WSP Media Release, Fatal Motorcycle Accident Pend Oreille

“WASHINGTON STATE PATROL * PRESS MEMO DATE: 20140913 TIME: 1921 INV UNIT: 453 – TROOPER TAYLOR LOCATION:OLD LE CLERC RD/PINES LN – 37.3 MILES NORTHWEST OF NEWPORT COUNTY:PEND OREILLE COLLISION REPORT NUMBER:SECTOR CASE FILE:14016563 NBR VEH: 01 CARS: 00 TRUCKS: 00 MOTORCYCLES: 01 PEDESTRIANS: 00 NBR INJ: 00 DECEASED: 01 DRUGS OR ALCOHOL INVOLVED: YES […]

SPD SVU Detectives Arrest Suspect Hours After Rape was Reported‏

“Spokane Police Special Victims Unit (SVU) detectives have arrested a suspect in connection to a rape, reported earlier this week. Paul T. Thornton (34) was arrested and booked into the Spokane County Jail on a charge of 2nd Degree Rape. With the assistance of the victim in providing an excellent suspect description, as well as […]

Cannabis Sales Business Burglarized

“ On Saturday, August 16th, 2014, at about 1:20 a.m., Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputy Clay Hilton was patrolling near the area of 12900 E. Indiana.  Deputy Hilton was traveling eastbound on Indiana when he observed a male, later identified as 24-year-old Jonathan McElroy, standing in the shadows near the sidewalk.  Deputy Hilton noticed McElroy was […]

Spokane Police Arrest Man for Residential Burglary & Felony Harassment (Threats to Kill)

“ Spokane Police arrest 18-year-old Anthony P. Brower for Residential Burglary and Felony Harassment (Threats to Kill) after he allegedly burglarized a home and threatened a victim with a replica rifle.  Additionally, it was reported that Brower was telling people in the area he was a police officer.   Last night, at 8/13/2014, at approximately […]

Alert Citizen’s Tips Aid Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Detectives in Recovering Stolen Property

” Alert Citizen’s Tips Aid Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Detectives in Recovering Stolen Property   On Wednesday August 6th, Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Investigative Unit detectives (SVIU) recovered several items of stolen property from several burglaries after serving multiple search warrants. On July 26th at approximately 2015 hours, Spokane Valley Detective Roger Knight requested the assistance of […]

Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office Release, Body Found off Cherry Road

“ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office Confirms Identity and the Cause and Manner of Death SPOKANE COUNTY, August 1, 2014 – The Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office has confirmed the identity and the cause and manner of death of the individual who was found off of Cherry St in the Spokane Valley […]

Update: Burglary Interrupted by Homeowners

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a burglary in progress call in the 11400 block of East Krueger Lane in Spokane County.  Deputies responded quickly and located 23-year-old Ethan L. Burrow and arrested him for 5 felony charges. This incident started on July 30th, 2014 at approximately 6 p.m. when the victims returned to […]

Scammers Using Avista’s Name to try and Gain Quick Cash‏

Spokane Police and Avista are teaming up to help protect citizens from becoming the victims of a new wave of scams. The Spokane Police Department has received several reports from local businesses that a person, claiming to be from Avista, has called and demanded money in order to keep power from being shut off.  SPD […]