Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Saturday, December 7, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Cloudy 37° Cloudy

Tags


Stories tagged: crime


Washington records

Spokane County Marriage licenses


Spokane man who sold FBI agents meth sentenced to nearly 12 years in prison

Daniel F. Humphrey, 43, was given 140 months in federal prison and five years of supervised release after pleading guilty in September to distribution of 50 grams or more of …


Spokane man sentenced for drug trafficking

A Spokane man was sentenced to 7 1/2 years in prison on Friday on drug trafficking charges. Robert Dvorak, 29, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute heroin and methamphetamine in …


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 6, 2019

Man dies in rollover crash in Okanogan County

The Washington State Patrol said the man’s SUV “left the roadway to the right for an unknown reason, traveled approximately 75 yards and struck rocks” before reentering the roadway and …


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 6, 2019

Medical examiner names Spokane man who died when truck fell on him

The medical examiner’s office identified the man as Ronald J. Wittkopf, 55.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 6, 2019

Students evacuated from 3 Gonzaga dorms allowed back inside

A construction crew struck a gas line Friday morning, forcing the evacuation of three dorms at Gonzaga University, KHQ reported.


Washington records

Spokane County Marriage licenses


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 5, 2019

Spokane man convicted of threatening to blow up federal courthouse indicted on same charge

Scott J. Franklin, 49, pleaded guilty in 2013 to mailing a threat from Spokane County Jail to bomb the federal courthouse and kill a judge. He was indicted Tuesday on …


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 5, 2019

Judge denies motion to dismiss charges pending against man suspected in wife’s death

William W. Bost, 60, asked Superior Court Judge Charnelle Bjelkengren to dismiss the charges he faces, including one count of first-degree murder and nine counts of illegal possession of a …


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 6, 2019

Arsonist gets six months in jail for 2016 fires north of Spokane

The fires were small but diverted firefighters and resources from two much larger blazes that erupted on the same day in Spokane and Valleyford, destroying homes, crops and other property.


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 5, 2019

Spokane fire crews rescue man from Spokane River

Spokane Fire Department crews rescued a man from the Spokane River below the Post Street Bridge early Thursday after a person near the bridge reported a man screaming for help …


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 5, 2019

Spokane police arrest 30-time felon again

Spokane police arrested Christopher D. Sheldon, 42, who has 30 prior felony convictions and was suspected of illegal firearm possession and identity theft, on Wednesday.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 6, 2019

Spokane felon pleads guilty to human trafficking-for-sex charges

A Spokane felon, who earlier was charged in connection to a human trafficking-for-sex investigation, pleaded guilty Thursday to related charges that could result in a sentence of 20 years in …


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 5, 2019

Man killed when truck falls on him in northeast Spokane

A man was killed Thursday morning when utility truck fell on a man in a driveway in northeast Spokane.


Washington records

Spokane County Marriage licenses


Gunshots follow hit-and-run crash near Underhill Park, police say

Spokane police responded to a hit-and-run crash and subsequent reports of gunshots near Underhill Park Wednesday evening.


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 4, 2019

Former Spokane business executive sentenced to federal prison for tax evasion

A former Spokane business executive was sentenced to a year in federal prison Wednesday for federal income tax evasion and was ordered to pay a substantial sum to reimburse his …


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 4, 2019

Police find missing Hillyard woman

An 81-year-old woman with dementia went missing Wednesday morning from the Hillyard neighborhood.


Washington records

Spokane County Marriage licenses


100 years ago in Spokane: Police stop scammer faking war injury; murder suspects arraigned

Harry Forbes, 20, went door-to-door in the Rockwood district, telling housewives, “Can you help a poor soldier who lost an arm in the war?”


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 3, 2019

Spokane man charged with raping, molesting girl, possessing 500 images of her abuse

Daniel N. Osorno, a 52-year-old Spokane man accused of child rape and molestation, possessed more than 500 images of himself abusing a girl beginning when she was 3, according to …


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 3, 2019

Semitruck crash leads to pile-up on I-90 near Ritzville

A single semitruck rollover turned into a multi-car crash early Tuesday morning as icy conditions plagued Interstate 90 near Ritzville.


Washington records

Spokane County Municipal and District courts


10 wounded in shooting near New Orleans’ French Quarter

Ten people were shot and wounded early Sunday near the French Quarter in New Orleans, a popular spot for tourists. Hours later in another part of town, another shooting killed …


Washington records

Spokane County Marriage licenses


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 2, 2019

Idaho State Police investigating death in Lewiston jail

Paramedics were called after the person was found unconscious, according to the Nez Perce County Sheriff’s Office.


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 28, 2019

Suspect in hit-and-run crash that killed baby awaits extradition from Spokane to South Dakota

Police issued a warrant for George Matousek’s arrest in September, nearly a year after he allegedly fled after causing a car crash that killed 1-year-old Mackayla Dillon and injured two …


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 28, 2019

Two Montana residents accused of trafficking meth through Post Falls

Kootenai County sheriff’s deputies arrested Robert P. Chiefstick, 45, and Rosalyn M. Redwood, 36, after a traffic stop Tuesday night.


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 28, 2019

Drive-by shooting suspect arrested after car chase in northeast Spokane

River E. Hewson is a suspect in a drive-by shooting that occurred Monday, police said. He was arrested Wednesday after leading police on a car chase through northeast Spokane.


Washington records

Spokane County Marriage licenses