News Releases for January 2018

Jan. 30

Citizens Asked To Weigh In On Proposed Downtown Riverside Ave. Project

3:30 p.m. - City seeking information on parking, lane configuration, more

Stop Leads to Recovery of Stolen Vehicle, Guns & Jewelry Box

9:44 a.m. - A suspicious vehicle stop made early Monday morning led to 10 felony charges for 27-year-old Joshua D Hall.

Jan. 26

Spokane Police Investigate Fatal Pedestrian Crash on Division

11:31 p.m. - Division has just reopened between Lincoln and Cozza after investigators finished processing the scene of a fatality crash.

Improperly installed wood stove determined to be the cause of Hillyard

12:38 p.m. - At 10:49 a.m., the Spokane Fire Department (SFD) was dispatched to a possible chimney fire in the 1600 block of E. Walton Ave.

Jan. 25

SPD Asking for Help Locating Hit & Run Driver who Struck a Child

10:35 p.m. - SPD is asking for your help locating the vehicle & driver from a hit & run crash that injured a child. It happened at about 7:20p tonite @ 29th/Freya.

IMAX Demolition Moved Up in Schedule, Begins Jan. 29, 2018

4:23 p.m. - The IMAX was slated to be demolished in March. However, to utilize heavy demolition equipment already on site, it will now begin Jan. 29.

Spokane Point In Time Count Occurs January 25

10:38 a.m. - Count helps to identify funding and service needs for those experiencing homelessness.

Jan. 22

No injuries reported in vacant house fire

12:25 p.m. - Just after 6 a.m., the Spokane Fire Department responded to the 1700 E. block of Everett Ave. on a report of a residential structure fire.

Shooting in Northeast Spokane critically injures one.

1:59 a.m. - Possible narcotics transaction leads to North Spokane shooting.

Jan. 20

Skater injured Friday at Riverfront Park has since passed away

8:46 p.m. - We inaccurately reported a skater passed, but confirmed she is in critical condition. We are terribly sorry for our error. Our prayers for the family.

Jan. 19

Residents Saved by Fire Protection System

4:11 p.m. - Residents Saved by Fire Protection System, Cause of fire determined to be accidental

Missing Vulnerable Adult

12:56 p.m. - SPD is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing/vulnerable adult female. She was last seen in the Indian Trail neighborhood.

Two Arrested for 1st Degree Robbery after Alcohol Theft Goes Bad

12:54 a.m. - Spokane Police booked two people into jail/juvenile Wednesday night after a theft of alcohol at the Rite Aid in the 800 block of east 29th went awry.

Jan. 16

Fire crews respond to early morning kitchen fire

11:24 a.m. - At approximately 5:05 a.m., the Spokane Fire Department responded to the 1000 block of E. Dalton Ave. on a report of a residential structure fire.

Child injured after fire at mobile home

10:46 a.m. - A child was injured and transported to a local area hospital after a fire at a mobile home.

Flags Lowered For Fallen Pierce County Deputy

9:15 a.m. - Mayor directs flags to fly at half-staff on Wednesday

SPD Officers Responded to Downtown Collision

9:08 a.m. - The collision involved numerous vehicles and an intoxicated subject fleeing on foot, leaving his stolen vehicle behind.

Jan. 15

Two injured after late night motorhome fire

6:55 a.m. - Two adults were injured and transported to local area hospitals for further treatment after a motorhome fire.

Jan. 12

SPD Investigating Possible Drive-By Shooting in West Central

1:11 a.m. - SPD is seeking info on an incident in West Central. Officers responded to shots fired in the area of Mallon/Dean Ave. & Cannon St. tonight at 7pm.

Jan. 11

Arrest Made from January 4th Stabbing

6:55 p.m. - Detectives developed probable cause to arrest stabbing suspect. patrol located suspect and took him into custody.

Hillyard garage fire under investigation

10:14 a.m. - A fire at a vacant garage remains under investigation by the Spokane Fire Department’s Special Investigation Unit.

Jan. 10

Mayor Condon Named Aspen Institute-Rodel Fellow

2:11 p.m. - 24-Member class selected as emerging bipartisan leaders.

City Hall Is Having A Coat Drive to Benefit Youth at Excelsior

12 p.m. - Excelsior Youth have a need for winter coats.

Jan. 9

Wanted Subject from Denver May Be In Spokane Area

4:12 p.m. - Denver Police Department believe subject, Deven Tomasso may be in the Spokane area.

City Closures Planned for MLK Day

10:14 a.m. - Garbage pickup on normal schedule.

Jan. 8

SPD Death Investigation

8:47 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department is on scene at a residence in the Finch Arboretum neighborhood conducting a death investigation.

Jan. 4

SPD Investigating Stabbing Sprague / Ivory

3:41 p.m. - Spokane Police investigate a stabbing on E. Sprague Ave. / N. Ivory St.