Arrow-right Camera
The Spokesman-Review Newspaper
Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883

Sirens & Gavels archive for Feb. 2, 2010

TUESDAY, FEB. 2, 2010

Suspect arrested in weekend stabbing

A man who told a judge two weeks ago that he planned to "make better decisions" and "be a parent" is back in Spokane County Jail after police say he stabbed two men early Saturday. Michael R. "Mikey Mike" Gardner was booked into jail Tuesday,…

Continue reading this post »

Move over, toothless burglar

A burglar dressed in skin-tight leotards and a red bandana went screaming from a Spokane Valley home this morning after being surprised by a 14-year-old occupant. The boy told officers he was in the shower and heard his dogs barking in the kitchen about 6:40…

Continue reading this post »

Man accused of stabbing drinking buddy

An argument between two men drinking at a North Side apartment early Tuesday ended with one stabbing the other, Spokane police said. Matthew J. Blizzard, 32, is accused of stabbing Paul J. Erickson, 39, with a pocket knife inside Erickson's apartment at 6616 N. Addison…

Continue reading this post »

Detectives are looking for help identifying this man, who they say broke into gaming machines at the Hico Village, 1201 North Barker Road, on Jan. 24 about 4:30 p.m. (Crime Stoppers)

Gaming machine thief caught on tape

Detectives are looking for a man they say broke into gaming machines at a Spokane Valley convenience store. The man was captured on security video around the time of the theft, which detectives say occurred Jan. 24 about 4:30 p.m. at the Hico Village, 1201…

Continue reading this post »

Public safety news from the Inland Northwest and beyond.