Stories tagged: theft
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.
UPDATED: Wed., May 2, 2018, 10:46 p.m.
The civil side of a bizarre case involving prominent Spokane developer Harlan Douglass and one of his closest employees came to a close Wednesday afternoon, when 26-year-old Bryan Reilly was …
Thu., April 12, 2018, 8:28 a.m.
A Vermont restaurant owner says he’ll give whoever returns a life-size cardboard cutout of himself stolen from an airport a $100 gift certificate to dine in.
UPDATED: Wed., April 11, 2018, 7:02 p.m.
An hours-long SWAT negotiation Tuesday evening in the Five Mile neighborhood ended in the arrest of two convicted felons.
Sun., April 8, 2018, 11:42 a.m.
Bring up the subject of theft, and practically every farmer has at least one story. There’s tales of stolen irrigation parts, wire, and batteries from wind machines. But Lower Valley …
UPDATED: Wed., April 4, 2018, 5:26 p.m.
A former Rosalia firefighter faces felony charges after Whitman County sheriff’s deputies say he was involved in an early-morning Easter ambulance hijacking.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 15, 2018, 8:43 p.m.
The former chief counsel for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Seattle acknowledged in court Thursday that he stole the identities of people facing immigration proceedings and used them to …
Fri., Feb. 9, 2018, 9:47 a.m.
An Oregon man who stole more than $100,000 from his blind, 94-year-old grandmother pleaded guilty to theft charges and was sentenced to 30 days in jail.
Wed., Feb. 7, 2018, 7:52 p.m.
The Washington State Patrol is seeking help from the public as they investigate a theft of $400,000 in diamonds.
Tue., Jan. 30, 2018, 5:43 p.m.
A suspicious vehicle stop by a Spokane police officer netted three rifles, a shotgun and a jewelry box belonging to a burglary victim’s deceased wife.
Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 5:06 p.m.
Amarillo police are investigating a burglary in which thieves lifted about 4,000 antique lighters.
Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 7:08 a.m.
A worker at Rite Aid was knocked unconscious Wednesday evening by a shoplifter she was trying to stop.
Mon., Jan. 15, 2018, 10:29 a.m.
Police say someone used a forklift to steal an ATM in northwest Portland.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 10, 2018, 10:26 p.m.
A man was arrested Monday after falling asleep in the back seat of car he allegedly stole, according to the Spokane Sheriff’s Office.