News Releases for Week of Sunday, August 12, 2018

Today

New Bungee Trampoline Opens in Riverfront Park

11:36 a.m. - A new attraction is open in Riverfront Park, giving visitors another way to soar through the air.

Second house fire in week caused by unattended cooking

11:19 a.m. - Fire investigators say unattended cooking caused this morning’s house fire in the 2200 block of E. Pacific Ave.

Yesterday

Homicide by Abuse Arrest

4:39 p.m. - Spokane Police Department Detectives arrest a male for Homicide by Abuse.

SPD Conducts a Bike Sting

8:41 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department conducted a bike sting to attempt and lower property crime numbers in a neighborhood experiencing high crime.

Aug. 14

Drug suspected in at least one fatality, twenty police calls

8:58 p.m. - SPD has received almost twenty calls of people acting erratically today. One fatality is possibly related.

Improper cigarette disposal caused mobile home fire

9:50 a.m. - Fire investigators say Sunday’s mobile home fire was determined to be accidental.

Aug. 13

Unattended cooking cause of house fire

12:57 p.m. - Fire investigators say unattended cooking caused a house fire in the 200 block of E. Longfellow Ave. yesterday.

Patrol Emphasis on North Division Street

12:51 p.m. - Spokane Police patrol Officers will be doing a traffic emphasis on north Division St tonight due to the recent car vs pedestrian collisions this week.

Hit and Run crash 6th/Bishop

10:09 a.m. - Spokane Police are investigating a hit and run crash between a vehicle and pedestrian on 6th Ave at Bishop Ct.

DV Stabbing on 55th Ave

10:06 a.m. - Woman arrested for assault 2nd degree (DV) after stabbing.

Multiple Convicted Felon Assault Arrest

10:05 a.m. - Multiple time convicted felon arrested for assault 2nd degree, assault 4th degree, malicious mischief 3rd degree and obstruction of justice.

Suspicious Death Near Division and Magnesium

9:59 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department is investigating a suspicious death near North Division Street and East Magnesium Avenue.

Aug. 12

Eight residents displaced after house fire

9:25 p.m. - At approximately 6:11 p.m., the Spokane Fire Department (SFD) responded to a house on fire in the 200 block of E. Longfellow Ave.

Early morning fire destroys mobile home

10:16 a.m. - Just after 3 a.m., SFD responded to a reported structure fire in a gated retirement community located in the 2300 block of W. 16 Ave.