Nine Plead Guilty in Staged Accident Ring

Spokane – Joseph H. Harrington, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that Richard Ronald Wells of Spokane, Washington pleaded guilty to multiple criminal charges in connection with his role in a conspiracy to defraud an insurance company by staging an automobile accident and to launder the criminally derived proceeds. Richard Ronald […]

Fleeing Motorcycle Breaks Down leading to One in Custody

A Spokane Valley Sergeant who activated his emergency lights to turn around on Pines to respond to another call observed a motorcycle accelerate to a high rate of speed and appeared to flee.  During a short pursuit, the chain of the motorcycle broke, and the driver was arrested.  The driver said he ran because he […]

Motorcycle Fatal Crash on Broadway at Eastern

Motorcycle Fatal Crash on Broadway at Eastern Spokane Valley Traffic Unit Investigators responded to a fatality motorcycle vs. truck pulling a 5th wheel trailer at the intersection of Broadway and Eastern in Spokane Valley.  On April 23, 2019, at approximately 11:30 a.m., Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the report of a possible fatal motorcycle crash. […]

UPDATE: Amber Alert Suspect Found Deceased Inside Residence

UPDATE: Suspect Found Deceased Inside Residence Members of the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team and Hostage Negotiation Team continued to try and persuade suspect Justin Robertson into surrendering peacefully after he released his 5-year-old son, uninjured.  A short time later they lost contact with Justin, but they continued to try and reestablish communications without […]

Domestic Violence Incident Ends Peacefully after SWAT Team Safely Takes Suspect into Custody

Domestic Violence Incident Ends Peacefully after SWAT Team Safely Takes Suspect into Custody Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a domestic violence assault and learned the suspect remained inside his residence, armed with a shotgun.  After the assault, the suspect attempted to pour fuel on the victim’s vehicle as she and her two children fled […]

Suspect Arrested after Standoff on 1500 block of North Adams St

Spokane Police arrest a convicted felon on Felony Harassment charge after a short standoff on N Adams St.  Today, April 12th, 2019, just after 6:15 PM, Spokane Police responded to the 1500 block of N Adams St., for the report of a person threatening to shoot people at his residence.  The suspect, 35 year old […]

Suspect Assaults Victim with Boxcutter on an STA Bus

Suspect Assaults Victim with Boxcutter on an STA Bus Spokane Valley Deputies located and arrested a male suspect after he used a boxcutter type tool to cut the throat of the victim, causing minor injuries.  Deputies responded after citizens reported the digital sign on the bus read “Call Police”.  On April 12, 2019, at approximately […]

Detectives Seek Information Regarding Electronics Theft

Detectives Seek Information Regarding Electronics Theft Crime Stoppers Reward Offered Crime Stoppers of the Inland Northwest is now offering a reward in an effort to assist Spokane Valley Investigative Unit (SVIU) Detectives as they investigate the theft of nearly $6000 of Apple Electronics. On March 23, 2019, loss prevention employees reported the theft of (6) […]

Man, Repeatedly Stabs Himself in the Chest when Contacted by Deputies

Man, Repeatedly Stabs Himself in the Chest when Contacted by Deputies Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responding to a suspicious vehicle call were shocked when the male passenger pulled out a folding knife, opened it and stabbed himself in the chest three times.  Fearing for the safety of the female driver, she was quickly pulled from […]

North Park and East Rutter Motorcycle Crash Update

Motorcycle Crash Leaves One in Serious Condition, One in Satisfactory Condition Spokane Valley Deputies and Traffic Unit Investigators respond to a one vehicle, motorcycle crash near the intersection of N. Park Rd. and E. Rutter Ave. in Spokane Valley.  Both riders were transported to the hospital where the driver is listed in serious condition and […]