Deputies Work Together with Family to Help Man in Need

Deputies Work Together with Family to Help Man in Need Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputies, responding to reported male who may be violent, worked with family members and each other to safely take him into protective custody, enabling him to get the help he needs. On October 20, 2018, at approximately 6:10 a.m., Spokane County Sheriff’s […]

Man Arrested for Threats and Shooting into the Floor of House

Man Arrested for Threats and Shooting into the Floor of House Spokane Valley Deputies arrested a male suspect Friday evening after he fired a weapon into the floor of his home and threatened to kill three people.  The suspect was charged with three counts of felony Harassment and one count of Assault 1st Degree.   On […]

Proactive Follow Up on Vehicle Prowling Leads to Multiple Felony Charges

Graveyard patrol officers, following up on a bulletin about a vehicle prowling in the area of Francis and Division, took Dustin S Arlt (33) into custody for multiple felony and misdemeanor charges. Ofc.’s Corrigan Mohondro and Kris Henderson went to the area early this morning looking for the suspect who was seen on surveillance riding […]

Detectives Hope to Identify the Owner of this Unique Property

Detectives Hope to Identify the Owner of this Unique Property   Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Investigative Task Force (ITF) Detective Jennifer Sutter is attempting to identify the owner(s) of these items recovered during an investigation.   The items are potentially linked to several storage unit burglaries on the South Hill last December.  They were pawned by […]

Main and Washington Homicide Update

Spokane Police Department SWAT Officers take homicide suspect into custody following an afternoon shooting in downtown Spokane.  Joel C. Taitch (27) was located blocks away from the crime scene then booked for Murder 2nd Degree.  This afternoon, just after 5:30pm, Spokane Police Department (SPD) Patrol Officers responded to a report of a shooting with a […]

Detectives Charge Husband with Murder

Detectives Charge Husband with Murder   Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Detectives, investigating the unattended death of a 64-year-old woman in June of this year, developed probable cause to arrest and charge the decedent’s husband, 57-year-old David L. Pettis, with Murder 1stDegree.  Pettis was arrested at the Public Safety Building this afternoon and booked into the […]

Fatal Collision Trent and Barker WSP Update

WASHINGTON STATE PATROL * PRESS MEMO DATE: 10162018 TIME: 1743 INV UNIT: 872 – TROOPER D CARLONE LOCATION:TRENT AT BARKER CITY OF SPOKANE VALLEY COUNTY:SPOKANE COLLISION REPORT NUMBER:SECTOR CASE FILE:18027684 NBR VEH: 02 CARS: 02 TRUCKS: 00 MOTORCYCLES: 00 PEDESTRIANS: 00 NBR INJ: 01 DECEASED: 01 DRUGS OR ALCOHOL INVOLVED: UNK ———————————-PERSON(S) INVOLVED—————————- NAME: SCOTT, […]

Suspect Surrenders after He’s Located by K9 Bane

Suspect Makes “Good Choice” to Surrender after He’s Located by K9 Bane   Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputy Clay Hilton and his partner K9 Bane located a male suspect after he was discovered inside a residence by the homeowner and fled on foot.  The suspect made the good choice to announce his location, follow commands, and […]

Small Plane Crash Saturday in South Spokane County

Small Plane Crash Saturday in South Spokane County Spokane County Deputies responded to multiple reports of a downed plane in the 3400 block of W. Smythe Rd. in South Spokane County.  The two adult male occupants of the small single engine plane sustained non-life-threatening injuries.   On September 29, 2018, at approximately 10:00 a.m., Spokane […]

No Criminal Charges in August 2018 Police Shooting

No Criminal Charges in August 2018 Police Shooting SPOKANE COUNTY, September 26, 2018 – The Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office has determined that Spokane County Deputy Sheriff Daniel Middlebos was justified in his use of lethal force against Joshua A. Martin while attempting to contact Martin following a traffic accident at 37818 N. Sherman Road, near […]