Stories tagged: Whitman County Sheriff's Office
UPDATED: Fri., April 19, 2019, 7:33 p.m.
A 23-year-old Washington State University student was arrested Thursday morning after detectives sent an informant to purchase drugs and then raided the suspect’s house in Pullman, finding a half-pound of …
UPDATED: Mon., April 15, 2019, 10:54 a.m.
Two police officers fatally shot the suspect in the killing of a Washington state sheriff’s deputy after the man was seen running out of the woods with a firearm, ending …
UPDATED: Mon., April 8, 2019, 8:21 p.m.
Authorities were searching Monday for a man who entered a marijuana shop near Pullman, pointed a handgun at an employee and escaped with an undisclosed amount of cash.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 6:37 p.m.
Multiple agencies pursue vehicle in high speed chase through Spokane, Cheney; suspects arrested after crash
A Washington State Patrol trooper was injured during a high-speed chase that began in Idaho and ended with a crash in Cheney early Friday morning.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 1, 2018, 7:03 p.m.
A man who was discovered dead Friday in Whitman County has been identified as 55-year-old Kenneth L. Allen of Coeur d’Alene.
Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 8:04 a.m.
A high speed police pursuit sped through downtown Pullman on Wednesday just before 2:30 p.m.
UPDATED: Wed., July 25, 2018, 5:51 p.m.
A 69-year-old man died after crashing his paraglider Saturday morning on Steptoe Butte, according to the Whitman County Sheriff’s Office.
Sun., July 8, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
The body of a Garfield County man missing since July 2 was located Saturday in the Snake River in Whitman County.
UPDATED: Thu., June 7, 2018, 9:01 p.m.
A retired Spokane firefighter was killed early Wednesday morning after authorities say he crashed his ultralight airplane on the Snake River.
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.
Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 4:16 p.m.
Whitman County authorities now say money, not mercy, appears to have motivated a woman to kill her husband before turning the gun on herself.
Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 5:10 p.m.
A couple in their 60s died in an apparent murder-suicide Tuesday morning in a rural town in Whitman County.
UPDATED: Mon., March 6, 2017, 10:58 p.m.
When a two-story home in Tekoa became engulfed in flames last fall, few suspected arson.
UPDATED: Sat., March 4, 2017, 1:46 p.m.
Bobby J. Bilderback, 48, faces assault and weapons charges after an altercation at his home in Malden, according to the Whitman County Sheriff’s Office. Bilderback spent time in prison for …
Tue., July 5, 2016, 8:21 a.m.
The Fourth of July ended in a hospital bed for a Spokane man who was “shot in the leg at least once and possibly stabbed” during a fight in Tekoa, …
Wed., Dec. 30, 2015, 5:08 p.m.
The body of a missing hunter was found Wednesday in Whitman County with his hunting dog by his side.
Wed., July 15, 2015, 9:23 a.m.
Two people died early this morning in a one-car wreck near Steptoe.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 10, 2015, 10:23 p.m.
Three people were killed and another critically injured Saturday when a man shot them in three separate incidents in Moscow.
Thu., May 2, 2013
COLFAX – Investigators suspect a graduate student studying chemistry at Washington State University tried to poison his wife with nitrogen gas to collect on her $1 million life insurance policy. …
Tue., April 30, 2013, 6:10 p.m.
Investigators have arrested a man suspected of trying to poison his wife last month at their Uniontown, Wash., home.
Fri., April 5, 2013, 8:08 p.m.
A Pullman man fell 50 feet to his death early Friday morning at the Granite Point cliffs along the Snake River.
Thu., Nov. 22, 2012
A would-be burglar, who was trussed up like a Thanksgiving turkey by a St. John, Wash., homeowner, told sheriff’s deputies that he was offended by the man’s actions. Michael E. …
Wed., Sept. 5, 2012
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office dive team recovered what is believed to be a murder weapon Tuesday in the Spokane River. Authorities believe the AK-47 rifle was used to kill …
Tue., Sept. 4, 2012, 3:19 p.m.
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office dive team recovered what is believed to be a murder weapon in the Spokane River today.
Sun., April 1, 2012, 9:30 p.m.
A man who was rescued after his kayak tipped over Sunday in Rock Lake later died, the Whitman County Sheriff’s Office reported.
Wed., Dec. 1, 2010
One man was killed and one seriously injured after a tractor-trailer they were working on fell off its hoist Tuesday near Pullman, according to the Whitman County Sheriff’s Office. David …
Mon., Nov. 22, 2010
Police are searching for a man who escaped from a work detail at the Whitman County Jail on Saturday.
Tue., Oct. 12, 2010
A 5-month-old boy is in critical condition after his mother’s 21-year-old boyfriend assaulted him early Monday, according to the Whitman County Sheriff’s Office.
Sun., Oct. 3, 2010
An Okanogan man marked his 21st birthday by fleeing police, plunging his car into the Palouse River and going to jail. Whitman County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Keith Cooper attempted to …
Sun., Aug. 15, 2010
A 69-year-old man died Saturday after a combine accident near Endicott, Wash. The Whitman County Sheriff’s Office said the man, whose name was not released, was working with another person …