Stories tagged: spokane valley police
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 9, 2019
Spokane Valley deputies arrested a 33-year-old Kenney L. Rustad for driving recklessly early Wednesday morning after a pursuit and PIT maneuver as it snowed in the Spokane area.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 6, 2019
A pursuit in Spokane Valley ended just before 5 a.m. Friday morning after deputies used spike strips and a pursuit intervention technique, or PIT, maneuver to stop the vehicle.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018
Local and federal law enforcement agencies are helping sponsor National Prescription Drug “Take Back Day,” which will be held Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
UPDATED: Wed., June 13, 2018
A Spokane Valley mother has been arrested for killing her 6-month-old baby girl after initially telling detectives Monday that she had tripped and dropped the infant.
UPDATED: Tue., May 1, 2018
Spokane Valley detectives are asking for the public’s help locating a woman accused of robbing a home while the owners were outside in the backyard.
Mon., Oct. 24, 2016
A regional search for a missing 6-year-old girl ended Monday afternoon when Spokane police found her safe and in the company of her mother on the South Hill. Danika L. …
Thu., March 31, 2016
Spokane Valley Police Chief Rick VanLeuven will retire in June after 35 years with the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office.
Fri., Feb. 26, 2016
Spokane Valley’s mayor stood with Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich Friday to declare that the city won’t set up its own police department, despite persistent rumors to the contrary. Joining …
Thu., Aug. 28, 2014
This year’s Labor Day campaign to catch impaired drivers in Washington has a new target. The slogan – Drive High, Get a DUI – is intended to call attention to …
Fri., June 13, 2014
A man working a piece of vacant land in an earthmover was shot in the back Thursday afternoon in Spokane Valley. Deputies were called about 4:30 p.m. to the lot …
Thu., March 27, 2014
The plan to put more police on Spokane Valley’s streets when they’re needed most is moving forward. As expected, City Council members gave the green light Tuesday night to adding …
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.
UPDATED: Sat., June 1, 2013
The niece of a wanted man killed in a deputy-involved shooting Saturday morning said the reported confrontation was unlike anything she knew him for. Spokane Valley deputies shot Roy Jacobs …
Thu., Feb. 7, 2013
Spokane Valley Police are looking for a male and a female driving a silver, 1996 Honda Accord, license plate number 356 VJA, who they believe robbed Wal-mart, 5025 E. Sprague, …
Wed., Feb. 6, 2013
Authorities are searching for two men in connection with a Tuesday morning shooting in Spokane Valley.
Mon., April 9, 2012
A shoplifting suspect swung a knife at a security guard, jumped into an occupied car in the parking lot of the Spokane Valley Walmart and drove away with people inside, …
Sun., March 25, 2012
Spokane Valley police investigators will be investigating a double-fatal accident on Saturday night that claimed the lives of a motorcyclist and a bicyclist.
Sun., Nov. 20, 2011
A Spokane man took a plunge into a cold koi fish pond, but couldn’t erase his smell from the police dog that tracked him to his backyard hiding spot early …
Fri., July 1, 2011
Spokane Valley police and the SWAT team surrounded a Spokane Valley home for several hours Thursday hoping to apprehend a suspected thief with a long rap sheet. Turns out he …
UPDATED: Thu., June 30, 2011
Spokane Valley police and the SWAT team surrounded a Spokane Valley home for several hours Thursday hoping to apprehend a suspected thief with a long rap sheet.
Tue., March 22, 2011
A Spokane Valley man is accused of using too much force to discourage another man from seeing his granddaughter, police said today.
Sat., Feb. 12, 2011
A Spokane Valley Police officer suffered a broken hand while arresting an unruly panhandler today near Sprague Avenue and Robie Road.
Wed., Feb. 9, 2011
Spokane Valley police are looking for a man in his 20s who robbed the Dollar Tree store on East Montgomery Avenue about 7:20 this evening.
Wed., Jan. 26, 2011
Spokane Valley police responded to a possible suspicious device left at Sprague Avenue and Thierman Road tonight and instead found a large handbag.
Wed., Dec. 15, 2010
Spokane Valley police were searching Wednesday for at least three intruders who ransacked the home of Ernie Creach, son of slain Spokane Valley pastor Wayne Scott Creach.
Fri., Aug. 27, 2010
Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich extended condolences today to the family of slain pastor S. Wayne Creach, who was shot to death Wednesday evening by a Spokane Valley Police officer. …
Thu., May 6, 2010
The Spokane Valley Fire Department recognized two Spokane Valley police officers for their efforts in saving a man who suffered a heart attack. The award was given to officers Dale …
Tue., March 2, 2010
Police continue to search for a gunman who fired a shot through an apartment wall Saturday in Spokane Valley that struck the metal post of the bed where a 3-year-old …
Sat., Jan. 16, 2010
In 2008 Spokane Valley Police responded to more than 1,000 false alarms, wasting valuable time in the process. With a new alarm ordinance in place, police are hoping to reduce …
Fri., July 17, 2009
Two men smashed through the door of a Spokane convenience store today, stealing beer and cigarettes and leaving blood on the broken glass and floor.