Stories tagged: Spokane Police Department
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 15, 2019, 3:29 p.m.
Police arrested three people on suspicion of burglary and robbery after two of them allegedly forced their way into a residence, demanded money, were rebuffed and threatened to come “back …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 14, 2019, 10:41 p.m.
A man wanted by Spokane police barricaded himself in a multifamily home Wednesday afternoon, but was later taken into custody without incident.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 11, 2019, 7:32 p.m.
Man arrested after allegedly burglarizing Corbin Park residence Saturday night while residents were home
After the homeowner said she was calling the police, Stephen R. Brown, 37, allegedly fled the north Spokane residence and was later arrested on a residential burglary charge, according to …
Sat., Aug. 10, 2019, 5 a.m.
“Our intel suggests it is being held outside Spokane County,” said a spokesman for the Spokane Police Department.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 5, 2019, 8:46 p.m.
Spokane police say they arrested four people and recovered hundreds of dollars’ worth of stolen merchandise after responding to an alarm at the Arc of Spokane thrift store late Sunday, …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 4, 2019, 12:10 p.m.
Jeremy Barkus, 39, is suspected of assaulting a family member with a knife before the standoff began around 6:30 a.m. He was taken into custody without incident about four hours …
UPDATED: Tue., July 30, 2019, 2:44 p.m.
Medical examiner rules Richard Coffee died of drowning; family still seeks answers in mysterious death
A 56-year-old man whose body was found floating in the Spokane River near the Division Street Bridge after spending weeks in the water died of drowning, the Spokane County Medical …
UPDATED: Sun., July 28, 2019, 12:46 p.m.
Historians persuade Spokane police to correct error on their uniforms – date of department’s founding
Spokane police patches and badges sport the date 1884, but a town marshal, Eugene Hyde, was on duty three years previously. It’s taken a dedicated band of historians, including the …
UPDATED: Sun., July 21, 2019, 5:34 p.m.
Spokane Police stopped an SUV that was driving erratically in the Vinegar Flats neighborhood late Sunday morning. No one was injured, but Inland Empire Way between 14th and 15th avenues …
UPDATED: Thu., July 18, 2019, 8:10 p.m.
Twice in the past week, a man wielding a knife approached Kristen Tesarik’s house in the East Central neighborhood, stood outside the front door and left without harming anyone or …
UPDATED: Wed., July 17, 2019, 10:43 p.m.
A 19-year-old man was jailed in Missoula after a suspected killing Wednesday afternoon in the Emerson-Garfield neighborhood.
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: Thu., July 11, 2019, 9:52 p.m.
Tony Bamonte, a prolific local historian and the three-term Pend Oreille County sheriff who unearthed evidence of a police cover-up in the murder of the Newport town marshal 54 years …
UPDATED: Wed., July 10, 2019, 1:05 p.m.
A Spokane police officer has been placed on paid leave after firing his gun in a Saturday arrest. The officer has come under scrutiny before for using force on the …
UPDATED: Mon., July 8, 2019, 10:44 p.m.
First responders were called to the crash at Market Street and Bismark Avenue at 7:23 p.m. The man on the motorcycle was taken to a hospital. The driver of the …
Mon., July 8, 2019, 5 a.m.
The Spokane Police Department is considering buying up to a half-dozen new ballistic shields designed to stop rifle rounds.
Sat., July 6, 2019, 5 a.m.
Late Saturday, May 11 – a day before Mother’s Day – he departed the Walmart store on Colton Street in north Spokane headed somewhere. Perhaps headed home, or maybe to …
UPDATED: Fri., July 5, 2019, 2:03 p.m.
Spokane police say a man barged into his neighbor’s home this weekend armed with “large kitchen style knives” in each hand – and was then shot in the chest by …
UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019, 9:04 p.m.
Spokane police say a woman riding a Lime electric scooter was injured Tuesday afternoon in a collision with a vehicle.
UPDATED: Mon., July 1, 2019, 9:46 p.m.
A man accused of trying to kidnap an 11-year-old child during Hoopfest on Sunday was yelling “Amber Alert! Amber Alert!” court records say.
Sun., June 30, 2019, 4:23 p.m.
Shawn Vestal: Spokane Police Guild demand to exclude ombudsman from officer misconduct investigation should be rejected clearly
If Mayor David Condon doesn’t reject a Spokane Police Guild demand to exclude the police ombudsman from an investigation, he’ll render the ombudsman system meaningless
UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019, 6:50 p.m.
Spokane police recommend charge of second-degree arson for man accused of setting downtown ATM on fire, returning to pee on it
A man accused of setting an ATM on fire – and then urinating on it – was arrested Friday on suspicion of second-degree arson.
UPDATED: Thu., June 27, 2019, 8:03 p.m.
A man was rescued from the Spokane River Thursday morning near the T.J. Meenach Bridge after Spokane police say he waded across the fast-moving water as code enforcement cleared away …
UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019, 8:01 p.m.
At about 1 a.m. Wednesday, a security guard at the Bank of America Financial Center building at 601 W. Riverside Ave. caught a man setting something on fire and placing …
UPDATED: Tue., June 25, 2019, 11:05 a.m.
Spokane police investigating 33-year-old man for homicide in the death of his mother in her downtown apartment
Police suspect man may have given his mother a lethal dose of drugs in downtown Spokane apartment.
Mon., June 24, 2019, 7:40 p.m.
A trio of 12-year-old boys said they were run down by a speeding driver while riding their bikes Monday afternoon in a residential area in Spokane’s Nevada Heights neighborhood. Police …
UPDATED: Fri., June 21, 2019, 6:54 p.m.
Spokane police say a man possibly under the influence of drugs caused a four-vehicle pileup on the Freya Way overpass near Spokane Community College on Friday morning.
UPDATED: Thu., June 20, 2019, 8:58 p.m.
Police allege a man was stabbed in the back by roommate during argument in apartment near NorthTown Mall
Spokane police allege a woman stabbed her roommate in the back after an argument erupted in their apartment near NorthTown Mall.
UPDATED: Tue., June 18, 2019, 8:27 p.m.
Shawn Vestal: Spokane Police Guild should take a cue from union president representing sheriff’s deputies
The leader of the Spokane County Deputy Sheriffs Association recognizes that his duty does not flow only toward the union, but also toward the public and its expectation of high …
UPDATED: Wed., June 12, 2019, 10:54 p.m.
Man accused of breaking into Glover Middle School on Wednesday has history of vandalizing local schools
A man was arrested early Wednesday after police say he broke into Glover Middle School and began rifling through students’ desks.