Stories tagged: theft
FRIDAY, JULY 13, 2012, 12:01 P.M.
Theft suspect flees after officer injured at CdA Casino
Police are looking for a man who injured an officer outside the Coeur d’Alene Casino today while fleeing in a stolen Toyota 4Runner.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 4, 2012
Thieves leave care bus damaged
A bus used by Catholic Charities for emergencies and community services was broken into and vandalized Monday night. “It’s disappointing,” Executive Director Rob McCann said in an email Tuesday. “Just …
TUESDAY, JUNE 19, 2012, 12:34 P.M.
Suspected commercial burglars caught
A man and woman suspected of stealing a log splitter and vintage guitar from a business have been booked into Spokane County jail on burglary charges.
TUESDAY, JUNE 19, 2012, 7:33 A.M.
Post Falls man arrested after stolen car tip
GARDEN CITY, Idaho — A tip about a stolen Camaro being offered for sale in Garden City led to the arrest of a Post Falls man on burglary, theft and …
MONDAY, JUNE 11, 2012
Woman accused of stealing, using officer’s passport
A Spokane woman is accused of stealing a federal Homeland Security officer’s passport and using it to pawn two stolen rifles. Investigators identified Amanda Wayne Macklin, 23, as a suspect …
THURSDAY, MAY 31, 2012, 1:20 P.M.
Prowling suspect found asleep in Post Falls car
An alleged car prowler was arrested when Post Falls police found him unconscious early this morning in one of the cars he’s suspected of burglarizing.
THURSDAY, MAY 31, 2012
Two home-invasion robberies reported
A man was shot in the leg late Tuesday in what Spokane police are investigating as a possible home-invasion robbery. The 11 p.m. shooting in the 900 block of East …
THURSDAY, MAY 10, 2012, 9:32 A.M.
Plaster cow stolen from Cd’A flea market recovered
COEUR d’ALENE — An Idaho man on felony probation for burglary is in a whole herd of trouble after a fiberglass cow taken from outside a Coeur d’Alene flea market …
UPDATED: TUESDAY, MAY 8, 2012, 7:41 P.M.
Leaf pleads guilty to stealing painkillers
GREAT FALLS, Mont. — Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf has pleaded guilty to charges that he broke into a house and possessed prescription painkillers.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, MAY 3, 2012, 10:24 A.M.
Montana court postpones Ryan Leaf’s arraignment
Ryan Leaf’s arraignment on charges that the former NFL quarterback broke into two homes in Montana and stole prescription drugs has been postponed.
FRIDAY, APRIL 27, 2012
Locator device helps detectives track burglary suspect in Valleyford area
A 50-year-old ex-con accused of burglarizing a south Spokane County home while three children hid was arrested in part because detectives installed an electronic location tracker on his vehicle. The …
THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 2012
Bail-jumping charge sends thief to prison
A Spokane man convicted of stealing money from a homeless woman who gave him her savings to rent a home is headed to prison. But it wasn’t the theft that …
SATURDAY, APRIL 21, 2012
Gonzaga program helps police crack smaller-scale fraud, embezzlement cases
Spokane County law enforcement agencies believe they may be seeing the criminal result of the bad economy: Reports of theft and fraud by employees in all types of work are …
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 2012
Police pinpoint crime calls
A day after Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich declared war on property crimes, the Spokane Police Department sent out a news release highlighting a previously announced initiative designed to combat …
SATURDAY, MARCH 31, 2012
Property crimes to get new focus
City leaders on Friday announced a new plan to investigate property crimes in Spokane that involves more investigators, a greater focus on crime trends and larger investments in technology. The …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2012, 1:08 P.M.
Burglary suspect: These pants aren’t mine
A suspected burglar caught wearing pants with methamphetamine in the pocket said the pants didn’t belong to him, police say.
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 2012, 4:48 P.M.
Spokane burglary suspect is repeat offender
A burglary suspect accused of stealing a truck and gun from a northwest Spokane home is a repeat offender with a 19-year history of property crimes, police say.
MONDAY, MARCH 19, 2012, 9:50 A.M.
Investigators discover link to old burglary, poaching cases
While investigating thefts in Whitman and Spokane counties on Sunday, investigators discovered a link to a 2009 burglary, along with potential links to old theft and poaching cases.
THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2012
Theft victims in Liberty Lake point to family members
Liberty Lake police officers responded to a steady stream of mostly minor incidents from March 5-Monday. Those calls included two from residents reporting thefts by family members. A resident in …
TUESDAY, FEB. 28, 2012
Prosecutors say officer was justified
A Colville police officer was justified when he shot and killed a 21-year-old car-prowling suspect who investigators say was armed with a stolen gun last November, prosecutors have concluded. Officer …
MONDAY, FEB. 27, 2012, 7:35 P.M.
Officer in fatal Colville shooting won’t be charged
A Colville police officer was justified when he shot and killed a 21-year-old car prowling suspect who investigators say was armed with a stolen gun last November, prosecutors recently concluded.
SATURDAY, JAN. 14, 2012
Judicial appointee helps track suspect
An assistant U.S. attorney and appointee for a federal judgeship helped identify a suspect in a string of South Hill burglaries by tracking his wife’s stolen coffee shop card. Tom …
FRIDAY, JAN. 13, 2012, 7:43 P.M.
U.S. attorney used wife’s stolen card to track South Hill burglar
An assistant U.S. attorney and appointee for a federal judgeship helped identify a suspect in a string of South Hill burglaries by tracking his wife’s stolen coffee shop card.
THURSDAY, JAN. 5, 2012
Man says optimism drove Ponzi scheme
Dale Edward Lowell just needed a bit more money. A few dollars here and there – anything to help him make another investment in a stock market he was sure …
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 4, 2012, 1:34 P.M.
Ex-real estate agent sentenced in $2.2 mil. Ponzi scheme
A man who authorities say used his connections as a real estate agent and church pianist in North Idaho to dupe investors out of $2.2 million has been sentenced to …
FRIDAY, DEC. 23, 2011
Alleged copper thieves thought they had license to steal
These entrepreneurs probably won’t be in the running for a business leadership award anytime soon. Police say a band of suspected metal thieves created a Spokane-based business, complete with licenses …
THURSDAY, DEC. 22, 2011, 6:26 P.M.
Coeur d’Alene police ID eight in massive burglary ring
Coeur d’Alene police have four people in custody and are looking for four more in connection with a massive burglary ring.
THURSDAY, DEC. 22, 2011, 12:38 P.M.
Woman steals $1,700 worth of botox treatments
Coeur d’Alene Police are looking for a woman suspected of walking out of a North Idaho dermatology business without paying for $1,700 in facial treatments, including Botox and Juvederm.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 21, 2011
Home had been hit before
A teenager who was with the 13-year-old boy shot during a Monday burglary had stolen marijuana from the same home less than a week before. The boy who was shot …
TUESDAY, DEC. 20, 2011, 9:18 P.M.
Report: Homeowner who shot teen suspect had pot stolen earlier
A teenager who was with the 13-year-old boy shot during a Monday burglary had stolen marijuana from the same home less than a week before.