Police Department News Releases for September 2013

Sept. 24

Police arrest two; recover two guns after shots fired

11 a.m. - Spokane police arrest two suspects on charges of Drive-by Shooting and 1st Degree Assault after shots were fired during an altercation in N Spokane.

Sept. 17

Six-time convicted felon arrested for firearm possession

2 p.m. - Spokane Police arrested 45 year old John Burnham, a 6 time convicted felon, after responding to a report that he was threatening two people with a gun

Sept. 13

Spokane police search for runaway teens

11:11 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department is asking for assistance from the public to locate two missing teens, Carolyn Toner (17) and Adin Haines (15).

Sept. 12

Police arrest two murder suspects

1:23 p.m. - Spokane Police Major Crimes detectives have arrested two suspects, Kalen J. Bedford and Carlos A. Fuentes. They are charged with 1st Degree Murder.

Sept. 11

Reward offered for information leading to arrests

10:40 a.m. - SPD and Crimestoppers are offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest in the fatal shooting incident on 9/4/13 at The Hop

Sept. 9

SPD media availability for 9/9 to 9/15

2:50 p.m. - SPD media availability list for the week of 9/9/13 to 9/15/13

Police investigate fatal shooting

2:09 p.m. - Spokane Police Major Crimes detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of a man that occurred last night at The Hop (706 N. Monroe St.).

Spokane Police charge suspects in armed robberies

11 a.m. - Spokane Police Major Crimes Detectives submitted two counts of First Degree Robbery to the Spokane County Prosecutor's Office.

Sept. 4

Targeted Crimes Unit ID and arrest two for burglary

12:22 p.m. - Thanks to citizens tips Spokane Police Department Targeted Crime Unit (TCU) ID and arrest two for the burglary of Garland District business.

Deputy involved shooting case forwarded to prosecutor

8 a.m. - The Spokane Investigative Regional Response Team has completed their investigation into the 6/1/13 Spokane Valley Sheriff's Deputies involved shoo

Sept. 1

Prosecutor: Use of Force justified in deputy shooting

8 a.m. - The Spokane County Prosecutors Office has determined no criminal liability in the deputy involved shooting on 6-01-2013.

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