News Releases for September 2018

Sept. 28

Cause of house fire remains under investigation

2:38 p.m. - Fire investigators with the SFD’s Special Investigation Unit are continuing to investigate what caused a fire at a home on N. Ruby St.

Coffee with a Cop Oct. 3rd at 2nd/Division Starbucks, 11a-1p

9:34 a.m. - SPD will hold our next Coffee w/ a Cop event on National Coffee w/a Cop Day, next Wed, from 11a-1p at the downtown Starbucks, 172 S Division.

Sept. 27

2018 Fall Cleaning From the Corridor

9:25 a.m. - Volunteers still needed for the Audubon/Downriver Neighborhood Cleanup.

Sept. 26

Opportunity to discuss and prioritize

3:30 p.m. - Opportunity to discuss and prioritize the needs and safety of the victim while holding the offenders accountable for their crimes.

Sept. 25

Council Member Burke Plans Town Hall on Early Learning and Child Care

9:41 a.m. - Spokane City Council Member Kate Burke is hosting a Town Hall on early learning and child care on Friday, September 28.

Sept. 24

Officers Book Suspect in Arson at Downtown Apartment Building

6:44 p.m. - Spokane Police Officers, Major Crimes Detectives and Spokane Fire Investigators, arrested a suspect in an arson at a downtown apartment building.

Smoke alarm helps residents safely evacuate during house fire

8:28 a.m. - A smoke alarm installed earlier this year by the Spokane Fire Department (SFD) helped residents quickly evacuate during a house fire last night.

Sept. 23

Cause of yesterday’s house fire under investigation

7:45 a.m. - Yesterday just after 5:30 p.m., the Spokane Fire Department responded to the 600 block of S. Regal St. for a reported house on fire.

Sept. 21

Friday Night Flights in Riverfront Park

1:17 p.m. - Take flight on September 21 and 28, 2018!

Sept. 20

Council Members Allocate Travel Fund to COPS Mounted Patrol Program

4:50 p.m. - Council Members Kinnear and Fagan allocate travel funds to C.O.P.S. mounted patrol program.

SPD seeking information regarding North Monroe vandalism

4:48 p.m. - A North Monroe Business District’s community project was vandalized with graffiti last weekend within 24 hours after it was completed.

Seek Then Speak is a New Means for Victims to Access Services

3:33 p.m. - SPD & LCSNW are announcing a new way for victims to access services.Survivors can use this tool to navigate what can be difficult & emotional process.

Sept. 18

Mayor's Statement after Council Override of Veto on Energy Ordinance

9:44 p.m. - Mayor releases statement after council override of veto on renewable energy ordinance.

SPD seeking assistance locating missing Juvenile (possible runaway)

5:12 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is requesting the community’s help in locating a missing juvenile (possible runaway).

Police Asking for Help Identifying Fraud Suspect

2:02 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is looking to the public to help identify a suspect in an attempted forgery incident.

Improperly discarded smoking materials caused fatal apartment fire

12:19 p.m. - SFD fire investigators have determined improperly discarded smoking materials caused last week’s fatal apartment fire.

Sept. 17

Kidnapping in North Spokane

9:45 a.m. - SPD arrested Charles Guerin for Kidnapping 1st degree, Robbery 1st degree, Assault 1st degree, Possession of Legend Drug & Driving Under the Influence

Sept. 14

Applications Are Being Accepted For Available CDBG Funds

2:56 p.m. - Potential use of funding includes abandoned housing rehabilitation and emergency shelters.

Cause of duplex fire deemed undetermined

2:39 p.m. - The cause of yesterday’s duplex fire in the 300 block of E. Wabash Ave. has been declared undetermined by fire investigators.

Cruise on Monroe | Re-Opening Celebration

11:41 a.m. - Join us Saturday, September 15

One person dies in early morning fire

7:43 a.m. - One person has died after an early morning apartment fire in the Hillyard neighborhood.

Sept. 13

SPD is Investigating an unattended death in the 1100 blk N Superior St

4:10 p.m. - Spokane Police are investigating an unattended death in the 1100 block of N Superior St.

Sept. 11

Flags Fly Half-Staff For 9/11

11:01 a.m. - City facilities observe Patriot Day

Sept. 9

Suspect arrested after home invasion robbery in Logan neighborhood

9:12 a.m. - A female victim indicated an unknown male had entered her residence, threatened her with a knife, and stolen her property.

Sept. 7

Become a junior firefighter

3:24 p.m. - SFD, SAFE Kids, Mobius Children's Museum, the Downtown Spokane Partnership and River Park Square are partnering for the Kids Junior Fire Academy.

Sept. 6

Conservation Site in Riverfront Named for Bill Fearn, former Director

3:04 p.m. - Spokane Parks and Recreation will name the former YMCA site in Riverfront Park after former Parks and Recreation Director (1965 – 1980) Bill Fearn.

Sept. 5

Robert Trent Jones II Developing Master Plan for Golf Improvements

10:06 a.m. - The master plans will help guide facility improvements beyond irrigation needs and provide a road map for future refinements

Enhancing the Survival Mindset Level I Being Offered this Fall

9:04 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department is offering the Enhancing the Survival Mindset (ESM) women’s self-defense class again this fall.

Sept. 4

SPD requesting public's assistance finding a vulnerable adult

9:06 p.m. - Update: Johnathan has been located and is safe. He was spotted by an alert citizen and returned to his residence.

Working Together To Finish University District Gateway Bridge

3:03 p.m. - The City of Spokane and Garco Construction are working together to complete the University District Gateway Bridge!

Sept. 1

PACT Team Arrests Violent Offender for Stabbing in West Central

5:54 p.m. - SPD's Patrol Anti-Crime Team took convicted felon, Timothy J Lubben (29), into custody for a stabbing that happened two weeks ago in west central.