Update WSP Trooper vehicle struck by sleeping driver

WASHINGTON STATE PATROL*                                   PRESS MEMODATE: 20190511    TIME: 1638    INV UNIT: 872 – TROOPER CARLONELOCATION:E90 MP298 TWO MILES EAST OF LIBERTY LAKECOUNTY:SPOKANE    COLLISION REPORT NUMBER:SECTOR   CASE FILE:19010951NBR VEH: 3    CARS: 03    TRUCKS: 00    MOTORCYCLES: 00   PEDESTRIANS: 00NBR INJ: 02    DECEASED: 00              DRUGS OR ALCOHOL INVOLVED: NO———————————-PERSON(S) INVOLVED—————————-NAME: WELLS, ALLEN O    AGE: 19 YEARS    SEX:MALE    MC ENDORSEMENT: […]

5 Female Graffiti Suspects Caught in the act and flee

The Spokane Police responded to the Shadle Park neighborhood early Saturday morning reference a malicious mischief report. Officers observed five people in the middle of the street spray painting the street. All five ran when Police arrived on scene. Four of the five were detained and arrested.  The fifth person was identified. There were similarities between […]

Arrested, Booked, Right Back Out on the Streets of Our Community

Arrested, Booked, Right Back Out on the Streets of Our Community Spokane Valley Investigative Unit (SVIU) Detectives found themselves investigating a well-known address with well-known suspects committing the same crimes.  Area residents reported the short-term traffic and disruption to their neighborhood.   SVIU Detectives did the investigation and made the arrests, but unfortunately, 3 of the […]

2800 North Cherry Deputy Involved Shooting Update

SIRR Team Investigating May 4, 2019, Officer Involved Shooting The Spokane Investigative Regional Response Team (SIRR) is investigating the Officer Involved Shooting involving Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputies that occurred on May 4, 2019 at 2800 N. Cherry Street. At approximately 5:25 p.m., Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the report of a disorderly male at […]

WSP Update Motorcycle Crash North 291 at Big Sandy

WASHINGTON STATE PATROL*                                   PRESS MEMODATE: 20190503    TIME: 1841    INV UNIT: 745 – TROOPER PARENTLOCATION:N291 BIG SANDY MILEPOST 12.5 – 9.5 MILES NORTHWEST OF SPOKANECOUNTY:SPOKANE    COLLISION REPORT NUMBER:SECTOR   CASE FILE:PENDINGNBR VEH: 01    CARS: 00    TRUCKS: 00    MOTORCYCLES: 01   PEDESTRIANS: 00NBR INJ: 01    DECEASED: 00              DRUGS OR ALCOHOL INVOLVED: NO———————————-PERSON(S) INVOLVED—————————-NAME: BLONSKIY, DMITRIY    AGE: 19 YEARS    SEX:MALE    […]

Nine Plead Guilty in Staged Accident Ring

Spokane – Joseph H. Harrington, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that Richard Ronald Wells of Spokane, Washington pleaded guilty to multiple criminal charges in connection with his role in a conspiracy to defraud an insurance company by staging an automobile accident and to launder the criminally derived proceeds. Richard Ronald […]

Fleeing Motorcycle Breaks Down leading to One in Custody

A Spokane Valley Sergeant who activated his emergency lights to turn around on Pines to respond to another call observed a motorcycle accelerate to a high rate of speed and appeared to flee.  During a short pursuit, the chain of the motorcycle broke, and the driver was arrested.  The driver said he ran because he […]

Motorcycle Fatal Crash on Broadway at Eastern

Motorcycle Fatal Crash on Broadway at Eastern Spokane Valley Traffic Unit Investigators responded to a fatality motorcycle vs. truck pulling a 5th wheel trailer at the intersection of Broadway and Eastern in Spokane Valley.  On April 23, 2019, at approximately 11:30 a.m., Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the report of a possible fatal motorcycle crash. […]

UPDATE: Amber Alert Suspect Found Deceased Inside Residence

UPDATE: Suspect Found Deceased Inside Residence Members of the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team and Hostage Negotiation Team continued to try and persuade suspect Justin Robertson into surrendering peacefully after he released his 5-year-old son, uninjured.  A short time later they lost contact with Justin, but they continued to try and reestablish communications without […]

Domestic Violence Incident Ends Peacefully after SWAT Team Safely Takes Suspect into Custody

Domestic Violence Incident Ends Peacefully after SWAT Team Safely Takes Suspect into Custody Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a domestic violence assault and learned the suspect remained inside his residence, armed with a shotgun.  After the assault, the suspect attempted to pour fuel on the victim’s vehicle as she and her two children fled […]