News Releases for October 2020

Today

SPD Request Assistance Identifying Individual Involved In an Assault

5:03 p.m. - SPD is sending photos out to the public in an attempt to identify an involved person, related to an assault that occurred on Friday, Oct. 16.

Election Safety

4:58 p.m. - SPD seeks to help provide a safe and secure election environment for all

Yesterday

Shelter System Flexing For More Short-Term Spaces

4:25 p.m. - Extra spaces provide additional night-by-night space for adults during cold snap

Crime Stoppers Offering Reward For Info Regarding an Attempted Murder

4:22 p.m. - Crime Stoppers is offering a reward to assist SPD Detectives in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with an Attempted Murder/Drive by Shooting.

Male Wanted out of Idaho Arrested; Stash of Guns Located

1:24 a.m. - SPD officers took Daniel Haslage (26) , who was armed at the time, into custody in the 9500 block of north Division on a felony warrant out of Idaho.

Oct. 20

Group of Males Assault Construction Workers

3:02 p.m. - A group of males assault construction workers in Kendall Yards sending one victim to the hospital with a head injury.

Suspect Attempts to Elude SPD by Cutting a Hole in the Hotel Room Wall

2:56 p.m. - Suspect with felony warrants attempts to elude police by cutting a hole in the wall of his hotel room, is arrested shortly after.

Oct. 19

Burn Restrictions Lifted Effective October 20, 2020

11:39 a.m. - Regional Fire Marshals Lift Burn Restrictions for the Spokane Area Effective October 20, 2020

Oct. 16

Spo-Candy Crawl

3:37 p.m. - Hey kids*! From October 17 through 31 locate each spooky scene around downtown and decipher a riddle to earn a treat-bag full of fall goodies.

Missing Woman

11:56 a.m. - Spokane Police request media and public assistance in locating a 62 year old woman

City Council Budget Committee Releases Budget Priorities Resolution

11:31 a.m. - The Budget Committee issued its comprehensive Budget Priorities Resolution

Oct. 15

Fall Emphasis to Move Non-Passenger Vehicles off The Streets

1:45 p.m. - Clearing City right-of-way helps prepare for snow season

Domestic Violence Arrest

9:33 a.m. - A female is arrested for Assault 1st degree Domestic Violence after striking her boyfriend with her vehicle.

Oct. 14

Fatality Collision at Thurston and Regal

12:49 p.m. - SPD, SFD, AMR, and Avista responded to a collision at Thurston and Regal. One person was transported to a hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

New Street Trees to be Planted Thursday as Part of SpoCanopy

9:37 a.m. - Thirty new street trees will be planted in the West Central and Logan neighborhoods on Thursday, October 15, 2020 as part of SpoCanopy.

Oct. 13

SPD Responds To Report of a Man Pointing a Firearm at Passing Vehicles

4:01 p.m. - A man pointing a handgun at passing motor vehicles was located and taken into custody near the Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena.

Oct. 9

SPD Requesting Assistance in Locating Missing Child

5:24 p.m. - Spokane Police request media and public assistance locating a missing 11 year old child.

Oct. 8

SPD launches Spokane Safe Place

4:07 p.m. - SPD launches Spokane Safe Place to offer crime victims, particularly hate crimes, somewhere to safely wait for police response

Oct. 7

SPD Investigating Hit and Run Collision Involving a Lime Scooter

4:16 p.m. - SPD processed the scene of an injury hit and run collision involving a Lime scooter and a vehicle. The scooter rider received a significant injury.

Shooting In East Central

12:07 p.m. - Shooting in Spokane’s East Central neighborhood injures two

Oct. 6

Monday, Oct. 12 Is a Parking Meter Holiday

9:08 a.m. - City offices remain closed to the public

Downtown Stabbing

8:15 a.m. - On Monday, an Officer working in the STA plaza was contacted by a male who walked up and stated he needed help and thinks he had been stabbed.

Oct. 5

Downtown Homicide

4:14 p.m. - Friday night, SPD responded downtown for a stabbing. One victim was transported to the hospital where he later died.

Oct. 2

Drive by Shooting in East Central

1:50 p.m. - A drive by shooting in East Central claims the life of a juvenile male.

Oct. 1

Shooting Sends Man to Hospital

4:13 p.m. - A shooting yesterday evening sent a man to the hospital with a gunshot wound.

Fall Activity Guide Offers Recreation Programs Under Phase 2

3:12 p.m. - Explore your creative side with an art class, learn a language, find your center with virtual yoga, or get outdoors with a guided snowshoeing trip.