Stories tagged: SWAT
Thu., Aug. 29, 2013
James Rogers’ family questions death investigation
The shots that ended a standoff two years ago on the lower South Hill continue to create a wide chasm between how a grieving family and law enforcement investigators view …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 12, 2013, 3:32 p.m.
Man commits suicide after Spokane Valley standoff
A man was found dead after a five-hour standoff with Spokane County sheriff’s deputies on Sunday night. The medical examiner’s office is conducting an autopsy to determine the cause of …
Sat., July 6, 2013, 2:04 a.m.
Two arrested in North Spokane bombing of car
Two suspects were arrested on federal charges of illegal possession of explosives and firearms in connection to the June 29 bombing of a car in North Spokane.
Sat., July 6, 2013
Police search house for bomb connection
Spokane police and federal investigators searched a house Friday in the 2100 block of East Lacrosse Avenue as part of the investigation into last week’s bomb that blew up under …
Fri., June 21, 2013, 2:02 p.m.
Police arrest teenage suspect in Craigslist robberies
Spokane police arrested a 17-year-old believed to be connected to a series of Craigslist robberies.
Sat., April 13, 2013, 3:01 p.m.
Two-hour Idaho standoff ends in burglary arrest
Coeur d’Alene Police officers arrested a man following a two-hour standoff on Saturday morning after he broke into a neighboring home and fought with the homeowner, according to a Couer …
Thu., March 21, 2013, 8:16 p.m.
SWAT standoff ends with peaceful arrest
Police arrested a man on suspicion of violating a court order after he hid inside a north Spokane home’s attic when authorities asked him to come out, Spokane police officers …
Fri., March 1, 2013, 11:23 a.m.
Police and SWAT execute drug search warrants
Police and SWAT teams arrested at least one person in drug-related search warrants this morning.
Fri., Jan. 25, 2013, 2:31 p.m.
Seven arrested in Indian Trail problem house
Spokane Police Department released the names of the seven arrested in Thursday night’s search of a problem house in the Indian Trial neighborhood.
Fri., Dec. 7, 2012
For SWAT unit, uneventful finish is the goal
Judi Carl’s phone rang not long after midnight on Nov. 26. A man was holed up inside his home following a family argument that had turned violent. He was reportedly …
Fri., Feb. 17, 2012, 9:52 p.m.
North Spokane standoff ends peacefully
A man threatened to burn his mother’s house down, kill people and kill himself, prompting a standoff tonight that ended peacefully. Spokane police responded to the scene on the 7400 …
Sun., Jan. 8, 2012
Suicide standoff ends peacefully
A suicidal man prompted a SWAT standoff in Spokane County on Saturday. A few minutes before noon, a couple called police after finding a bloody man in a truck parked …
Sat., Jan. 7, 2012, 5:17 p.m.
Suicidal soldier prompts SWAT standoff
A suicidal soldier prompted a SWAT standoff in Spokane County this afternoon. A few minutes before noon, a couple called police after finding a bloody man in a truck parked …
Fri., July 1, 2011
Police cordon futile; suspect wasn’t home
Spokane Valley police and the SWAT team surrounded a Spokane Valley home for several hours Thursday hoping to apprehend a suspected thief with a long rap sheet. Turns out he …
UPDATED: Thu., June 30, 2011, 9:05 p.m.
Police surround Spokane Valley home
Spokane Valley police and the SWAT team surrounded a Spokane Valley home for several hours Thursday hoping to apprehend a suspected thief with a long rap sheet.
Sat., April 9, 2011, 10:23 p.m.
Armed man shuts down Forest Boulevard.
The SWAT team responded to reports of a man armed with a gun at 7:23 tonight and have blocked off Forest Blvd. near Bismarck Avenue.
Sun., Dec. 26, 2010
Hours-long standoff ends with arrests
Police arrested a wanted Spokane man late Friday after a standoff that lasted several hours. Robert T. Finkbeiner, 44, had warrants stemming from March 2009 for first-degree robbery, first-degree assault, …
Thu., June 17, 2010, 11:56 p.m.
Suspected heroin dealer surrenders to SWAT team
A suspected heroin dealer surrendered to a Spokane police SWAT team after a standoff on Thursday.
Thu., June 17, 2010
Developer enters not-guilty plea
A Spokane land developer pleaded not guilty to several felonies related to an alleged drug and stolen property ring investigators believe he ran from his Long Lake home.
Wed., June 16, 2010, 9:42 p.m.
Ward pleads not guilty to several felonies
A once-prominent Spokane land developer pleaded not guilty to several felonies related to an alleged drug and stolen property ring investigators believe he ran from his Long Lake home.
Fri., April 23, 2010
SWAT standoff ends in arrest
A man shot at a driver in north Spokane early Thursday, leading to a SWAT team standoff at a Queen Avenue home. Taurean D. Jones, 22, is accused of shooting …
Sun., Jan. 24, 2010, 2:28 p.m.
Two arrested after standoff
Police arrested two people on suspicion of burglary after a standoff involving the SWAT team early today in North Spokane.
Fri., Jan. 22, 2010
Spokane County raids target stolen guns
Spokane County sheriff’s deputies, including the SWAT team, raided two homes Thursday morning searching for guns and other items stolen from a collector who was away over the holidays. A …
Tue., June 9, 2009
Invasion finds home empty
An hours-long standoff outside a Spokane Valley home ended with a SWAT team breaking down the door and finding no one there except dogs. Spokane Valley Police and the Spokane …