Stories tagged: swat
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 20, 2019
A man who claimed to be armed refused to leave a North Spokane apartment Friday evening, after residents reportedly came home and found him inside, attempting to steal their belongings.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 19, 2019
Spokane police SWAT officers arrested a man suspected of assault, burglary and felony harassment at a north Spokane apartment complex after they found him hiding inside a false bottom in …
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: Wed., Sept. 25, 2019
One suspect was arrested Wednesday in connection with an early morning shooting Wednesday in the East Central neighborhood after a SWAT team executed a search warrant on an area home.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies and the SWAT team raided a Spokane Valley motel Tuesday morning.
Tue., Jan. 30, 2018
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
A six-hour standoff with an armed man ended in an arrest on Christmas Eve in Mountlake Terrace.