Major Crimes Detectives investigated a homicide in Browne’s Addition

Major Crimes Detectives investigated a homicide in Browne’s Addition. The investigation concluded with the arrest of a male for Murder 2nd degree. #Update 1st Degree Murder Charge added on Monday On August 8, 2020, around 4:38 p.m. a call for medics was received about a person slumped over inside a vehicle near Elm Street and Second […]

August 19th COVID-19 Update

August 10, 2020  COVID-19 Update  Spokane, Wash. – Today, Spokane Regional Health District (SRHD) has confirmed new positive cases of 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Spokane County. The total number of cases is now 4,557 with 85 COVID-19-related deaths. Currently, 73 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized, 49 of which are Spokane County residents. Full details and additional demographics for […]

Example of Things You Shouldn’t Do at Midnight if You have Warrants, Drugs, and an Illegal Knife

Example of Things You Shouldn’t Do at Midnight if You have Warrants, Drugs, and an Illegal Knife Spokane Valley Patrol Deputies, responding to an alarm call at a closed business, observed a male leaving the area in an apparent hurry.  Upon contact, the male initially lied about his identity.  After learning the truth, Deputies discovered […]

1700 E. Desmet, Suspect Arrested After Hours Long Standoff

A Spokane Police Officer who responded to a residence on the report of Domestic Violence and was assaulted as he attempted to detain the suspect. The suspect, later id’d as Michael Withey (39) barricaded himself in a residence in the 1700 block of east Desmet. Desmet was closed between Napa and Madelia for several hours […]

Public Asked to Check Trees for Invasive Species

Public Asked to Check Trees for Invasive Species in August Olympia—Throughout August, the Washington Invasive Species Council and the Washington Department of Natural Resources (DNR) are asking the public to take10 minutes to check trees in their communities for invasive insects. August is the peak time of year that wood-boring insects are most often spotted […]

Bombing suspect arrested within 2 minutes

Spokane Police quickly locate and arrest the suspect that set off a bomb in the middle of a residential street in a Northeast Spokane Neighborhood, due to the keen eye of several residents who called 911. At about 4 pm on Sunday afternoon, Spokane Police received several calls reporting a loud explosion in the 1700 […]

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 […]


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