Stories tagged: sheriff
Fri., July 19, 2019
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office’s Community Diversion Unit works to divert people experiencing mental health crises away from the hospital or jail.
UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019
Spokane Valley Sheriff’s deputies on Tuesday responded to 911 caller who stated a man kicked in the door of a home and went inside. At about 7:30 p.m., deputies arrived …
UPDATED: Wed., June 19, 2019
A Spokane County Sheriff’s deputy’s squad car was involved in one of two crashes that occurred after a stolen car was pulled over on Interstate 90 near the Havana Street …
Fri., Jan. 25, 2019
A 19-year-old from El Salvador admitted killing a married couple in Nevada and used a handgun that he said he stole earlier from their Reno home to do it, according …
Fri., Jan. 11, 2019
New Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis suspended Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel on Friday over his handling of February’s massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
Mon., Nov. 26, 2018
A 16-year-old boy was shot by a Bannock County sheriff’s deputy after running from a traffic stop here on Friday night, authorities said.
Tue., July 10, 2018
A 13-year-old boy Yakima County sheriff’s officials say was hit by a deputy responding to a Harrah home invasion early Saturday remains in serious condition at a Seattle-area hospital.
UPDATED: Thu., June 21, 2018
The Spokane Valley Police Department is searching for a man suspected of stabbing his brother during an argument.
UPDATED: Tue., June 12, 2018
Idaho County officials are treating the disappearance of Shawnta L. Pankey of Grangeville as foul play and say the woman’s boyfriend is “a person of interest.”
UPDATED: Tue., June 5, 2018
The widow of a northern Idaho man killed by Bonner County sheriff’s deputies last year has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the department.
Tue., April 10, 2018
Idaho County Sheriff Doug Giddings, whose office last week disputed claims that a puppy under the care of Washington State University’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital had been shot in the jaw …
Sat., March 3, 2018
The former sheriff of Jerome County in south-central Idaho is facing two felony charges.
Tue., Feb. 13, 2018
Two Washington residents were arrested in Latah County on Friday after they allegedly led the county sheriff on a brief vehicle pursuit as they attempted to flee the scene of …
Fri., Jan. 12, 2018
An ex-deputy who accused former King County Sheriff John Urquhart of groping him in a Renton parking lot four years ago has filed a countersuit as part of a formal …
Tue., Nov. 14, 2017
The sheriff of a northwestern Montana county has resigned in a dispute with county commissioners over funding for the county jail.
Fri., Oct. 20, 2017
The judge in former Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s now-pardoned criminal case has refused the retired lawman’s request to throw out all rulings in the case, including a blistering decision that explained …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 14, 2017
The attorney general’s office says a North Idaho sheriff’s office did not violate public corruption laws when it concealed records to unsuccessfully hide an ongoing murder investigation.
Tue., Sept. 5, 2017
Former Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke is joining a political action committee that supports President Donald Trump, saying in an email Tuesday he will serve as spokesman and senior adviser to …
Tue., Aug. 29, 2017
On an evening when we should have all been focused on our brothers and sisters in the path of a storm, President Trump was focused on rescuing one person and …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 14, 2017
President Donald Trump says he may grant a pardon to former Sheriff Joe Arpaio following his recent conviction in federal court, prompting outrage among critics who say the move would …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017
The Adams County Sheriff’s Office and other law enforcement agencies served search warrants Wednesday on five illegal marijuana grows in the tiny unincorporated town of Cunningham.
UPDATED: Mon., July 31, 2017
Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio has been convicted of a criminal charge for disobeying a court order to stop traffic patrols that targeted immigrants.
Thu., July 20, 2017
A Washington sheriff’s is asking the FBI investigate a fatal shooting by one of his deputies.
Tue., June 20, 2017
The attorney for a Montana county sheriff charged with misdemeanor partner or family member assault says the sheriff will be taking personal leave while his case goes through the court …
Wed., May 17, 2017
Klamath County deputies have testified that former Sheriff Frank Skrah used excessive force against suspects who posed no threat.
Fri., May 12, 2017
Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca has been sentenced to three years in prison, marking an end to a corruption scandal that has roiled the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s …
Wed., April 26, 2017
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Wednesday that he won’t remove Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke from office over the death of an inmate who was denied water for seven days.
Wed., March 15, 2017
Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca was convicted Wednesday of obstructing an FBI investigation into corrupt and violent guards who took bribes to smuggle contraband into the jails he …
Mon., Dec. 26, 2016
The season of giving became personal for Andrew Rosas when he left his overnight shift at Shari’s Restaurant early this morning.
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016
Snohomish County will pay $14.3 million to a man who lost his legs after a sheriff’s deputy allegedly ran a stop sign in Everett and struck him last year.