Police Department News Releases for February 2014

Feb. 28

Spokane Police investigate Safeway robbery

11:30 a.m. - Spokane Police are investigating a robbery that occurred on February 28th at approximately 1 a.m. at the Safeway on W. Northwest Blvd.

SPD executes search warrant; recovers guns, drugs

9 a.m. - Spokane Police arrest three people and seize drugs, firearms and electronics after executing a search warrant at a Spokane residence.

Feb. 27

SPD looks to public to help ID Fred Meyer robbery suspects

10 a.m. - Spokane Police look to the public to help identify two suspects, who threatened store security with a knife, from a robbery that occurred on 2-22-14.

Feb. 26

Officers follow footprints in snow and locate two suspects

9:30 a.m. - Officers follow footprints in snow and locate two suspects; Darren Bard and Nicholas Whitney were arrested on 2 counts of 2nd Degree Burglary.

Officers use CIT training to de-escalate suicidal man

9 a.m. - Spokane police use Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) to safely de-escalate a suicidal man with a firearm on February 25, 2014 just after 6 p.m.

Feb. 25

25 more charges requested for pharmacy robbery suspects

1 p.m. - Spokane Police have requested 25 additional charges for three pharmacy robbery suspects: Jacy L. Thomson, Philip J. Powlus and Dale J. Cusick.

Serious auto-pedestrian accident near SFCC

11 a.m. - Spokane Police responded to a report of a serious auto-pedestrian collision near Spokane Falls Community College (3400 W. Fort George Wright Dr.).

Feb. 24

Investigation leads to arrest of Robbery and Car Theft suspect

10:30 a.m. - Spokane Police arrest 19-year-old Corey Huska for a series of crimes committed throughout Spokane.

February Coffee with a Cop

10:15 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department will hold our second Coffee with a Cop event on February 25th at 9 a.m. at The Dawn of the Donut, 3402 N. Division.

Notable incidents and arrests from the weekend

9:30 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department had an eventful weekend. Find out about notable incidents/arrests that occurred February 21-23.

Volunteer Services Unit announces testing date for Reserves

9 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department’s Volunteer Services Unit announces March 8th at 10 a.m. as the first testing date for the upcoming Reserve Academy.

Feb. 21

SPD investigates two stabbing incidents

1 p.m. - Spokane Police are investigating two stabbing incidents that occurred at 11 p.m. on February 20th and 3:10 a.m. on February 21st.

Feb. 20

SPD Detectives arrest suspect in Garland area shooting

11 a.m. - Spokane Police detectives arrest Marshall M. Barkdull (28-years-old) on three counts of 1st Degree Assault in connection to a drive-by shooting.

Feb. 19

SPD investigates two unrelated robberies

9 a.m. - Police investigate two unrelated robberies on Feb 18th, one at the 2100 block of W NW Blvd and the other at the 1800 block of E South Riverton.

Feb. 18

SPD investigates copper wire thefts

10 a.m. - Spokane Police are investigating several reports of commercial burglaries where copper wire and other metals were stolen and offering prevention tips.

Feb. 17

Spokane Police search for coffee stand robbery suspect

8:30 a.m. - Spokane Police search for coffee stand robbery suspect after he robbed Mug Shots at 1717 W Garland Ave on February 17 at 6:37 a.m.

Feb. 15

SPD Detectives investigate Garland area shooting

6 p.m. - Spokane Police are investigating a shooting that occurred on February 15, just after 4 p.m. in the 800 block of W. Walton.

Feb. 14

Reminder: do not leave vehicles running while unattended

9 a.m. - Spokane Police remind citizens not to leave vehicles running while unattended.

Feb. 13

Enhancing the Survival Mindset class

11 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department is excited to announce the next Enhancing the Survival Mindset class on February 21st.

Vehicle stolen this morning while idling unattended

9 a.m. - Vehicle stolen this morning while idling unattended. Associate of vehicle owner pursues vehicle theft suspect; suspect crashes stolen vehicle.

Update: Investigation continues in deputy involved shooting

Midnight - The Spokane Investigative Regional Response Team continues to investigate the deputy involved shooting that occurred on Feb. 11, 2014.

Feb. 11

SIRR Team investigates deputy involved shooting

Midnight - County Sheriff's deputies involved in Officer Involved Shooting incident. The Spokane Investigative Regional Response Team is investigating.

Feb. 10

Detectives execute two search warrants in drug investigation

1:15 p.m. - Spokane Police Tactical Operations Unit executed two search warrants and recovered drugs, cash, two guns, and two cars, and arrested Andrew Kerr.

Police continue investigation into fatality collision

11 a.m. - Spokane Police Major Crimes detectives continue to investigate a fatal auto/pedestrian collision that occurred February 09.

Rick Dobrow promoted to SPD Assistant Chief

7 a.m. - Captain of Professional Oversight and Training, Rick Dobrow, has been promoted to the position of Assistant Chief of the Spokane Police Department.

Feb. 7

Off duty officer arrests domestic violence suspect

8 a.m. - The quick response of an off-duty SPD officer leads to the arrest of a domestic violence suspect on February 6, 2014, just before 8:30 p.m.

Feb. 5

PACT arrests prolific car thief

Noon - PACT arrests prolific car thief and five-time convicted felon, 34-year-old Anthony Carson, for Theft of a Motor Vehicle.

SPD asks public to help locate missing woman

11:30 a.m. - Spokane Police Department requests assistance in locating a missing adult female who escaped from the custody of Eastern State Hospital.

Feb. 4

Nine time convicted felon arrested for Hillyard burglary

8 p.m. - Spokane Police arrest prolific thief, 50-year-old Burnell Doering, for Hillyard area burglary.

Feb. 3

SPD Detectives investigate body found in north Spokane

8:30 a.m. - Spokane Police Major Crimes Detectives are investigating the discovery of a body in N. Spokane. An autopsy will be conducted today.

SPD responds to armed robbery

8 a.m. - Spokane Police responded to an Armed Robbery at a pharmacy in N Spokane. The suspect, 23-year-old Eric Bordner, was arrested for 1st Degree Robbery.

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