News Releases for September 2017

Sept. 29

Hit and Run driver and vehicle located.

2:22 p.m. - Hit and Run driver and vehicle located. Driver cooperating with investigators. Vehicle seized for evidence.

Police Arrest 3 Males after Commercial Burglary in North Spokane

8:28 a.m. - Spokane Police Officers took three males into custody this morning after a commercial burglary in north Spokane.

Spokane Police Asking for Public's Help Identifying Hit & Run Vehicle

1:38 a.m. - SPD is asking for assistance locating the suspect vehicle in a serious hit and run collision that happened this evening in downtown Spokane.

Sept. 28

West Plains PDA seeks two for board positions

10:57 a.m. - Organization seeking experience in real estate, advanced manufacturing, logistics, business development or industrial park operation.

Sept. 27

Driver on a traffic stop flees the scene injuring police officer.

5:40 p.m. - Driver on a traffic stop flees the scene injuring a Spokane Police Officer. The officer’s arm was injured by being caught inside the open window.

SPD Investigating shooting on E. Liberty Ave.

9:20 a.m. - Spokane Police are investigating a shooting on E. Liberty Ave.

Sept. 26

Spokane Police Investigating Fatality Vehicle vs Motorcycle Crash

3:33 p.m. - Spokane Police Investigating Fatality Vehicle vs Motorcycle Crash in the 500 block of E. Holland Ave.

City Seeking Ombudsman Commission Applicants for District 2 Seat

2:32 p.m. - The City of Spokane is seeking applicants for the District 2 seat on the Police Ombudsman Commission.

Sept. 25

Fire marshal lifts restrictions on outdoor recreational fires

1 p.m. - Fire marshal lifts restrictions on outdoor recreational fires for the City of Spokane.

Riverfront Park Surplus Auction Thursday, September 28, 2017

9:50 a.m. - Selective surplus items from Riverfront Park will be publicly auctioned.

Shooting at Mayfair and LaCrosse

9:36 a.m. - Yesterday Spokane Police responded to a reported fight at Mayfair and Walton.

Sept. 22

Domestic Violence and Officer Assault Arrest

8:19 a.m. - Male arrested after assaulting ex-girlfriend, and Police Officer in North Spokane.

Sept. 21

Mid-Century Spokane Architecture Project Presentation

12:08 p.m. - Please join us for this informative look at Spokane's Modern architectural legacy!

Applicants Sought For 2018 Lodging Tax Grants

10:06 a.m. - Funding for projects promoting tourism, cultural activities

Sept. 18

Business Registration Amnesty Program

3:07 p.m. - Wrapping up the City's Business Registration Amnesty Program

SIRR Investigating Officer Involved Shooting; Suspect Wanted in Reno

6:45 a.m. - SPD was involved in an OIS this morning. One officer fired his service weapon striking the suspect. No one else was injured during this incident.

Sept. 17

Apartment fire displaces 10 tenants

8:57 p.m. - Smoking appears to be the cause of an apartment fire

Sept. 16

Police & Fire ask for Help Locating Suspect in South Hill Arson

5:21 p.m. - Police, Fire & ATF are asking help locating the suspect in the arson that forced Beacon Cleaners to temporarily relocate and injured a fire fighter.

Suspect Arrested in Yesterday's West Central Homicide

10:41 a.m. - The Spokane Police Major Crimes Unit (MCU) has made an arrest in the shooting that left one person dead in west central Spokane yesterday afternoon.

Sept. 14

SPD Partners w/ Tri-Cities in High-Level Drug Operation Take Down

6:03 p.m. - SPD's SIU & SWAT team led a multi-agency drug investigation in Tri-Cities taking down a high-level drug operation & arresting several suspects.

Join Business Representatives, Neighbors as East Sprague Ave Reopens

3:57 p.m. - Business representatives, neighbors, and others will gather at Napa & Sprague on Friday, Sept. 15, at 4 p.m. to watch East Sprague Avenue reopen.

