Police Department News Releases for August 2014

Aug. 31

Early Morning Altercation Downtown

Midnight - Early Morning Altercation Downtown

Aug. 22

DUI Suspect Arrested After he Drives on Train Tracks, Gets Car Stuck

9:16 a.m. - DUI suspect gets car hit by train and is arrested shortly after

Aug. 20

PAL Barbeque on August 28th

12:11 p.m. - Spokane Police Activities League celebrate a successful season

Aug. 16

Spokane Police Arrest Seven-Time Convicted Felon and End Standoff

9:24 p.m. - Spokane Police arrest seven-time convicted felon after he fled from police and threw a gun and drugs out the window of his vehicle while fleeing.

Aug. 14

Spokane Police Arrest Man for Residential Burglary/Felony Harassment

10:15 a.m. - SPD arrest 18-year old for residential burglary and felony harassment (threats to kill).

Aug. 13

22nd Annual Cops n’ Kids Car Show This Saturday

11 a.m. - 22nd Annual Cops n’ Kids Car Show This Saturday

Chronic Offender Arrested After Choking Police K-9 Rav

10:30 a.m. - Police arrested chronic offender Richard Urbanski after he choked Police K-9 Rav. K-9 Rav was not seriously injured in the incident.

Spokane Police Make a Follow-Up Arrest from Sunday's Homicide

10 a.m. - Major Crimes Detectives arrest Stanley A. Tensley for Conspiracy to Commit 2nd Degree Robbery in connection with Sunday’s early morning homicide.

Aug. 12

Spokane Police Safely take Armed Subject into Custody

9:02 a.m. - Spokane Police safely take suicidal man with a gun into custody.

Aug. 11

Spokane Police Investigate Stabbing in N. Spokane

9:40 p.m. - Spokane Police investigate stabbing incident; Division from Liberty to Glass will be closed for the next several hours as the investigation continues.

Spokane Police Arrest Suspect in Weekend Homicide

9:01 a.m. - 24 hours after a man was found dead from gunshot wounds in the parking lot of a N. Spokane hotel, Spokane Police Major Crimes detectives make arrest.

Aug. 10

Spokane Major Crimes Unit Investigating Overnight Homicide

12:30 p.m. - Patrol officers responded to the report of a shooting in the 3000 block of North Division just after 12:30 a.m.

SPD Responds to and Makes Arrests in Three Major Unrelated Incidents

12:09 p.m. - Spokane Police Patrol Officers responded to several major incidents overnight and into the morning.

SPD Responds to & Makes Arrests in 3 Unrelated Incidents Overnight

Midnight - SPD Responds to and Makes Arrests in Three Major Unrelated Incidents Overnight

Aug. 7

Spokane Police Warn of Scam Involving Jury Duty

5:04 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department and other local law enforcement agencies are receiving reports of a scam involving jury duty.

Aug. 1

SPD's Enhancing the Survival Mindset Classes, Level 1 and 2 Offered

1:53 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department will offer two women’s self-defense classes this fall, free of charge.

SPD Investigates Theft of Trailer; Crimestoppers Offers Cash Reward

11:53 a.m. - Spokane Police detectives investigate theft of large trailer; Crimestoppers offers cash reward for information leading to an arrest in this incident.

National Night out Club Give Away

11:19 a.m. - Spokane Police Will Be Handing Out "The Club" Vehicle Anti-Theft Devices at the August 5th, National Night Out Party

Prosecutor Determines No Criminal Liability in 02/11/14 Shooting

9:07 a.m. - The Spokane County Prosecutors Office has reviewed the case of the Officer Involved Shooting which occurred on February 11, 2014.

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