Stories tagged: pepper spray
Mon., July 15, 2019
A 39-year-old man who previously sprayed bear mace at Spokane police and himself in a confrontation two summers ago will spend more than a decade in prison after striking a …
UPDATED: Sat., May 25, 2019
Woman leads deputies on chase from Idaho to Mead; Spike strips, pepper spray and Taser used in arrest
After a car chase Friday night that started in Idaho and ended in Mead, Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies were forced to deploy spike strips to stop the fleeing car and …
Wed., Nov. 7, 2018
Use of force review board: Yakima police officer ‘reasonable’ in kicking pepper-sprayed teen at fair
A Yakima police officer who was videotaped kicking a teenager who’d been pepper-sprayed has been put back on patrol and will not face administrative action after a use of force …
Fri., Aug. 31, 2018
A can of pepper spray went off inside a plane headed from Oakland, California, to Maui on Friday, requiring emergency help for several people aboard, Hawaiian Airlines said.
Tue., Aug. 8, 2017
Police are searching for a man accused of pepper-spraying an 80-year-old Walmart employee in Kentucky.
Wed., June 28, 2017
Portland police arrested a young woman and two girls accused of attacking a bus driver with spit and pepper spray.
Mon., Dec. 26, 2016
Fights broke out at malls around the country Monday night sending shoppers, who were looking for post-holiday deals, scrambling for the exits.
Fri., Oct. 21, 2016
A Spokane Valley man faces criminal assault charges after posing as his wife online, meeting up with her lover, then pepper spraying and beating him with a metal object.
Thu., June 20, 2013
Spokane police issued a warrant Thursday for the arrest of a man wanted for robbing and pepper spraying a barista at a drive-through coffee shop last week.
Thu., June 13, 2013
Police said a woman used pepper spray on two Rite Aid employees during a shoplifting-turned-robbery this morning.
Mon., June 10, 2013
A man used pepper spray on a drive-through coffee shop barista this morning and drove away with her car, police said.
Mon., July 30, 2012
A woman upset over an elderly couple’s driving pepper sprayed a 72-year-old disabled woman at a north Spokane Home Depot on Sunday.
Sun., March 18, 2012
Hike in groups in bear country. Keep food and trash away from bears.
Mon., March 21, 2011
Corrections officers in the state should wear personal body alarms, carry pepper spray and make other safety improvements to avoid future attacks like the one that killed a guard at …
Fri., May 28, 2010
A 31-year-old Medical Lake man is accused of assaulting a family with pepper spray in a dispute over a tricycle. Andrew Nelson Evans was arrested after sheriff’s deputies found a …
Thu., May 27, 2010
A 31-year-old Medical Lake man is accused of assaulting a family with pepper spray in a dispute over a tricycle.