Update: Witnesses Chase Armed Suspect after Theft of a Purse

Witnesses Chase Armed Suspect after Theft of a Purse Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Deputies attempted to locate a suspect vehicle and its occupants after a reported robbery last night on the South Hill.  Witnesses stated they were pursuing the suspect vehicle and one of the suspects pointed a gun and shot at them.  Deputies did […]

Spokane Police Department Special Victims Unit arrests babysitter for Assault of a Child 1st Degree.

Spokane Police Department Special Victims Unit arrests babysitter for Assault of a Child 1st Degree. On June 5, 2019, Spokane Police Officers responded to an area hospital for a report of child abuse. The victim, a two-year old child, had been transported by ambulance with significant and unexplained injuries. Patrol Officers requested the assistance of the […]

Juvenile Driver Charged with DUI & Vehicular Assault after Crash

Juvenile Driver Charged with DUI & Vehicular Assault after Crash Spokane Valley Deputies, investigating a two-car injury collision late yesterday afternoon, charged one of the drivers, a 16-year-old female, with Driving Under the Influence and Vehicular Assault.  On May 23, 2019, at approximately 5:50 p.m., Spokane Valley Deputies responded to the intersection of E. Sinto […]

Deputies Successfully End Pursuit Initiated in Idaho

Deputies Successfully End Pursuit Initiated in Idaho Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Deputies arrested the driver of a vehicle who tried to evade Idaho law enforcement agencies after she intentionally tried to collide with two marked patrol vehicles.  The subsequent pursuit continued into Washington where Spokane Sheriff’s Deputies successfully deployed spike strips, slowing the speed of […]

Elderly Female Attempts to Assault Neighbors, Stabs One Victim in the Chest with a Knife

Elderly Female Attempts to Assault Neighbors, Stabs One Victim in the Chest with a Knife Spokane Valley Deputies responded to a call of a woman, armed with a knife, attacking people.  They arrived to find a group of citizens had disarmed and detained the 67-year-old suspect.  One of the persons who helped was stabbed in […]

Domestic Violence Argument Escalates-Male Shoots at Female

Domestic Violence Argument Escalates-Male Shoots at Female Spokane Valley Deputies and Major Crimes Detectives, investigating a domestic violence incident, learned the male suspect fired his handgun into the windshield of the victim’s car.  The victim ducked as the suspect fired through the windshield and struck the headrest where the victim’s head had been just before […]

Public’s Assistance Requested in Reducing Commercial Burglaries

The Spokane Police Department’s downtown precinct would like the public’s assistance in reducing the volume of commercial burglaries we are experiencing in the down town core. Recently there has been a marked increase in commercial burglaries in the downtown area, and there have been some commonalities in the tactics used by the burglars. Business owners […]

Mussel-sniffing Dog “Puddles” Joins Fight Against Invasive Species

Mussel-sniffing Dog “Puddles” Joins Fight Against Invasive Species The newest member of the team that protects Washington’s waterways from invasive species has quite the ruff routine: Sniff, sit, play! Starting this spring, Puddles, a 2-year-old Jack Russel terrier mix, will use her keen sense of smell to help detect quagga and zebra mussel larvae on […]

Can You Help Identify this Suspect?

Can You Help Identify this Suspect? Spokane Valley Major Crimes Detective Kirk Keyser is attempting to identify the female suspect in these photos.  This suspect accompanied another female whom Detectives believe they have identified during a shoplifting theft turned violent, raising the crime to robbery.        On May 13, 2019, at approximately 5:40 p.m., this female suspect was […]

10 Spokane Fire Department Communication Specialist being laid off for SREC

CITY NOTIFIES FIRE COMMUNICATION SPECIALISTS OF CHANGES AS EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS TRANSITIONS Community moving to new SREC operations ********************************************** The City of Spokane today notified 10 Spokane Fire Department Communication Specialists that they will be laid off from the City on July 1 when the new Spokane Regional Emergency Communications (SREC) is scheduled to begin operations. […]