SIRR Team Investigation October 23, 2019, Officer-Involved Shooting

SIRR Team Investigation October 23, 2019, Officer-Involved Shooting The Spokane Investigative Regional Response Team (SIRR) is investigating an Officer-Involved Shooting incident involving an armed and reportedly suicidal male and a Spokane Police Officer on October 23, 2019.              On October 23, 2019, at approximately 1:30 p.m., Spokane Police Officers responded […]

Breaking: Officer placed on administrative leave for sexual misconduct

On October 23rd, the Spokane Police Department was made aware of a serious accusation of a potentially criminal misconduct of a sexual nature, against one of its officers.  Due to the seriousness of the accusation the Police department immediately notified the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office and asked them to investigate the incident.  The Officer has […]

“You have a Warrant” Call: Hang Up! It’s a SCAM

“You have a Warrant” Call: Hang Up! It’s a SCAM Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Deputies and Crime Check have been receiving reports of the “You have warrants” scam again. ANYTIME someone calls you and demands payment (prepaid credit card, money, personal info) for a warrant or threatensyour arrest; it’s a scam. Law Enforcement or other government […]

Missing 11-Year-Old Juvenile – Cynthia M. Hernandez

UPDATE: Cynthia M. Hernandez has been located and is safe.  She returned to her home on her own accord. Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputies are attempting to locate Cynthia M. Hernandez, who was last seen this morning when she left her home, located in the 600 block of S. Woodruff Road, to walk to school. Cynthia did […]

Receiving Calls Threatening Your Arrest if You Don’t Give Them Money? It’s a SCAM!

Receiving Calls Threatening Your Arrest if You Don’t Give Them Money?  It’s a SCAM! The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office continues to receive reports of scammers trying to lie, intimidate, trick, and threaten people into giving up their hard-earned money or personal information, leaving them vulnerable to identity theft. The “IRS Scam,” “Grandparents Scam,” “You have warrants…” […]

Breaking: Arrest Made in Fatal Hit and Run Crestline and Wellesley

The Spokane Police Patrol Anti-Crime Team make an arrest in the investigation of the fatal collision that occurred at Crestline and Wellesley on 10-09-19 just before midnight.  The collision involved an SUV that struck a male on a Lime scooter which resulted in the death of the scooter rider and the driver of the SUV […]

SPD Requesting assistance locating missing female

The Spokane Police Department Special Victims Unit is seeking your help in locating a missing female.  The Spokane Police Special Victims Unit is looking for assistance locating Jacqueline (Jackie) Rose Pagel. She is a 48 year old white female. She was last seen in Spokane by her family in February of 2019. She was also […]

Spokane News Beanies! Limited Colors make them Exclusive!

Support Spokane News and sport a nice Beanie at the same time! Keep your head warm during the cool weather with these 100% acrylic beanies! High quality embroidered Spokane News with a 3″ folding cuff and on sale for only $15! We will be adding new colors and each color will have a very limited […]

SPD Major Crimes Unit seeking your help in locating a missing juvenile

The Spokane Police Department Major Crimes Unit is seeking your help in locating a missing juvenile.  (See press release attached below from October 8th). Yesterday the family of Sara McMease reported her missing after her car was found with a note saying she had left with her boyfriend.  Sara behaves socially at a level well […]

No Charges for Officer involved in July 2019 OIS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: No Criminal Charges in July 2019 Police Shooting SPOKANE COUNTY, October 7, 2019 – The Spokane County Prosecutor’sOffice has determined that Spokane Police (SPD) Officer Daniel Lesser was justified in his use of lethal force against Charles E. Jackson while attempting to contact/arrest Jackson, who was wanted on a federal warrant for […]