Stories tagged: washington state patrol
UPDATED: Mon., May 18, 2020
The Washington State Patrol identified the deceased as Emanuel G. Schaible, 87, of Moses Lake, and Robert J. Miller, 59, of Auburn.
UPDATED: Thu., May 7, 2020
A 44-year-old Hayden, Idaho, woman was arrested early Thursday morning after she drove the wrong way on Interstate 90 from Spokane to Liberty Lake and struck a Washington State Patrol …
UPDATED: Tue., May 5, 2020
Washington will spend $50,000 to study possible biases in the Washington State Patrol after an investigation found troopers search people of color, particularly Native Americans, at much higher rates than …
UPDATED: Wed., April 15, 2020
Ritzville police were called to a local Love’s Travel Stop multiple times by the family of a suicidal man before he threatened police with a machete and was shot by …
UPDATED: Sun., April 12, 2020
A multi-car collision near Ritzville on Interstate 90 sent 10 people to the hospital Saturday afternoon.
UPDATED: Sat., April 11, 2020
Dust blowing over the roadway on Interstate 90 caused multiple crashes west of Ritzville on Saturday afternoon, according to Washington State Patrol.
Sat., March 28, 2020
A 32-year-old Spangle man died early Saturday morning after his pickup truck crossed the center line of Highway 195 south of Spangle and collided with a semi truck.
UPDATED: Thu., March 26, 2020
Traffic accidents have decreased sharply in March and collisions resulting in serious injury have almost disappeared as more people stay home to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
Wed., March 25, 2020
Man deliberately struck, killed state trooper on I-5, swerved toward second trooper, investigators say
The 39-year-old Olympia man accused of deliberately striking State Patrol Trooper Justin Schaffer during a high-speed police chase on Interstate 5 in Chehalis on Tuesday afternoon was awaiting a competency …
UPDATED: Tue., March 24, 2020
A Washington State Patrol trooper died Tuesday after he was struck by a car while deploying spike strips on Interstate 5 in Chehalis.
Mon., March 9, 2020
Report showing disproportionate traffic stops by Washington State Patrol prompts renewed call for study
Revelations that Washington State Patrol troopers are searching people of color at rates much higher than whites have prompted the Washington House of Representatives to propose restarting bias studies that …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 10, 2020
The truck crashed into the northwest corner of Tacos El Sol at Division and Glass Avenue, toppling part of a low brick wall that surrounds a seating area in front …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 5, 2020
An SUV slid into the opposite lane and hit a semi-truck near Love’s Travel Stop in Ritzville Tuesday afternoon, leaving a 76-year-old woman dead.
Wed., Feb. 5, 2020
Take a gulp of relief, white people: Though we are more likely than any other racial or ethnic group in the state to be caught with contraband when searched by …
Sun., Feb. 2, 2020
Amid findings that state troopers are searching people of color at a much higher rate than whites, the Washington State Patrol said it is moving forward to address the problem, …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 26, 2020
A Deer Park woman and her young passenger were taken to the hospital after a car crash near Daroga State Park in Douglas County on Saturday evening.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 15, 2020
The day before a former assistant football coach at Ferris High School was arrested in 2018 for convincing a 15-year-old Moses Lake girl to meet him at Northern Quest Resort …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 19, 2020
Drugs, money and an unexpected visit from Dad: WSP investigating local rapper after high-speed chase through Deer Park
Troopers aren’t sure why the suspect’s father showed up in the field where they ended the pursuit.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 2, 2020
“Some people were pretty calm, and others were a little bit more panicked,” said Washington State Patrol Trooper Sarah Clasen. “And, I mean, a couple cars had kids in them. …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 1, 2020
A Washington state highway was closed closed in both directions Tuesday night after several cars became trapped in tumbleweeds.
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 29, 2019
The 31-year-old man, who was not identified in a news release, died after being taken to Sacred Heart Medical Center overnight Saturday after his SUV rolled into a creek northeast …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 11, 2019
After Washington State Patrol interviewed and released two parents in Spokane County Tuesday evening in relation to an Amber Alert issued from Seattle, troopers arrested the father, Nicholas Antonie, around …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 9, 2019
The Washington State Patrol arrested a second intoxicated man who tried to bypass police cars and drive into the scene of an unrelated crash at Division Street and Magnesium Road …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 9, 2019
The Washington State Patrol said the man’s SUV “left the roadway to the right for an unknown reason, traveled approximately 75 yards and struck rocks” before reentering the roadway and …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 29, 2019
Eastbound lanes of the highway were closed briefly to allow the helicopter to land, but the roadway was completely open as of 8:45 a.m.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 19, 2019
A Lewiston resident was injured Tuesday afternoon in a crash on U.S. Highway 195 south of Rosalia, the Washington State Patrol reported. Kevin S. Acree, 48, was driving his Dodge …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 17, 2019
The Washington State Patrol is investigating after a light fixture was shattered and a knife was lodged in the door of where the state Supreme Court convenes.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 17, 2019
A distracted Spokane driver caused a single-car rollover crash in Douglas County crash that sent five people to the hospital Saturday evening, according to Washington State Patrol.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 5, 2019
Dylan Thomas, 21, of Spokane Valley, was transported to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center Monday night after he was ejected from his vehicle during a single-car rollover crash on State …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 17, 2019
A small hazardous materials leak closed the Washington State Patrol port of entry at westbound I-90 near the Washington-Idaho border Thursday evening.