Stories tagged: theft
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 21, 2019
The theft of a painting changed how the world saw the Mona Lisa.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 11, 2019
The man arrested Tuesday on suspicion he stole a kayak in an attempt to evade police on Newman Lake has been identified as Robert Rehfeldt.
Wed., Aug. 7, 2019
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Department is looking for help identifying a man suspected of using stolen credit cards.
Tue., Aug. 6, 2019
A 26-year-old Florida man has been taken into custody after police say he tried to pawn stolen bicycles in Boise. Boise police say Bradley D. Knirnschild of Kissimmee was arrested …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 5, 2019
Spokane police say they arrested four people and recovered hundreds of dollars’ worth of stolen merchandise after responding to an alarm at the Arc of Spokane thrift store late Sunday, …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 2, 2019
The two contract delivery drivers working for Amazon had a clear-cut assignment: They were supposed to bring packages from a warehouse south of Seattle to a post office for shipping, …
Thu., June 20, 2019
The Spokane Valley Fire Department has noticed a rash of thefts of brass fire caps from Fire Department Connection systems at businesses in Liberty Lake.
Wed., June 19, 2019
Goodbye, Norma Jean? Officials say someone climbed a more than two-story tall Hollywood public art piece and stole a statue of Marilyn Monroe.
Tue., June 11, 2019
Radiohead says a trove of unreleased music has been stolen for ransom. But instead of paying up, the band will release it in aid of environmental activist group Extinction Rebellion.
UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019
Detectives are investigating a purse-snatching that turned into a suspected shooting Wednesday. No one was hurt and deputies are searching for the suspects.
UPDATED: Wed., June 5, 2019
It was time for 82-year-old Ed Stretch to take his annual to the Centennial Trail to polish his father Pat Stretch’s bronze medallion tucked away on the side of the …
UPDATED: Tue., June 4, 2019
Deputies tracked down a man and woman after they allegedly broke into a Spokane Valley home and stole a gun from a nightstand next to the sleeping victim.
Tue., June 4, 2019
“Yeggmen” — safecrackers — broke into the safe at the Eldridge Buick Co. and made off with between $800 and $1,000 in cash.
UPDATED: Wed., May 15, 2019
Spokane police arrest 2 in Safeway bicycle theft sting; here’s what happened to those arrested in previous sting
For the fourth time in at least a year, Spokane police planted a bike outside the Safeway grocery store at Mission Avenue and Hamilton Street in north Spokane, hoping to …
Thu., May 9, 2019
A car prowler fired a shot at a man chasing him Wednesday afternoon in north Spokane.
UPDATED: Wed., May 8, 2019
Detectives are asking for the public’s help in locating a stolen excavator from Newport.
UPDATED: Fri., April 12, 2019
Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies would like some help nabbing an Apple thief.
Tue., April 2, 2019
Police are accusing a former ClickIt Auto & RV employee of stealing a 2001 Porsche Boxter from the company last month.
UPDATED: Tue., April 2, 2019
Police say two University of Idaho football players stole more than $100 of food from a Walmart, according to a report by KHQ-TV.
UPDATED: Wed., March 27, 2019
County Commissioner Mary Kuney, Auditor Vicky Dalton and Risk Management Director Steve Bartel are expected to discuss the findings of the investigation during a news conference Thursday morning.
UPDATED: Thu., March 21, 2019
Spokane police believe a former property manager in charge of multiple SNAP properties stole nearly $200,000 from the nonprofit over a four-year period.
UPDATED: Fri., March 15, 2019
Police arrested a suspected package thief Wednesday who’s accused of drawing a knife on a South Hill resident.
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019
The U.S. Post Office in Inchelium was burglarized last weekend.
Wed., March 6, 2019
An Internal Revenue Service collector in Spokane attempted to explain the complex rules regarding a relatively recent kind of tax, the federal income tax.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019
Police arrested a man after he was found sleeping on a woman’s bedroom floor Tuesday morning, according to a news release from the Spokane Police Department.
Thu., Jan. 10, 2019
To identify the burglary suspect who broke into a closed Florida police substation and ate an officer’s chicken dinner, detectives didn’t need to lift fingerprints or get DNA from the …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019
Silverwood’s former accounting manager, Melissa K. Foeller, and former Chief Financial Officer Christopher A. Wyatt each face five counts of grand theft.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 8, 2018
A 20-year-old man who was caught stealing a package from the front porch of a home in Spokane’s North Central neighborhood said he did it because he was bored, according …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 30, 2018
Mindy Simonson remembers watching a video of a thief from her front-door camera. Dressed in everyday clothing, a person she’s never seen walked up to her front door and wedged …
Tue., Nov. 13, 2018
Spokane Police officers arrested two men Saturday in connection with the theft of guns and guitars from cars. Police caught the suspects after the victim of the burglaries helped police …