Fire extensively damages home on 14th Avenue

10:51 a.m. - Fire investigators are working to determine the cause of a house fire in the 400 block of east 14th Ave early today

Suspicious South Hill fire under investigation

9:10 a.m. - A South Hill fire is being investigated as suspicious

Sept. 12

Mayor announces Give Real Change

5:15 p.m. - The city and its partners have added new resources to a system that directs people experiencing homelessness to supportive services

SVU Wanting to Identify Witnesses to Sept. 1st Incident

3:18 p.m. - If you saw the events on or near “Decapitated” band's tour bus after the concert 08-31-17, & have not talked to SPD, call Crime Check at 509-456-2233.

Sept. 10

Suspect Arrested for Setting Field on Fire

4:46 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department arrested a man for causing a field to catch fire at E 2nd Ave and S Pittsburg St.

Sept. 9

Two Arrested for 1st Robbery & 1st Burglary within Hours of Incident

10:12 p.m. - SPD booked 2 males, Keoni Canton & Dale D Johnson, for 1st Robbery & 1st Burglary after an incident that happened in the 1800 block of west 8th.

Fire destroys historic church

9:48 a.m. - Just after 8:30 p.m. last evening, the Spokane Fire Department responded to the area of Adams St. and Broadway Ave. on a report of a bush fire.

LA County Sheriff's Office Assist SPD in Arrests in Santa Ana (CA)

9:46 a.m. - This morning, LA County SO arrested 4 males for 1st Degree Kidnapping stemming from an incident that happened in downtown Spokane over a week ago.

Sept. 8

Excelsior Opens "Threads"

3:30 p.m. - Excelsior is proud to announce the recent addition of “Threads” to their facility.

Sept. 7

SPD Asking for the Public's Help Locating Missing Elderly Female

7:43 p.m. - SPD is requesting media and public assistance locating a missing endangered elderly female, 72 year old Bujiriri Kaboyi.

Spokane Police asking for public’s assistance

6:16 p.m. - SPD is asking for the public’s assistance in locating the suspects responsible for a burglary that occurred at the old McKinley High School.

Fire causes significant damage to South Hill home

11:45 a.m. - Fire damages vacant South Hill home

Arson investigation underway after second commercial fire

11:19 a.m. - The Spokane Fire Department is investigating a second arson fire at a commercial cleaners

Sept. 6

Off-Duty Firefighters Partner to Save Lives

5:06 p.m. - Off-Duty Professional Firefighters Partner with National Pilot Program to Save Lives

No reported injuries after morning house fire

4:50 p.m. - This morning just before 8:30 a.m., the Spokane Fire Department was dispatched to the 1300 block of E. Wellesley Ave. on a report of a house fire.

Learn about fire safety and become a junior firefighter

2:57 p.m. - This free, family event will be held at River Park Square, Saturday, September 9 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Bosch Lot Update

1:41 p.m. - Bosch Lot Update & Next Steps: Visioning and Planning exercise ahead with community input

City to Hold Open House on Stormwater Project Eyed Near Downriver

1:33 p.m. - The City will host an open house to introduce a master planning process to accommodate stormwater work envisioned for property along the river.

House fire remains under investigation

9:33 a.m. - A fire remains under investigation after damaging a home in west central Spokane.

Spokane Police Arrest Drive-By Shooter

8:37 a.m. - Spokane Police Arrest Drive-By Shooter. Guns and ammunition recovered.

Sept. 5

City Distributing 500 Donated Masks to At-risk Citizens

5:30 p.m. - The 500 masks will be distributed tonight and tomorrow morning to at-risk citizens who are exposed to the poor air quality.

Injured Lieutenant Texaco Incident

5:23 p.m. - Spokane Police Lieutenant suffers broken leg while taking suspect into protective custody.

Riverfront Park Redevelopment Open House Tuesday, October 3

12 p.m. - Open House to share progress on the five major redevelopment projects and the latest concepts for the U.S. Pavilion.

Sept. 3

US Marshals Seek Dangerous Felon in Ferry/Steven County Area

7:55 a.m. - US Marshals Office is asking for help locating a wanted felon, Robert SHOWERS, who evaded law enforcement capture near Republic overnight.