Shooting near the 500 block of S Altamont St. SPD Release

“ Spokane PD responds to shooting near the 500 block of S Altamont St. This morning, July 21, 2015, at approximately 0950 Spokane Police responded to a call of a male shot near 5th and Altamont. The first officer was on scene within two minutes. First aid was rendered and the victim was transported to […]

Medical Examiner Release, Homicide Victim Identified

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SPOKANE COUNTY, July 21, 2015 – The Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office is confirming the identity and the cause and manner of death of the individual who died on Hamilton St. In Spokane WA July 20, 2015 Name: Jay Dee Dodgen Age: 51 Cause: Two stab wounds to torso Manner: Homicide # […]

Glen Stratton Missing Person Update

89-year-old Alzheimer’s patient Glen Stratton was found Friday evening in the back yard of a residence approximately four blocks west The Gardens, located at 414 S. University. Sheriff’s Office major crimes detectives processed the scene. The cause of death will be determined by the Medical Examiner’s Office. The family would like to thank the community […]

Rebecca St and Mission Ave, Fatal Auto vs Bicyclist

“FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SPOKANE COUNTY, July 17, 2015 – The Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office is confirming the identity of the individual who was a bicyclist involved in an incident at Rebecca St and Mission Ave, in Spokane County, WA on July 15, 2015 Name: Baltazar Gonzalez-Hernandez Age: 45 Cause: Blunt head injuries Manner: Accident […]

TWO CAR FATALITY COLLISION W2 MP268

“WASHINGTON STATE PATROL * PRESS MEMO DATE: 20150712 TIME: 2215 INV UNIT: 768 – TROOPER WIER LOCATION: SR2 MP268 – FOUR MILES EAST OF REARDAN COUNTY:SPOKANE COLLISION REPORT NUMBER:SECTOR CASE FILE:15013979 NBR VEH: 02 CARS: 02 TRUCKS: 00 MOTORCYCLES: 00 PEDESTRIANS: 00 NBR INJ: 02 DECEASED: 02 DRUGS OR ALCOHOL INVOLVED: YES ———————————-PERSON(S) INVOLVED—————————- NAME: […]

Deputy Avoids Head-on Collision with Reckless Driver

“Deputy Avoids Head-on Collision with Reckless Driver On July 8th, 2015, a reckless driver, later identified as 30-year-old Jakob B. McMath almost struck a deputy’s marked patrol car and continued to drive recklessly as he tried to evade capture in North Spokane County. McMath was eventually arrested and booked into jail for several misdemeanor and […]

WSP Media Release, LE CLERC RD S/ANNE WAY

“WASHINGTON STATE PATROL * PRESS MEMO DATE: 20150708 TIME: 1942 INV UNIT: 410 – TROOPER R SNOWDEN LOCATION:LE CLERC RD S/ANNE WAY – SIX MILES NORTHWEST OF NEWPORT COUNTY:PEND OREILLE COLLISION REPORT NUMBER:SECTOR CASE FILE: NBR VEH: 01 CARS: 00 TRUCKS: 00 MOTORCYCLES: 01 PEDESTRIANS: 00 NBR INJ: 01 DECEASED: 00 DRUGS OR ALCOHOL INVOLVED: […]

West Nile virus infection confirmed in Washington resident

The first in-state acquired case in 2015 identified this week OLYMPIA — A Benton County woman is the first Washington resident known to be infected with West Nile virus in the state this year. The woman in her 50’s was likely exposed near her home. Most in-state acquired human and animal cases are exposed in south-central […]

WSP Media Release, Trent & Progress Collision

“ WASHINGTON STATE PATROL * PRESS MEMO DATE: 07/08/15 TIME: 1006 INV UNIT: 606 – TROOPER R ELKINS LOCATION:W290 PROGRESS COUNTY:SPOKANE COLLISION REPORT NUMBER:SECTOR CASE FILE: NBR VEH: 02 CARS: 01 TRUCKS: 00 MOTORCYCLES: 01 PEDESTRIANS: 00 NBR INJ: 01 DECEASED: 00 DRUGS OR ALCOHOL INVOLVED: NO ———————————-PERSON(S) INVOLVED—————————- NAME: BRICE, KYLE M AGE: 27 […]

Arrest made after SPD Issued Rifle Stolen from Officer’s Personal Vehicle

“ Spokane Police have arrested a suspect in the June 20th theft of an SPD issued rifle stolen from an officer’s personal vehicle. There is both an ongoing criminal investigation into the theft as well as an Internal Affairs investigation into any possible policy violations made by the officer.   On June 20th, 2015, just […]