Police Department News Releases for June 2014

June 27

Spokane Police Hoopfest Security - On-Cam Availability Today at 1 p.m.

Midnight - Special Events Unit Supervisor, Sgt. JD Anderson will be available for an on-camera interview today, at 1:00 p.m. in the Chief's Conference Room

June 26

Youth and Police Initiative (YPI) Graduation TODAY @ 1:30 p.m. at NCHS

12 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department Youth and Police Initiative will graduate the program’s fifth class TODAY, June 25, 2014 at 1:30 p.m., at NC High School

Spokane Police Recruiting Youth Participants for Activities League

Midnight - The Spokane Police Department is actively recruiting youth participants for the Spokane Police Activities League (PAL).

June 25

Suspect Arrested in Connection to 6/8 Subway Robbery

Midnight - Spokane Police have arrested a suspect in connection to a Robbery which occurred at the Subway (2900 S. Grand) on June 8, 2014.

June 20

Spokane Police Department Investigates Fatal Auto-Pedestrian Collision

Midnight - Spokane Police investigate auto-pedestrian collision; Pedestrian transported to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead

June 19

June Coffee with a Cop at NorthTown Mall

Midnight - June Coffee with a Cop at NorthTown Mall

June 17

Alicia Sweet in Custody

9:03 a.m. - Police Patrol Anti-Crime Team officers have arrested Alicia C. Sweet for Rendering Criminal Assistance in the 2012 homicide of David “Brandon” Deponte

June 16

SPD Detectives Refer Charges to Prosecutor in 2012 Murder Case

4:59 p.m. - Spokane Police detectives have referred charges to the Spokane County Prosecutor in the murder case of David “Brandon” Deponte.

SPD Brings Suspect Safely Into Custody

11:11 a.m. - Spokane Police arrest Adam T. Butler after he allegedly hid in and refused to exit a garage and assaulted officers.

June 13

Standoff on North Perry Last Night

Midnight - Officer take suspect into custody without further incident after brief standoff.

June 12

SIRR Team Closes Spokane Valley Roadway

8:53 p.m. - Tonight the SIRR Team will close Sprague Ave. to investigate the 5/23/14 auto-cyclist incident involving a Spokane Valley Police Officer.

Spokane Police Respond to a Serious Assault Overnight

Midnight - Spokane Police Respond to a Serious Assault Overnight

June 11

Repeat Offender with 22 Felony Convictions Arrested

5:18 p.m. - Police arrest Repeat Offender Ryan P. Graham for 2nd Degree Identity Theft after he allegedly stole and used a debit card to make purchases.

June 9

SPD Officer Saves Drowning Man

12:09 p.m. - Today, at approximately 10 am, Police received a report of a male yelling for help in the Spokane River near the Red Lion River Inn.

Suspect Accused of Firing Shots in Downtown Quickly Arrested

9:08 a.m. - Police quickly locate and arrest a suspect, Shawn R. Denman, accused of firing shots in Downtown Spokane early this morning.

June 7

Stabbing Incident Downtown

12 a.m. - Stabbing victim dies of his wounds. SPD still searching for the suspect.

Update to downtown homicide

Midnight - Suspect is in custody as detectives continue their investigation into today's events.

June 5

SPD Arrests Lewis & Clark Student for threats to Students and Faculty

9:42 p.m. - Spokane Police have located and arrested the juvenile male suspect on charges of Felony Harassment – Threats to Kill.

Chief Straub Formally Supports the Hiring of Military Members

4:31 p.m. - Spokane Police Chief Straub signs statement supporting opportunities to hire current and former members of our military.

June 2

Fleeing Vehicle Nearly Hits SPD Officer; Shots Fired at Swaxx

9:21 a.m. - Overnight incidents: Officer nearly hit by fleeing vehicle, fleeing car crashes, firearm located inside; SPD investigates shots fired outside Swaxx.

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