Stories tagged: swat team
UPDATED: Wed., May 2, 2018, 8:35 p.m.
A barn behind a house in Connecticut exploded Wednesday night while police and a SWAT team were negotiating with a man who had taken his wife hostage, leaving at least …
UPDATED: Wed., April 11, 2018, 7:02 p.m.
An hours-long SWAT negotiation Tuesday evening in the Five Mile neighborhood ended in the arrest of two convicted felons.
UPDATED: Tue., April 11, 2017, 6 p.m.
Spokane County Sheriff’s Office investigators seize eight firearms, stolen property in early-morning SWAT raid
Spokane County Sheriff’s Office detectives and SWAT team members seized eight firearms, including a sawed-off 10-gauge shotgun, during a SWAT raid early Tuesday morning in Spokane.
UPDATED: Fri., March 10, 2017, 4:07 p.m.
Spokane Police brought in the SWAT team Friday morning to deal with an assault suspect who appeared to have barricaded himself inside a home in the 1200 block of West …
Thu., Dec. 29, 2016, 4:53 p.m.
Two men sought by the U.S. Marshals Service were taken into custody near Spokane Valley on Thursday afternoon after a SWAT team surrounded the house.
Fri., Aug. 2, 2013, 3:07 p.m.
Spokane police arrested a man on drug charges after the SWAT team executed a search warrant at his South Hill home Friday afternoon.
Wed., June 5, 2013
A homicide investigation turned into a hazardous materials scene in Nine Mile Falls on Tuesday morning as a woman’s body was found in a tub of toxic liquid. Spokane County …
Sat., Feb. 23, 2013
A nine-time convicted felon and reputed white supremacist got a wake-up call Friday morning from the Spokane police SWAT team, which took him into custody after finding drugs, guns, counterfeit …
Fri., Oct. 5, 2012
A reported burglary in Medical Lake last weekend and theft of more than 20 guns resulted in the arrest Wednesday night of a man who allegedly promised the homeowner’s daughter …
Thu., Oct. 4, 2012, 10:58 a.m.
A reported burglary in Medical Lake last weekend and theft of more than 20 guns resulted in SWAT team raids Wednesday night by deputies and the arrest of a man …
Fri., Sept. 28, 2012, 8:53 p.m.
A SWAT team surrounded the White Elephant store on North Division Street on Friday night after a report of a man entering the building through an air duct on the …
Wed., Aug. 8, 2012, 6:41 p.m.
Two men part of a growing “sovereign” movement that questions government authority were arrested in Otis Orchards today after a SWAT team standoff.
Sat., July 7, 2012, 6:54 p.m.
Sheriff’s deputies and a SWAT team found themselves in a standoff Saturday morning with a man who crashed and abandoned his car at a Freya roundabout.
UPDATED: Thu., July 5, 2012, 8:32 p.m.
Several blocks of West Broadway are blocked off as police try to make contact with a man wanted for 2nd degree assault. The man, who police are not naming, is …
Wed., Dec. 14, 2011
A drug addict wanted for car theft pointed a gun at Spokane police officers and pulled the trigger, but the gun did not fire, police said Tuesday. Police say Chase …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 13, 2011, 11:40 a.m.
A man wanted for car theft pointed a gun at a Spokane police officers and pulled the trigger, but the gun did not fire, police said this morning.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 2, 2011, 11:33 a.m.
Four people were arrested after police pumped tear gas and released a K-9 into a north side apartment this morning during a six-hour SWAT team standoff.
Tue., Oct. 25, 2011
A Spokane couple returned home Monday to find an armed burglar inside, leading to a violent confrontation in which a gunshot was fired before the intruder fled and the residents …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 24, 2011, 1:55 p.m.
A SWAT team stormed a home on Spokane’s North Side early this afternoon after residents came home and found burglar inside the dwelling.
Fri., Sept. 30, 2011
A 16-year Spokane police veteran and member of the SWAT team has been identified as the officer who shot and killed an armed and suicidal man Monday. Authorities said Thursday …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 23, 2011, 1:55 p.m.
Three 18-year-old men were arrested this morning after a shooting at a drinking party in Spokane Valley.
Wed., July 13, 2011
A Spokane man who went to prison for a fight with off-duty police officers in 2009 is now wanted on robbery and kidnapping charges. Crime Stoppers is offering a reward …
Thu., Dec. 2, 2010, 12:17 p.m.
A man involved in a stolen property investigation threatened a SWAT team with a large knife on Wednesday, the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office said today.
Fri., Sept. 3, 2010, 7:41 p.m.
An $18,000 piece of jewelry worn during the filming of a rap music video led to a robbery and assault that included theft of the victim’s pants, according to court …
Fri., July 30, 2010
A 28-year-old Spokane man suspected of kidnapping and extortion sneaked out the back door of a friend’s house to evade the SWAT team Thursday in Post Falls, only to be …
Thu., April 22, 2010, 11:48 a.m.
A pedestrian shot at a driver in north Spokane early this morning, leading to a SWAT team raid at a Queen Avenue home.
Fri., Jan. 15, 2010, 6:20 p.m.
A man police believe robbed a coffee stand was arrested Friday after a SWAT team standoff.
Fri., May 29, 2009
A Spokane County sheriff’s SWAT team busted into an apartment Wednesday night after a daylong standoff and found something unusual: a man-size hole in the bathroom ceiling. “We found him …