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 […]

Suspect Arrested After Attempting to Lure Young Boy

Suspect Arrested After Attempting to Lure Young Boy Spokane Valley Deputies investigated a report of a male who attempted to lure a 9-year-old victim away from the trampoline park, even offering $150 if the child went with him, but the child declined. The suspect, 21-year-old Ryan D. Higginbotham, was arrested, charged with Attempted Kidnapping 2nd […]

Wanted Suspect Stumbles During Attempt to Flee

Wanted Suspect Stumbles During Attempt to Flee Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested a wanted driver after he failed to stop for their emergency lights and later ran from the vehicle.  Heroin, Methamphetamine, and cash were recovered.    On February 16, 2020, at approximately 10:30 p.m., Spokane Sheriff’s Deputy Jordan Sowell and Deputy Brandon Cinkovich were in […]

Driver Arrested for DUI and Leaving the Scene

Driver Arrested for DUI and Leaving the Scene Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Traffic Corporal Todd Miller located and arrested a suspected impaired driver for DUI and leaving the scene of a collision.  On February 14, 2020, just before 5:30 p.m., a driver (victim) reported a silver Audi, the driver later identified as 28-year-old Matthew D. Bagwell, […]

SPD Arrest a Pair of Package Thieves

On Wednesday, an alert neighbor in the Corbin park area had witnessed a female steal a package off his neighbor’s front porch. The female and a male she was with then walked off. The neighbor called Police and Officers located the couple several blocks away and arrested them. The packages were recovered and given back […]

Level III Sex Offender Release Bulletin

The Spokane Police Department and Spokane County Sheriff’s Office are releasing the following information pursuant to RCW 4.24.550, which authorizes law enforcement agencies to inform the public of a sex offender release when, in the discretion of the agency, the release of information will enhance public safety and protection. The individuals who appear on such […]

Suspect Arrested from 500 South Division Double Shooting

Update: Spokane Police Department (SPD) Detectives developed a suspect in yesterday’s shooting. The suspect was located and arrested in Priest River, Idaho. An SPD Major Crimes Detective was able to establish a suspect for yesterday’s shooting of two victims. The suspect was identified as Trey S. Galloway (19 years old). SPD’s Patrol Anti-Crime Team, Special […]

Two Schools Placed on Lockdown while Fleeing Vehicle Theft Suspect Located

As a Precaution, Two Schools Placed on Lockdown while Fleeing Vehicle Theft Suspect Located This morning, a suspect of a vehicle theft fled after he was caught in the act by the victim.  After a physical fight, the suspect went to the office of a nearby school and asked to use the phone and then […]