Stories tagged: spokane county sheriff
UPDATED: Sun., March 8, 2020
A man was shot in Spokane Valley on Sunday afternoon after Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a domestic violence call.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 23, 2020
Spokane County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating after a reported shooting that left a man with life-threatening injuries Sunday evening.
Mon., Dec. 9, 2019
The size of Spokane County’s jail has been a political question since at least the late 1930s. The current Public Safety Building was built in 1970 to relieve the stress …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 22, 2019
The body of a woman was found Friday in the Spokane River near Camp Sekani.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 6, 2019
The Washington State Patrol is leading a regional investigation into the death in Newman Lake. Deputies were initially called to the home around 9:30 p.m. after a family member reported …
Mon., April 9, 2018
When the 2,000 students return from spring break Monday at Lewis and Clark High School, they will be part of the next generation of school safety: studying in classes behind …
UPDATED: Fri., July 21, 2017
City of Spokane Human Rights Commission leaders to apologize for racist and sexist comments made on Facebook aimed at seven newly hired Spokane County sheriff’s deputies
Wed., May 3, 2017
The sheriff wanted leaders to create a farm for inmates.
UPDATED: Thu., April 27, 2017
After a four-hour standoff and a bout of gunfire, Spokane County sheriff’s deputies found Dean Bellamy’s body on the floor of the master bedroom of his Colbert home. There was …
UPDATED: Wed., April 5, 2017
The children of a Spokane Valley woman filed a wrongful death lawsuit against their adoptive father for killing their mother in January 2016.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 2, 2017
News that the U.S. House of Representatives had repealed a rule banning mentally ill people from buying guns left Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich confused Thursday afternoon.
Sun., July 10, 2016
A woman was killed Sunday when her car crashed in the Four Lakes area southwest of Spokane.
Tue., June 21, 2016
What was said publicly about how a teenager’s DNA came to be on the bumper of a deputy’s cruiser doesn’t square with what the scientist who tested the DNA told …
Wed., April 20, 2016
One of the busiest days of the year is coming up for the Spokane County Sheriff’s Marine Unit – opening day of the state’s general fishing season.
Mon., Jan. 4, 2016
Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich has once again offered to lead the Spokane police department as a search to replace former Chief Frank Straub gets underway.
Wed., Dec. 2, 2015
Spokane police Sgt. Gordon Ennis was arrested Wednesday on second degree rape charges, according to a Spokane County Sheriff’s news release. Ennis turned himself in to the Spokane County Jail …
Thu., Oct. 15, 2015
A trailer fire in the sent a man and a woman to the hospital Thursday afternoon.
Tue., Oct. 13, 2015
From our archives, 100 years ago F.M. Pugh, twice the Spokane County sheriff and an important political figure, died of a gunshot wound in a tent outside his Liberty Lake …
Thu., March 5, 2015
A growing population in south Spokane has brought a need for a new community-oriented policing effort in that area. The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with SCOPE (Sheriff’s Community …
Mon., Oct. 20, 2014
Spokane County sheriff’s detectives are hoping to identify additional victims of a man arrested Friday for child luring and kidnapping.
Thu., Jan. 16, 2014
DOUG’S SHERIFF’S DEBATE DIARY: Wednesday, 4:57 p.m. – We’re an hour and counting away from OZ vs. ORR I, the first debate* between Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich and his …
Thu., Jan. 16, 2014
Two-term Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich came face to face with 2014 election challenger Douglas Orr Wednesday night, going back and forth on criminal justice reform, the need for a …
Sat., Jan. 11, 2014
A candidate for Spokane County sheriff has offered a provocative explanation for a drop in the U.S. crime rate starting in the early 1990s: legalized abortion. Douglas Orr, a Spokane …
UPDATED: Fri., June 7, 2013
A man has died after he was shocked with a Taser during a confrontation Thursday night with Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies outside a South Hill gym.
Mon., June 3, 2013
The man shot to death Saturday by Spokane County sheriff’s deputies reportedly threatened the officers with a large knife and refused multiple commands to drop it, according to investigators.
Tue., May 21, 2013
Spokane police identified the three officers involved in last week’s shooting of a homicide suspect in Nine Mile Falls. Officers Jake Jensen, Danny Lesser and Adam Valdez have been placed …
Thu., May 2, 2013
A man who was living in a makeshift cave dwelling along the Spokane River broke his leg this morning running from a fire that ignited inside the structure.
UPDATED: Wed., May 1, 2013
A Spokane County man was ordered held today on a $50,000 bond after he admitted placing a realistic-looking imitation bomb in a Newman Lake mailbox Tuesday afternoon.
Mon., April 29, 2013
A 23-time convicted felon was arrested after a police car chase in Spokane this morning.
UPDATED: Mon., April 29, 2013
A man died at a local hospital after crashing his car into a tree in Spokane Valley this morning.