Stories tagged: Spokane County Sheriff's Office
Fri., March 15, 2019, 5 a.m.
Spokane police release body camera footage of officer-involved shooting of schizophrenic man during an eviction
Spokane police released body camera video footage of the officer-involved shooting of Ronald Acre – a rifle-wielding man with severe mental health issues who was injured a year ago in …
UPDATED: Thu., March 7, 2019, 6:20 p.m.
The second suspect in the 2017 baseball-bat beating death of an Airway Heights man pleaded guilty last week to first-degree manslaughter.
Thu., March 7, 2019
A doctor at Eastern State Hospital says a man accused of randomly stabbing a young child understands the charges against him, but cannot assist in his own defense.
UPDATED: Wed., March 6, 2019, 10:15 p.m.
Detectives are searching through the Facebook messaging records of a woman who
UPDATED: Wed., March 6, 2019, 11:05 p.m.
Gloria Redmann will spend six and a half years in prison for killing her boyfriend and leaving his body wrapped in a tarp outside their Deer Park home in late …
UPDATED: Tue., March 5, 2019, 9:12 p.m.
Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies are searching for an inmate who walked away from a work crew Tuesday near East Eighth Avenue and South McDonald Road in Spokane Valley.
UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019, 9:08 p.m.
A Spokane County Jury delivered a guilty verdict on Friday in the presumed murder of Bret Snow – the first official decision since he first went missing in late 2015.
UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019, 5:42 p.m.
A convicted sex offender pleaded guilty Friday to a vicious rape of a Spokane Valley gas station clerk who said she was abducted and choked to near unconsciousness several times …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 27, 2019, 10:26 p.m.
Body found Jan. 30 in Spokane River at Upriver Dam confirmed to be 24-year-old woman missing since December
A body discovered Jan. 30 in the Spokane River at Upriver Dam was confirmed to be Loc Nguyen – a 24-year-old woman who’s been missing since December.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 27, 2019, 9:48 a.m.
A man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence Monday evening after crashing his pickup truck into a ditch along Bigelow Gulch Road. When the vehicle was removed …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 25, 2019, 10:09 p.m.
The 2015 disappearance of then-32-year-old Bret Snow is back in front of a Spokane County jury this week – four months after a panel couldn’t decide whether the first of …
Sun., Feb. 24, 2019, 5 a.m.
As Spokane beefs up efforts to catch car thieves, some – including prolific one who targets Subarus – won’t stop
In the time it takes to tidy your bed, floss your teeth or microwave a bowl of rice, 19-year-old Christian Normand can steal your car. If it’s an early-’90s-to-2000s Subaru, …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 22, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
A man who allegedly tried to steal items from a Walmart in Spokane Valley was caught with help from a helicopter after he fled the store.
Thu., Feb. 21, 2019, 9:07 p.m.
A man was sentenced in Spokane on Thursday to 19 years in federal prison for leading and organizing a years-long drug conspiracy.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 21, 2019, 7:24 p.m.
Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies on Wednesday arrested a man on suspicion of shining a laser pointer at a law enforcement helicopter flying over Spokane Valley.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 21, 2019, 4:14 p.m.
Victim of alleged assault in fight between Spokane neighbors over snow broke 2 ribs, bone in face, court records say
A man accused of attacking his neighbor over blowing snow into each others’ properties appeared Wednesday in Spokane County Superior Court where his bond was set at $2,000.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 10:17 p.m.
Authorities on Wednesday arrested a 23-year-old Omak man who allegedly made Facebook posts threatening to kill law enforcement officers, including Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:19 p.m.
Deputies are asking for the community’s help in identifying the suspect from an alleged gas station market robbery Sunday night in Chattaroy, who was caught on camera.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:14 p.m.
Two neighbors fighting over where to pile snow put one man in the hospital and another in jail.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 8, 2019, 10:49 p.m.
New DNA evidence has emerged in the 2015 disappearance of Bret Snow, a 32-year-old drug courier believed to be murdered by at least four people at a Newman Lake drug …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 8, 2019, 9:59 a.m.
Shawn Vestal: Cursory Google search would have caught red flags in Spokane school resource officer hire
An internal affairs report deepens the questions about how Spokane Public Schools hired a former deputy for a job at Ferris High School. Even if Shawn Audie was justified in …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 7, 2019, 11:22 a.m.
“Ozzie Knezovich is gonna get a bullet in his skull,” one of the Facebook posts said.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 4, 2019, 9:54 p.m.
Officer Shawn Audie, a former Spokane County sheriff’s deputy, had been accused of excessive force several times before the Jan. 24 incident at Ferris.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 4, 2019, 6:46 p.m.
A Spokane police officer accused in 2017 of hitting his girlfriend was found not guilty Monday of four counts of misdemeanor domestic assault.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 4, 2019, 9:37 p.m.
Sgt. Jerad Kiehn had been driving east on Appleway Boulevard – a one-way road – when an SUV traveling the wrong direction slammed into his patrol car, the sheriff’s office …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 1, 2019, 9:39 p.m.
Drugs and a cellphone were found Thursday in the jail cell of two inmates with extensive criminal history – one an admitted gang member with a recent conviction of attempted …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 30, 2019, 9:18 p.m.
A Spokane woman told investigators she may have sent child pornography of family members to more than 100 different people.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 30, 2019, 12:01 p.m.
Spokane woman arrested in connection with producing and sharing child pornography depicting family member
A Spokane woman is accused of producing child pornography depicting a family member and sharing it with a man in Los Angeles.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 28, 2019, 8:55 p.m.
Spokane cold cases solved: Detectives planned to arrest sheriff’s deputy for 1967 killings. He died last week.
A former Spokane County Sheriff’s deputy was under investigation for the cold case murders of three women – two of them believed to be pregnant – in the summer of …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 23, 2019, 10:40 p.m.
Spokane police have released body camera footage of the December 2017 officer-involved shooting of Joshua P. Spotted Horse after concluding the use of deadly force fell within department policy.