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Knezovich remains devoted to this explanation though it has not, so far, been buttressed by the public evidence. It has prompted a measure of skepticism and scoffing that was ramped up during a recent dispute over his agency’s arrest, at a Black Lives Matter demonstration, of a local Democratic Socialist activist on a seven-year-old warrant from another county.
Jeremy Logan spoke to national news media outlet Huffington Post this week, linking his own experience with law enforcement in Spokane on Sunday with other stories that have emerged nationwide alleging peaceful protesters have been taken into custody. His arrest occurred before a Sunday afternoon event protesting the shooting of Jacob Blake by law enforcement in Wisconsin. Spokane County Sheriff's Cpl. Mark Gregory said Friday that Logan was arrested by members of the office wearing badges, pursuant to a warrant issued in Douglas County for his arrest in November 2013.
The man portrayed in the film “Hotel Rwanda” as saving the lives of more than 1,200 people from genocide was “kidnapped” while in Dubai, his daughter asserts, while a video shared by Rwandan authorities allegedly backing his arrest on suspicion of terrorism was quickly challenged by his foundation.
Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich and the local chapter of the NAACP announced Wednesday they signed a memorandum of understanding last year to address racial equity.
British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell was arrested by the FBI on Thursday on charges she helped procure underage sex partners for financier Jeffrey Epstein.
A Spokane County sheriff's deputy was dragged from a vehicle at speeds reaching between 20 and 30 mph on Friday evening, after pulling over a man suspected of having plates that did not match his vehicle.
A man who was with George Floyd on the night he died said his friend did not resist arrest and instead tried to diffuse the situation before he ended up handcuffed on the ground and pleading for air as an officer pressed a knee against his neck.
Police body camera video shows a March 2, 2020 arrest of Corey West by Spokane Police where apparently one or more officers put their weight on the man's upper back and neck area. The case came to light because a bystander snapped a photo and shared it with the media. The bystander heard the man say he couldn't breathe.
The white Minneapolis police officer who pressed his knee into George Floyd’s neck as he begged for air has been charged with murder.
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina – Bosnian authorities have arrested two high-ranking state officials and the owner of a private company which imported 100 ventilators from China that were found to be useless for COVID-19 patients. Bosnia’s state prosecutors said Friday that the arrested men include the prime minister of Bosnia’s Muslim-Croat federation, Fadil Novalic, a top state civil protection official, and the owner of the fruit processing company that received about $5.5 million from the government to get the equipment.
A Spokane police officer broke his arm Tuesday during an arrest of an uncooperative man, Spokane police said.
Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones was arrested in Texas on a misdemeanor charge of driving while intoxicated, authorities said Tuesday.
An American woman wanted in the 2002 death of her husband, whose remains were so badly burned they weren’t identified for more than a decade, was arrested in Rome after a multinational search, police said Thursday.
The former head of Mexico’s state oil company was arrested Wednesday in Spain on a international warrant issued by Mexico, authorities said.
Police body camera: Spokane Police Officer Taylor Johnson briefly detained Anwar Peace, an employee of Mister Car Wash on North Division Street around 5:09 p.m. Dec. 29, 2019 (time/date stamp shows Dec. 30) while officers swept the area and searched for a domestic violence suspect in North Spokane. Peace refused to give his name but was released after a few minutes. Peace filed a complaint after another officer, Chris Johnson (no relation to Officer Taylor Johnson) returned to the car wash a short time later, spoke with the car wash manager and argued with Peace. The conversation between the police officer and the car wash manager is omitted here because there was no sound on the video, but it picks up with the heated conversation between the officer and Peace inside the car wash. Read: Former police activist files complaint after encounter with Spokane officers.
Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn, who is awaiting trial in Japan, has arrived in Beirut, a close friend and local media reported Monday.
Two Mount Vernon residents face federal drug charges in connection with counterfeit painkillers after a 17-year-old Bellingham boy died from an overdose last month
A Utah elementary school teacher charged with felony kidnapping after leaving school property with a 6-year-old student said she was trying to help the upset girl get home.
Spokane police said two officers were assaulted early Sunday morning while trying to arrest two disorderly men outside of a Division Street bar.
Chief Craig Meidl and Capt. Tom Hendren said they believed that the context of the arrest led them to conclude the use of force was appropriate. They did not mention earlier conclusions that raised serious concerns about Officer Dan Lesser’s use of his K-9.