Stories tagged: theft
Thu., Jan. 10, 2019, 10:29 a.m.
To identify the burglary suspect who broke into a closed Florida police substation and ate an officer’s chicken dinner, detectives didn’t need to lift fingerprints or get DNA from the …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 21, 2018, 9:06 p.m.
Silverwood’s former accounting manager, Melissa K. Foeller, and former Chief Financial Officer Christopher A. Wyatt each face five counts of grand theft.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 8, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
A 20-year-old man who was caught stealing a package from the front porch of a home in Spokane’s North Central neighborhood said he did it because he was bored, according …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 30, 2018, 7:05 a.m.
Mindy Simonson remembers watching a video of a thief from her front-door camera. Dressed in everyday clothing, a person she’s never seen walked up to her front door and wedged …
Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 6:58 p.m.
Spokane Police officers arrested two men Saturday in connection with the theft of guns and guitars from cars. Police caught the suspects after the victim of the burglaries helped police …
Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 3:40 p.m.
A burglary victim was able to track his stolen property through an online selling app, leading to the arrest of two men over the weekend.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 6, 2018, 5:46 p.m.
A man who told Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies he hadn’t slept in four days because of to being high on meth and heroin was arrested Monday under suspicion of breaking …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 10:08 p.m.
A former leader of a Freeman High School parent-teacher group was arrested Thursday for allegedly stealing over $6,000 from the group’s bank account for personal items.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 4:29 p.m.
The Justice Department has charged companies in China and Taiwan and three individuals with stealing trade secrets from a U.S. semi-conductor company.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 31, 2018, 8:08 p.m.
The former president and treasurer of the Freeman school district’s nonprofit fundraising group is under investigation for first-degree theft after allegedly stealing more than $6,000 from the group’s bank account.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 16, 2018, 9:08 p.m.
The former president of the Washington State Bar Association has been charged with stealing from two Spokane law firms where she previously worked.
Fri., Oct. 5, 2018
An anonymous tipster this week alerted several local news outlets to the investigation, saying a large amount of taxpayer money had been stolen by an employee of the county’s risk …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 4, 2018, 6:18 p.m.
Investigators are asking for the public’s help to identify a man who stole alcohol from a Safeway, punched a worker and fled on a Razor scooter in July. The Spokane …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 29, 2018, 8:55 p.m.
A mother making a stop at a Spokane Valley gas station Wednesday morning returned to find her car – and child – missing.
Tue., Aug. 28, 2018, 7:35 p.m.
A former Liberty Mutual insurance employee was charged in Spokane for theft and filing a false insurance claim after she reported her diamond ring went missing and investigators say she …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 17, 2018, 9:34 a.m.
Spokane police planted an expensive mountain bike to catch thieves Wednesday outside the Safeway grocery store at Mission Avenue and Hamilton Street, an area rife with property crime in recent …
Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 3:06 p.m.
Two laptops actress Sean Young was accused of stealing from a movie production company that had fired her were returned Tuesday after the new director urged her to “please turn …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 12, 2018, 4:10 p.m.
Eyewitnesses, Sea-Tac passengers, airport audio and other accounts create a detailed look at the chaos that unfolded as a Horizon Air employee stole a plane and crashed it on Ketron …
Wed., Aug. 8, 2018, 9:15 a.m.
Shortly before midnight, a window was smashed out at 16 N. Third St. and a 6-foot stuffed Spider-Man figure sitting in a chair of the vacant storefront was taken.
Wed., Aug. 1, 2018, 8:49 p.m.
A Massachusetts college student who was named his high school’s valedictorian for his savvy tech skills hacked into unsuspecting investors’ personal cellphones, email and social media accounts to steal at …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 1, 2018, 10:20 p.m.
Thieves carrying out a daring robbery in broad daylight walked into a medieval cathedral in Sweden, smashed open a glass security case and stole priceless gold and jewel-encrusted crowns dating …
Tue., July 31, 2018, 2:57 p.m.
Two men have confessed to snatching a small shark from a Texas aquarium’s interactive touch tank, then whisking it away, wrapping it in a blanket and concealing it in a …
Wed., July 25, 2018, 2:01 p.m.
A Los Angeles judge ordered a man accused of stealing Frances McDormand’s best actress Oscar statuette to stand trial on a felony grand theft charge.
Mon., July 23, 2018, 8:45 a.m.
A Boise-area gym on Saturday held a fundraiser to benefit the victims of the June 30 stabbing that killed one girl and injured 8 others. But as the event drew …
UPDATED: Thu., July 5, 2018, 7:41 p.m.
Police arrested a man Wednesday accused of stealing a vehicle from a Spokane car lot, ramming it into police cruisers and leading officers to a remote area in Pend Oreille …
Mon., July 2, 2018, 7 p.m.
Spokane County detectives are asking for help identifying a man involved in a June 22 robbery of over $1,800 in DeWalt power tools.
Mon., July 2, 2018, 6:40 p.m.
Police arrested a man Saturday evening who may be linked to several burglaries in Northeast Spokane.
UPDATED: Fri., June 29, 2018, 9:41 p.m.
A stolen vehicle caught fire on Hazard Road while the driver was attempting to evade a Spokane County Sheriff’s deputy this morning.
UPDATED: Wed., June 20, 2018, 11:57 a.m.
Six exotic – and expensive – Bengal cats were stolen from a Pasco breeder while she slept.
Mon., May 14, 2018, 1:42 p.m.
A Georgia beekeeper says thieves stole dozens of hives, taking off with up to $20,000 worth of equipment.