Police Department News Releases for July 2014

July 28

Spokane Police Safely End Standoff with DV Armed Assault Suspect

11:53 a.m. - A female and two children were safely removed from the home. The suspect was arrested and put in the Spokane County Jail for 2nd Degree Assault DV.

July 27

Suspect Arrested in Early Morning Burglary

11:43 a.m. - Spokane Police investigate an early-morning Burglary in progress where the suspect fired rounds inside the home.

July 24

Scammers Using Avista's Name to try and Gain Quick Cash

1:18 p.m. - Spokane Police and Avista are teaming up to help protect citizens from becoming the victims of a new wave of scams.

July 18

SPD Looks to Public to ID Sunset Grocery Robber

1:25 p.m. - Spokane Police Major Crimes detectives are looking to the public to help identify a suspect who robbed Sunset Grocery on July 10th.

Sixth Session of YPI graduates today

10:38 a.m. - Sixth Session of YPI graduates today

July 17

Spokane Police Investigate Robbery/Non-Life Threatening Shooting

11:06 a.m. - Spokane Police investigate robbery and non-life threatening shooting in N. Spokane. Anyone with info on this is asked to call Crime Check at 456-2233.

July 16

July Coffee w/Cop Event Features Auto Theft Prevention Device Giveaway

11:23 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department will hold the next Coffee w/ a Cop event Wed, July 23rd, 7:30 - 9:00 am and again in the afternoon from 4:30 - 6:00 pm.

July 15

SVPD Shooting Update

3:48 p.m. - Shooting update

July 14

Update to this morning's SIRR release

3 p.m. - Update to this morning's SIRR release

SIRR Team Investigates Shooting Involving Detention Services Officer

10 a.m. - SIRR Team Investigates Shooting Involving Spokane County Detention Services Corrections Officer

July 11

Robbery Suspects Quickly Arrested Thanks to Good Suspect Description

9:35 a.m. - Robbery Suspects Quickly Arrested Thanks to Good Suspect Description and Alert Officer

July 10

Chief Straub's Statement Regarding Yesterday's Murder/Suicide

4:49 p.m. - Chief Straub releases statement about murder/suicide yesterday

Opening Ceremony for Police Activities League is today at Liberty Park

7:08 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department still has open spots for youth participants for the Spokane Police Activities League (PAL).

July 8

SPD Looks to Public to Locate Missing Vulnerable Child

12 a.m. - SAFELY FOUND - The Spokane Police Department is asking for assistance from the public in locating a missing child, 10-year-old Timothy J. Reedy.

Spokane Police Investigate Murder/Suicide

Midnight - Spokane Police Investigate Murder/Suicide

July 7

Spokane Police Arrest Rape Suspect

11:20 a.m. - investigate a report of a rape at knife-point. The suspect, 29-year-old Kenneth S. Williams was arrested and booked into the Spokane County Jail.

July 2

Stolen Tablet Returned to Rightful Owner

Midnight - After taking “selfies” on a stolen tablet, suspect arrested for Possession of Stolen Property and the victim is getting some of his belongings back.

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