Eighteen year old, 6’3”, 250 lb. suspect threatens wheelchair-bound senior with knife while stealing his phone.

Eighteen year old, 6’3”, 250 lb. suspect threatens wheelchair-bound senior with knife while stealing his phone. On May 12, 2020, at approximately 1:30PM, SPD responded to a 911 call from the 200 block of S Wall St. regarding an armed robbery.  The victim stated the suspect asked to borrow his phone to call his mom, […]

“Stay Home, Stay Healthy” Order and Its Enforcement

“Stay Home, Stay Healthy” Order and Its Enforcement Spokane, WA – Local law enforcement are responding to the numerous questions regarding Governor Jay Inslee’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order and how it will be enforced. The Executive Order comes in response to increasing precautions in the fight against COVID-19 across the state of Washington. As local […]

Spokane Police Officers and a Spokane Police K9 catch a potential robbery suspect.

Spokane Police Officers and a Spokane Police K9 catch a potential robbery suspect with help from some alert citizens. Early this morning at 5:33 AM a man walked into the 7-11 in the 2800 block of or East 30th and took things from the store without paying.  Wit was reported to police that when employees attempted […]

DNR Closing Public Lands to Recreation Activities

DNR Closing Public Lands to Recreation Activities In order to stop the spread of COVID-19, all public lands managed by the Department of Natural Resources (nearly 6 million acres) will be closed to the public through at least April 8. OLYMPIA – The state Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced the closure of all […]

SPD Vehicle Involved in Collision at 5th and Lincoln

A Spokane Police Officer was injured this morning when a driver ran a stop sign and collided with his patrol car. This morning a Spokane Police Officers was traveling north on Lincoln at 5th   in his patrol car when a citizen driving west on 5th failed to stop for the stop sign.  The resulting collision drew the […]

Commerce and Employment Security Department leaders partner for economic resilience and recovery effort during COVID-19 outbreak

State leaders roll out joint effort to help business and workers hit hard by economic fallout of coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. State agencies and partners are working to swiftly respond to the economic impact that the COVID-19 pandemic is having on Washington state. Disruptions to workers and small businesses are serious, as are disruptions in the […]

Victim stabbed in neck after meeting people regarding a Craigslist rental listing.

Victim stabbed in neck after meeting people regarding a Craigslist rental listing. On 2-26-2020 around 7:00pm Spokane Police responded to a report of an assault near N Ash St and W Heroy Ave.  Upon arrival officers observed the victim’s face and shirt were covered with blood and the victim had received a laceration above the […]

UPDATE: Suspect in Shooting on 7th Ave. Arrested

UPDATE: Suspect in Shooting on 7th Ave. Arrested Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Detectives continued their investigation throughout the night and early morning.  The suspect, 34-year-old Brian L. Riley, a 14-time convicted felon, was booked into the Spokane County Jail on charges of Attempted Murder 1st Degree, Attempting to Elude Law Enforcement, and two counts of Unlawful […]

#Update North Assembly and West Wellesley DUI Crash

In the early morning hours of February 23, 2020 Officers responded to Wellesley and Assembly for a single vehicle collision. Officers responded and found that there was significant damage to the car and two of the passengers were critically injured. Officers processed the scene and later arrested the driver of the vehicle for several charges […]

Can You Help Identify this Theft Suspect?

Can You Help Identify this Male? Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Investigative Unit (SCIU) Detective Dean Meyer would like your help identifying this male.     On February 10, 2020, a victim reported someone entered her apartment while she slept and stole two purses and her car keys.  The slider door to the apartment was found wide open and […]


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