Pilot Identified Deer Park Plane Crash

“SPOKANE COUNTY, October 2, 2015 – The Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office has confirmed the identity and cause of death of the individual who died after a plane crash in Deer Park, WA on October 2, 2015   Name: George Bell   Age: 79   Manner: Accident   # # # OFFICE OF THE MEDICAL EXAMINER”

SPD makes arrest in Centennial Trail Assaults

“ Spokane Police Officers make arrest in Centennial Trail Assaults Spokane Police Officers arrested 45 year old Jonathan Scott Beggs for a series of assaults that occurred this morning before 9:00 am, Sunday, October 04, 2015 on and around the Centennial Trail. SPD responded to reports of a male making bizarre statements attacking women with […]

Cyber Tip Leads Sexual Assault Unit to Child Pornography

“ Cyber Tip Leads Sexual Assault Unit to Child Pornography On September 15th, 2015, the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Sexual Assault Unit (SAU) received a Cyber Tip involving depictions of minors involved in sexually explicit conduct from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC). Detective Scott Streltzoff reviewed the tip and began investigating […]

Medical Examiners Release, Male with Arrow Wounds Identified

“FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SPOKANE COUNTY, September 29, 2015 – The Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office has confirmed the identity of the individual who died at Sacred Heart Medical Center on September 28, 2015 after an incident in Stevens County, WA on September 28, 2015 Name: Brian E. Brodie Age: 46 Cause of Death: Arrow wounds Manner: Homicide # # […]

Marijuana Deal Goes Bad on Herb St

“ Marijuana Deal Goes Bad   On Sunday September 27th, 2015, at approximately 9:50 p.m., Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputy Brad Humphrey responded to the 300 block of East Herb Street in Medical Lake to investigate a reported robbery.  The male victim was bleeding from cuts under his eye and laceration on the top of his […]

Patrol Vehicle Collision SR395 at Duncan Rd

“WASHINGTON STATE PATROL PRESS MEMO DATE: 09-24-15    TIME: 1617    INV UNIT: 391 – TROOPER D FIELD LOCATION:SR395 MP211.8  4 MILES NORTH OF CHEWELAH COUNTY:STEVENS    COLLISION REPORT NUMBER:SECTOR   CASE FILE:15019149 NBR VEH: 2    CARS: 02    TRUCKS: 00    MOTORCYCLES: 00   PEDESTRIANS: 00 NBR INJ: 02    DECEASED: 00              DRUGS OR ALCOHOL INVOLVED: NO ———————————-PERSON(S) INVOLVED—————————- NAME: PRESTON, THOMAS R    […]

Detectives Work with the Washington State ICAC Task Force & Utah Police to Catch an Internet Child Predator

“ Detectives Work with the Washington State ICAC Task Force & Utah Police to Catch an Internet Child Predator On September 21, 2015 the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Sexual Assault Unit (SAU) received a request from the Washington State Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force to contact the Layton City Police Department in Utah […]

K9 Deacon Takes 1 More Bite Before Retiring

“ Deputies Recover Stolen Vehicle and Find Fleeing Felon   On September 21st, 2015, Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputy Jeff Thurman located and began investigating a stolen vehicle in the area of the 900 block of North Vista in Spokane Valley.  During the investigation, 47-year-old Gary Olive fled on foot and was later captured after being […]

Fatal Collision Newport Hwy near Findley

“WASHINGTON STATE PATROL PRESS MEMO DATE: 20150919    TIME: 1656    INV UNIT: 671 – TROOPER C KINDER LOCATION:N2 MP307 – 13 MILES NORTH OF SPOKANE COUNTY:SPOKANE    COLLISION REPORT NUMBER:SECTOR    CASE FILE:15018844 NBR VEH: 03    CARS: 03    TRUCKS: 00    MOTORCYCLES: 00   PEDESTRIANS: 00 NBR INJ: 01    DECEASED: 01              DRUGS OR ALCOHOL INVOLVED: UNK ———————————-PERSON(S) INVOLVED—————————- NAME: JUHNKE, MARY […]

Update 9/12/15 Triple Fatality Crash US95

“INCIDENT NARRATIVE: **Update – Ryan Turner was taken into custody on September 18th and charged with three counts of felony vehicular manslaughter**   PREVIOUS PRESS RELEASE —————————– DATE: September 12th,2015        TIME: 3:49 AM    LOCATION: Southbound US95 at MP 448 ASSISTING AGENCIES: Idaho Transportation Department, Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office VEHICLE  #1 ————- DRIVER    Turner, Ryan J     […]