Female Body Discovered in Spokane River

Female Body Discovered in Spokane River Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Detectives are investigating the discovery of a deceased adult female in the Spokane River earlier this morning. This morning, just before 8:30 a.m., a citizen reported seeing a body floating in the Spokane River near the 6700 block of E. Upriver Drive.  Spokane […]

Threat Found on Central Valley High School Bathroom Wall

Threat Found on Central Valley High School Bathroom Wall Spokane Valley School Resource Deputies are investigating a threat written on a bathroom wall at Central Valley High School.  The discovery of the threat immediately prompted school officials to place the high school on lockdown and a short while later dismiss classes for the day as […]

Ominous Message Left on East Valley High School Bathroom Wall

Ominous Message Left on East Valley High School Bathroom Wall Spokane Valley School Resource Deputies are investigating a potential threat written on a bathroom wall at East Valley High School.  This incident followed today’s earlier threat at Central Valley High School.  East Valley School District Officials sent out information regarding this incident to high school parents, […]

SPD Officer Arrested for Sexual Assault

On October 23, SPD’s Internal Affairs unit received a complaint of inappropriate, and possibly illegal, interaction involving an on duty Spokane police officer and community member.  The nature of the allegation involved contact of a sexual nature.  The officer’s supervisor was directed to immediately contact the officer, who was working in the field, and transport […]

SIRR Team Investigation October 23, 2019, Officer-Involved Shooting

SIRR Team Investigation October 23, 2019, Officer-Involved Shooting The Spokane Investigative Regional Response Team (SIRR) is investigating an Officer-Involved Shooting incident involving an armed and reportedly suicidal male and a Spokane Police Officer on October 23, 2019.              On October 23, 2019, at approximately 1:30 p.m., Spokane Police Officers responded […]

Breaking: Officer placed on administrative leave for sexual misconduct

On October 23rd, the Spokane Police Department was made aware of a serious accusation of a potentially criminal misconduct of a sexual nature, against one of its officers.  Due to the seriousness of the accusation the Police department immediately notified the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office and asked them to investigate the incident.  The Officer has […]

“You have a Warrant” Call: Hang Up! It’s a SCAM

“You have a Warrant” Call: Hang Up! It’s a SCAM Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Deputies and Crime Check have been receiving reports of the “You have warrants” scam again. ANYTIME someone calls you and demands payment (prepaid credit card, money, personal info) for a warrant or threatensyour arrest; it’s a scam. Law Enforcement or other government […]

Missing 11-Year-Old Juvenile – Cynthia M. Hernandez

UPDATE: Cynthia M. Hernandez has been located and is safe.  She returned to her home on her own accord. Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputies are attempting to locate Cynthia M. Hernandez, who was last seen this morning when she left her home, located in the 600 block of S. Woodruff Road, to walk to school. Cynthia did […]

Receiving Calls Threatening Your Arrest if You Don’t Give Them Money? It’s a SCAM!

Receiving Calls Threatening Your Arrest if You Don’t Give Them Money?  It’s a SCAM! The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office continues to receive reports of scammers trying to lie, intimidate, trick, and threaten people into giving up their hard-earned money or personal information, leaving them vulnerable to identity theft. The “IRS Scam,” “Grandparents Scam,” “You have warrants…” […]

Breaking: Arrest Made in Fatal Hit and Run Crestline and Wellesley

The Spokane Police Patrol Anti-Crime Team make an arrest in the investigation of the fatal collision that occurred at Crestline and Wellesley on 10-09-19 just before midnight.  The collision involved an SUV that struck a male on a Lime scooter which resulted in the death of the scooter rider and the driver of the SUV […]