Stories tagged: spokane county jail
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 26, 2018
A woman inmate at the Spokane County Jail was pronounced dead at a local hospital Saturday evening after being found unresponsive in her cell.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 20, 2018
A 26-year-old man led deputies on a car chase, going the wrong direction on Interstate 90 and crashing into two patrol cars, before fighting with the deputies on a steep …
Thu., Aug. 16, 2018
A man being held in the Spokane County Jail for failing to register as a sex offender now faces a second-degree manslaughter charge in connection with the death of his …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 13, 2018
A 34-year-old man was found dead in his cell in the Grant County Jail on Sunday morning.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 14, 2018
A Spokane County Jail inmate died in his cell early Wednesday morning following a fight with another cellmate.
UPDATED: Wed., July 25, 2018
The medical examiner’s office on Wednesday identified a woman who died in the Spokane County Jail this month as Cambrea M. Bishop, 26, of Spokane.
UPDATED: Thu., July 19, 2018
David Good, a transient 52-year-old with a destructive alcohol addiction, died in the jail’s booking area in the early hours of March 1. He was one of six inmates who …
UPDATED: Wed., July 18, 2018
A Spokane County Jail inmate died Tuesday, the sixth inmate who has died at the jail in the past 13 months. The inmate was found dead in his cell at …
UPDATED: Mon., July 16, 2018
Spokane County has hired a new criminal justice administrator to oversee reforms aimed at reducing the county’s jail population and racial disparities. Data from the reform effort so far makes …
UPDATED: Thu., June 28, 2018
About 30 people gathered Thursday afternoon at the Spokane County Jail to protest a recent Immigration and Customs Enforcement raid at
UPDATED: Thu., June 14, 2018
A Spokane County Jail inmate died in his cell Wednesday night, possibly as the result of an attack by his cellmate, authorities said.
UPDATED: Thu., June 7, 2018
Families reeling after three men hang themselves with bedsheets in Spokane County Jail during past year
In the past 12 months, three men have died after hanging themselves with bedsheets in the Spokane County Jail. Their families believe warning signs were missed or not taken seriously …
Sat., May 19, 2018
The finance manager at the Spokane County Jail was let go from his job last month following an internal investigation.
UPDATED: Wed., March 21, 2018
The finance manager at the Spokane County Jail, Arlington Richards, was placed on paid administrative leave Monday pending the outcome of an internal investigation.
UPDATED: Thu., March 1, 2018
Spokane County sheriff’s detectives have begun investigating the death of an inmate who was discovered early Thursday morning alone in a Spokane County Jail cell.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 3, 2018
A Spokane County Jail inmate is in critical condition after attempting suicide in his cell, according to the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 24, 2017
A convicted felon from Spokane faces a federal charge of sex trafficking after federal agents interviewed two women who claim that the suspect forced them to perform sex acts for …
Mon., Nov. 13, 2017
A 35-year-old man is accused of murdering his father and leaving the corpse in a bathtub in the family’s home north of Spokane.
Wed., Aug. 23, 2017
Spokane County plans to hire three new corrections officers and jail more federal prisoners to help fix a $10 million budget shortfall.
UPDATED: Tue., July 18, 2017
The Spokane County commissioners on Tuesday approved a $75,000 settlement with a man who suffered a skull fracture after he was assaulted by another inmate in the county jail in …
Thu., June 15, 2017
A Spokane County Jail inmate attempted to hang himself Thursday morning but was rushed to the hospital, where he was in critical condition Thursday evening
UPDATED: Fri., June 2, 2017
Richard A. Rod, 32, is suspected of involement in a robbery Tuesday morning that left a victim with stab wounds. Another suspect, Blain M. Peterson, was apprehended early Friday.
Wed., May 3, 2017
The sheriff wanted leaders to create a farm for inmates.
Fri., April 28, 2017
Man in court to be sentenced for a stabbing threatens victim in front of judge, corrections officers
A man is facing a new charge of witness intimidation after he started screaming in court at the victim he’d been found guilty of stabbing.
UPDATED: Sat., April 22, 2017
A Spokane County Jail inmate is in critical condition at a local hospital after an apparent suicide attempt in his cell Friday, said the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office.
UPDATED: Sun., April 2, 2017
Spokane police officers chased and arrested a 22-year-old man on Sunday, seizing a handgun, brass knuckles and a wooden baton in the process, the department said.
UPDATED: Sun., April 2, 2017
Recent overcrowding at the Spokane County Jail and Geiger Corrections Center has forced guards to keep inmates locked in their cells for longer periods of time – a practice that …
UPDATED: Tue., March 21, 2017
Spokane County plans to add measureable performance standards to its contract with NaphCare Inc., the Alabama company that provides medical care to county jail inmates.
UPDATED: Mon., March 20, 2017
Spokane County commissioners will decide Tuesday whether to negotiate a new contract with NaphCare Inc., the Alabama company that provides medical care for county jail inmates.
Sat., Feb. 18, 2017
Spokane County has eliminated two of the biggest barriers for people seeking treatment for heroin and opiate addiction.