Stories tagged: vehicle prowling
Wed., April 27, 2016, 7:12 p.m.
Police warn of increased car theft at Spokane Valley Mall
Police have seen an increase in vehicle prowling at the Spokane Valley Mall.
Thu., Feb. 4, 2016, 1:33 p.m.
Fresh snow foils thieves
Mother Nature helped nab two thieves early Thursday morning after police followed footprints in fresh snow right to them
Thu., Feb. 5, 2015
Police hunt for car prowler with gun injury
A car prowler on Spokane’s South Hill may have shot himself during a confrontation with a neighborhood resident Wednesday morning. Spokane police said a man found the suspected prowler inside …
Wed., Oct. 15, 2014
Police: Six arrests made in South Hill burglary spree
Spokane police arrested six people last weekend suspected in a string of South Hill home break-ins and garage burglaries. The announcement came a day after Spokane County filed paperwork laying …
Wed., March 19, 2014, 5:50 p.m.
Deputies arrest two in suspected vehicle prowling ring
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office made two arrests and served two search warrants Wednesday in a bid to break up a vehicle prowling ring active in Spokane and Kootenai counties.
Sat., Nov. 23, 2013, 1:16 p.m.
Stonehill College cross country team victimized in vehicle prowling
Spokane County sheriff’s deputies responded Thursday to reports that someone had burglarized the rental van of the Stonehill College cross country team.
Mon., Nov. 4, 2013, 12:41 p.m.
K9 unit tracks suspected vehicle prowler at Mead High School
John Heitman, 19, was booked into Spokane County Jail on Friday after Spokane County sheriff’s deputies say they found him breaking into cars at Mead High School. A short foot …
Thu., March 7, 2013
Car prowl suspects nabbed in Liberty Lake
Two 15-year-old boys were arrested on charges of vehicle prowling, theft and possession of stolen property in Liberty Lake after a man reportedly caught them in the act, got his …
Wed., Dec. 5, 2012, 8:08 p.m.
Spokane Valley detectives seek help identifying thief
Spokane Valley Property Crimes detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a female suspected of stealing credit cards.
Thu., 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.
Thu., March 1, 2012
More Liberty Lake prowling suspects identified
More vehicle prowling victims have been coming forward in Liberty Lake recently and that has led to the identification of two more suspects in the recent surge of thefts. Last …
Thu., Feb. 23, 2012
Vehicle prowling suspects identified
Liberty Lake police have identified two suspects in the recent string of vehicle prowlings in the city, but no arrests have been made. Police have already recovered some stolen property …
Tue., Dec. 13, 2011
Lawyer pins theft suspect
Police say a man who prowled at least 30 cars a night throughout Spokane County picked the wrong truck in the Valley recently. Spokane lawyer Brant Stevens caught up with …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 12, 2011, 7:57 p.m.
Spokane lawyer catches prolific car prowling suspect
Police say a man who prowled at least 30 cars a night throughout Spokane County picked the wrong truck in the Valley recently.
Fri., Nov. 18, 2011, 11:53 a.m.
Colville officer in fatal shooting identified
The Colville police officer who shot a 21-year-old man to death late Saturday is an 11-year veteran, officials said today.
Tue., Nov. 15, 2011
Shooting victim was new to area
A 21-year-old man shot to death by a Colville police officer late Saturday was raised by a computer analyst and an elementary school teacher in a small town near Bakersfield, …
Mon., Nov. 14, 2011, 7:52 p.m.
Man killed by Colville police a California native
A 21-year-old man shot to death by a Colville Police Department officer over the weekend was identified this morning as a transient out of California.
Thu., Aug. 4, 2011
Formidable foursome for would-be crooks
One of the more interesting SCOPE (Sheriff Community Oriented Policing Effort) stations in Spokane Valley may be the Trentwood station. Not only is it located inside an apartment in the …
Wed., June 22, 2011
Deputy won’t be charged in shooting
No charges will be filed against a Stevens County sheriff’s deputy who shot a burglary suspect as he was in bed reaching for a gun. Deputy Travis Frizzell was justified …
Tue., April 26, 2011, 10:27 a.m.
Lost cell phone leads to car prowling suspect’s arrest
A 15-year-old car prowler was arrested Monday after he left his cell phone inside a victimized vehicle and the owner called his mother, Spokane Valley police said today.
Wed., March 16, 2011, 11:22 a.m.
Valley man holds theft suspects at gunpoint
A Spokane Valley man held two suspected car thieves at gunpoint Tuesday night after catching them breaking into his pickup, police said today.
Tue., May 11, 2010, 10:17 a.m.
Deputy bruises ribs in car chase with teens
A Spokane County Sheriff’s deputy suffered minor injuries early today when two teens rammed his patrol car with a stolen Jeep after sideswiping a house, authorities say.