Inmate Worker Walks Away from Custody at the Fair

Inmate Worker Walks Away from Custody   On September 17, 2015, at approximately 10:00 a.m., Spokane County Detention Services Inmate Worker, 26-year-old Daniel F. Murinko, walked away from his work detail at the Spokane County Fair and Expo Center. Murinko was assigned to pick up garbage at the fairgrounds and was last missing around 10:20 […]

Citizens Assist Deputies as Suspect Fights after a Crash

“ Citizens Assist Deputies as Suspect Fights after a Crash   On Sunday September 13th, 2015, at approximately 9:10 a.m., Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputy Chad Ruff and Deputy Jennifer Sutter were working together as a two-person patrol car in North Spokane County.  They were parked in the parking lot of the North SCOPE Station located […]

Carpenter Road Fire PM Update 9/7/15 (from IMT)

Carpenter Road Fire PM Update 9/7/15 (from IMT) A Community Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday evening at 6:00 PM in Hunters at the Columbia School. A current update on the Carpenter Road Fire will be given and an opportunity to ask questions will be provided. Current Situation: The Carpenter Road Fire remains estimated at 65,068 […]

Update Neighbor’s Fence Argument Escalates to Assault with a Firearm

“ Neighbor’s Fence Argument Escalates to Assault with a Firearm On September 7th, 2015, at approximately 6:15 p.m., Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Stan Kravtsov, along with additional deputies, responded to a possible shooting/assault call in the 6700 block of North Garfield Road and arrested 68-year-old Willie C. Asher for Assault 1stDegree. The victim told […]

WSP Update Motorcycle Collision – N21 MP163 – FERRY COUNTY

“WASHINGTON STATE PATROL *                                   PRESS MEMO DATE: 20150907    TIME: 1656    INV UNIT: 913 – TROOPER A HADDENHAM LOCATION:N21 MP163  – 3 MILES EAST OF REPUBLIC COUNTY:FERRY    COLLISION REPORT NUMBER:SECTOR   CASE FILE:15017990 NBR VEH: 01    CARS: 00    TRUCKS: 00    MOTORCYCLES: 01   PEDESTRIANS: 00 NBR INJ: 01    DECEASED: 00              DRUGS OR ALCOHOL INVOLVED: UNK ———————————-PERSON(S) INVOLVED—————————- NAME: […]

Suspect named in Moses Lake homicide of Juan Michael Gonzalez, Jr

Suspect named in Moses Lake homicide, $500 for info leading to suspect’s arrest MOSES LAKE, Wash. – Margarito Leyva, age 26, 5’ 06” tall, 170 lbs. of Moses Lake. Wanted by Grant County Sheriff for homicide. Armed and dangerous. The Sheriff’s Office is offering a $500 reward to the first person to provide information which […]

Spokane man died after being shot in Moses Lake

MOSES LAKE, Wash. – A 38-year-old Spokane man died after being shot at a Moses Lake apartment Friday night. Deputies responded to Samaritan Hospital around 10 p.m. Friday after Juan Manuel Gonzalez, Jr. arrived there with a gunshot wound to the chest. He had been driven to the ER in a private vehicle. He was […]

Update to Police Chase that ended at Holl and Knox

“ Vehicle, Credit Cards and Bicycles Stolen from Garage On September 1st, 2015, at 9:10 a.m., Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Terry Liljenberg responded to a residence located in the 12800 block of North Palomino in North Spokane County to contact the victim of a reported theft. The victim explained on August 31st, she parked […]

Carpenter Road Fire Update From: Oregon IMT 3

“Wednesday, September 2, 2015, PM Carpenter Road Fire Update From:Oregon IMT 3 Current Situation: The Carpenter Road Fire is estimated at 64,903 acres and 45% containment. Unseasonably cool weather conditions have slowed the Carpenter Road Fire expansion and allowed firefighters to make significant progress on containment. Perimeters where indirect containment lines were constructed are being […]

Spokane Education Association Response to Spokane Public Schools

Hi Spokane Public Schools, While we appreciate your efforts to keep our community and parents informed, we want to make sure the whole picture is shared. Let’s begin with the first sentence. Last Friday afternoon, you say, approximately 500 of the 2700 members of the SEA voted for membership to strike to begin this Friday. […]