Stories tagged: spokane police department
Sun., Feb. 23, 2020
Police: Suspected drunken driver crashes early Sunday morning in north Spokane, critically injuring passengers
Daryn White, 21, was booked into Spokane County Jail a little before 11 a.m. Sunday morning. Police first spotted the car White was driving in the Garland district headed west …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 21, 2020
Spokane’s former police chief, Anne Kirkpatrick, was ousted on Thursday as Oakland’s police chief after three years in the job.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 20, 2020
Police received a call at about 2:20 a.m. Thursday from a “third party” who described suspicious circumstances at a residence in northeast Spokane, according to a news release. Officers determined …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 19, 2020
An investigative team from the Washington State Attorney General’s Office is reviewing the investigation into the mysterious death of Dr. John Marshall.
Sun., Feb. 16, 2020
100 years ago in Spokane: Police show off arsenal of machine guns and sawed-off shotguns to dissuade would-be rioters
The Spokane Daily Chronicle ran a front page photo of 31 Spokane police officers armed with sawed-off shotguns and machine guns.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 12, 2020
Spokane police investigating potential co-conspirator in case of woman found strangled to death in burning car
Police have requested to search the phone of one of Yasir Darraji’s close friends who lives within two blocks of the crime scene, according to court documents. The friend, who …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 11, 2020
An ex-Spokane County Sheriff’s deputy convicted of murdering his wife in 1997 has been released by the Department of Corrections and is expected to return to Spokane this week.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 5, 2020
Phillip Carl Kramer, 74, was released from prison after serving his sentence of 29 months in prison for communicating with a minor for immoral purposes. He has two prior convictions …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 5, 2020
U.S. marshals and Spokane police tracked the suspect, Trey S. Galloway, to a house in Priest River, Idaho, and arrested him with assistance from Priest River police and Bonner County …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 4, 2020
In response to unspecified threats, there has been an increased police presence at recent Spokane City Council meetings.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 3, 2020
One T-Mobile employee captured a photo of the man and showed it to police. Officers recognized the man as Michael S. Budik, who has an extensive criminal record, and issued …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 3, 2020
The medical examiner’s office identified the victim as Christian G. Salazar, listing the cause of death as a gunshot wound to the head. Spokane police identified the shooter as 27-year-old …
Wed., Jan. 22, 2020
Spokane police officer Dan Cole was placed on paid administrative leave earlier this month pending an interntal investigation into whether the officer misused a public computer.
Tue., Jan. 21, 2020
Mayor Nadine Woodward is moving quickly to identify and open a new downtown police precinct focused on community-oriented law enforcement, with more officers patrolling on foot and bike. New City …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 20, 2020
A Spokane man accused of tying up his girlfriend and beating her with a baseball bat has been found dead in Stevens County.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 10, 2020
Spokane police alleged the driver, 19-year-old Haylie M. Pariseau, shifted into reverse and attempted to ram a corporal who had just stepped out of his patrol vehicle.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 7, 2020
The Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office determined Tuesday that a Spokane police officer was justified in shooting an armed, suicidal man in October.
Thu., Jan. 2, 2020
Jordan Brown believes undercover police officers instigated pursuit that led to shots fired and the use of secretive GPS tracking system.
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 29, 2019
Harley M. James and Joseph S. Williams, both 27, face multiple charges, including possession of drugs and fleeing the scene of an accident, after the crash just before noon at …
Sat., Dec. 28, 2019
A Spokane police officer kicked a handcuffed man in the genitals during a July arrest after the suspect surrendered but resisted restraints and allegedly kicked an officer, spurring an ongoing …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 30, 2019
A detective wrote that Joshua Forrester had planned to kill Alicia Marie Johnson “at least several hours before he actually did it.”
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 27, 2019
The department is now working to return dozens of stolen gifts.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 26, 2019
Officers responded at about 5:30 a.m. Thursday to a report of shots fired at a four-unit apartment building at 2928 E. Diamond Ave. In one unit, they found a dead …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 16, 2019
“What I think is – right now, what I would lean toward – is the most transparency possible,” Spokane Police Ombudsman Bart Logue said of the fact that members of …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 13, 2019
The Spokane Police Department and Eastern State Hospital have partnered, allowing law enforcement officers to establish relationships with patients and teach a class about interacting with law enforcement prior to …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 8, 2019
Male driver taken into custody after two-car collision in north Spokane sends one to hospital Sunday
Spokane Police investigators believe impairment may have caused the crash around 5 p.m. Sunday. It occurred about two blocks south of the Division wye in North Spokane.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 28, 2019
River E. Hewson is a suspect in a drive-by shooting that occurred Monday, police said. He was arrested Wednesday after leading police on a car chase through northeast Spokane.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 26, 2019
A Spokane police officer accused of sexually assaulting the victim of a domestic violence incident he was investigating had a “common practice” of giving out his personal cell phone number …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 22, 2019
Spokane police officer Nathan Nash, who has been under investigation for a reported sexual assault since late October, was arrested late Friday afternoon and booked into the Spokane County Jail …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 14, 2019
Spokane police investigating man’s death following rap battle, fistfight; victim was withdrawing rape plea
Witnesses told police Robert R. Ellison, 37, and another man competed in a rap battle that resulted in an argument and punches being thrown, according to court documents. One of …