Stories tagged: SWAT
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019, 6:25 a.m.
A Spokane police officer was shot at during a traffic stop but was not injured early Tuesday on the South Hill,
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: Fri., July 26, 2019, 8:22 p.m.
The Spokane County Sheriff’s SWAT Team arrested a man who allegedly fired a gun in the July 17 robbery of a teenager on Friday.
UPDATED: Sun., July 7, 2019, 9:37 p.m.
A SWAT team including Coeur d’Alene police officers and Kootenai County sheriff’s deputies responded to the apartment after 4 p.m. and cordoned off the area near Fourth Street and Wallace …
UPDATED: Fri., June 7, 2019, 5:19 p.m.
Members of the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team were airlifted Friday from Spokane to Republic after a shooting incident occurred when Washington Fish and Wildlife officers tried to execute …
UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019, 10:16 p.m.
A 55-year-old man accused of domestic violence was arrested Tuesday after an hourslong standoff with negotiators and SWAT personnel from the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office.
Fri., April 26, 2019, 8:30 p.m.
Medical Examiner confirms Amber Alert suspect died from self-inflicted gunshot wound during SWAT standoff
The Whitman County Medical Examiner on Friday confirmed that Justin P. Robertson,
UPDATED: Tue., April 16, 2019, 8:32 p.m.
A man who allegedly stabbed himself after a SWAT standoff in a downtown motel on Monday appeared in Spokane County Superior Court on Tuesday.
UPDATED: Mon., April 15, 2019, 10:03 p.m.
A four-hour police standoff at a downtown Spokane motel ended Monday evening when the suspect emerged onto a second-floor balcony while repeatedly stabbing himself with a knife. SWAT officers fired …
Sat., April 13, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
A SWAT team standoff in West Central neighborhood on Friday night led to the arrest of a man accused of domestic violence assault.
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019, 10:31 p.m.
A SWAT team was called to a north Spokane residence Tuesday to help defuse a domestic situation in which a man was arrested for allegedly assaulting his roommate while her …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 23, 2019, 5:13 p.m.
Several people were shot Wednesday afternoon after a gunman barricaded himself inside a SunTrust Bank in Sebring, Florida, authorities said.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 28, 2018, 10:42 p.m.
Spokane Valley drug house where 20 detained in SWAT raid owned by Spokane-area man charged in 2009 drug sting
An alleged drug house in Spokane Valley – where almost two dozen people were detained Tuesday – is owned by a once-prominent Spokane Realtor, who a little less than 10 …
Tue., Nov. 27, 2018, 4:05 p.m.
Almost two dozen people were detained Tuesday morning in a Spokane County Sheriff’s Office SWAT raid on an alleged drug house.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 9, 2018, 10:45 p.m.
Police arrested a man Friday accused of breaking into a home while on the run from officers and barricading himself inside as a woman and her young children remained trapped.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 8, 2018, 5:19 p.m.
An Oregon man with felony arrest warrants barricaded himself in a Coeur d’Alene hotel room Thursday morning, leading to a SWAT standoff that ended with his arrest.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 22, 2018, 8:17 p.m.
Sheriff’s deputies called in the SWAT team Friday night after a man allegedly made death threats and fired a handgun into the floor of a bedroom in Spokane Valley.
UPDATED: Tue., July 10, 2018, 9:54 a.m.
Man who made multiple violent threats, sparking Alert Spokane phone notification, arrested in manhunt
Spokane police late Monday arrested a man accused of making violent threats in multiple locations and calling 911 numerous times threatening to kill police.
UPDATED: Wed., April 25, 2018, 9:34 a.m.
A 22-year-old man was sentenced Monday to 31 months in prison after he pointed a gun at some teenagers in a Pullman apartment complex, thinking they were part of a …
UPDATED: Wed., March 21, 2018, 9:38 a.m.
Court records indicate a man who fired a shotgun Friday night on the South Hill believed he had killed a burglar, although police found no evidence he was acting in …
UPDATED: Tue., March 20, 2018, 7:09 p.m.
Four people were recently arrested with ties to the Red Top Motel in Spokane Valley, which was raided last month under suspicion of harboring illegal activity.
UPDATED: Sat., March 17, 2018, 1:54 p.m.
Reports of a man discharged a firearm in the vicinity of the 4100 block of South Altamont Street drew a heavy police presence Friday night.
Mon., Feb. 26, 2018, 9:35 a.m.
A southern Idaho sheriff’s office has saved thousands of dollars by recruiting students to build shooting targets for its SWAT team.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 20, 2018, 8:38 p.m.
Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies and the SWAT team raided a Spokane Valley motel Tuesday morning.
Tue., Jan. 30, 2018, 5:28 p.m.
A SWAT team stormed a hotel room on the University of Minnesota campus to end a 38-hour standoff Tuesday after a man who claimed to be armed started setting small …
Sun., Dec. 24, 2017, 3:38 p.m.
A six-hour standoff with an armed man ended in an arrest on Christmas Eve in Mountlake Terrace.
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 3, 2017, 1:27 p.m.
An adult and a 10-year-old were injured after an altercation spiraled into a SWAT-response incident in North Idaho Friday evening.
Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 10:19 a.m.
Police have identified the former California man who took a woman hostage and opened fire on a downtown Reno street from a high-rise condominium before a SWAT team killed him.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 11:05 p.m.
Spokane County Deputies arrested two people and seized guns and drugs from a Spokane Valley home early Tuesday.
Sat., July 22, 2017, 12:45 p.m.
A prosecutor has determined that the eight law enforcement officers who fired shots at a 32-year-old southwest Idaho man were justified in using lethal force.