Police Department News Releases for December 2014

Dec. 31

Spokane Police Asking for Your Help to Prevent Car Thefts

12 a.m. - Spokane Police Asking for Your Help to Prevent Car Thefts

Police Asking for Help Finding at Risk Juvenile

Midnight - Police Asking for Help Finding at Risk Juvenile

Dec. 23

Thanks to Anonymous Tip, SPD Able to Locate/Return Stolen I-Pad

Midnight - Thanks to Anonymous Tip, Officers are Able to Locate/Return Stolen I-Pad

Dec. 22

SPD Officer Arrests Stolen Vehicle Suspect on 17 Charges

3:46 p.m. - Today, 12/23/14, at approximately 9:40 a.m., Corporal Zachary Dahle located a stolen vehicle in the area of 5200 N. Morton

Explosives located near Government Way; Rendered safe by SPD

10:34 a.m. - Police responded to a report that several sticks of dynamite had been located in a wooded area off of Government Way.

Dec. 17

Youth and Police Initiative Reunion Celebration TOMORROW

1:08 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department will host a Youth and Police Initiative (YPI) reunion celebration tomorrow afternoon from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Dec. 15

Department of Justice to Release Collaborative Reform Process Report

4:59 p.m. - COPS Office to issue report-Collaborative Reform Model: A Review of Use of Force Policies, Processes, and Practices in the Spokane Police Department

Dec. 13

SPD Helps Out at Heroes and Helpers, in Partnership With Target

1:18 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department and Spokane’s new South Hill Target store will partner together tomorrow to host Heroes and Helpers.

Dec. 12

Spokane Police Look to Public to ID Robbery Suspect

4:03 p.m. - Police are looking to the public to help identify the suspect in a recent robbery. Please call Crime Check at 509.456.2233 if you have any information

Dec. 11

SPD Arrests Robbery Suspect

11:20 a.m. - Police have arrested a suspect in a recent Robbery. Alan Jenks was taken safely into custody after a brief standoff with the Emergency Response Unit

Dec. 10

SPD Holds Special Coffee w/a Cop Event at Forza Coffee Co. on 12/17

4:16 p.m. - SPD Holds Special Coffee with a Cop Event at Forza Coffee Company on 12/17

Dec. 9

Neighborhood Comes Together to Combat Crime

1:36 p.m. - A neighborhood in the Indian Trails area, working with the police, has come together to close a nuisance house and stop criminal activity

Dec. 8

Spokane Police Investigate Church Burglary

12:14 p.m. - Suspect(s) caused extensive damage to All Saints Lutheran Church, stole five large, stained glass windows, and took four decorative eggs.

Dec. 5

Spokane Police Arrest Two Burglars in Unrelated Incidents

1:06 p.m. - Police respond and to two burglary reports (one last night and one this morning) and arrest two suspects

Dec. 4

Burglary/Stabbing Suspect Charged with Additional Burglary

10:27 a.m. - Ben Glushchenko, suspect in a burglary and stabbing in the 2700 block of E. 32nd, determined to be responsible for an additional burglary

SPD and DSHS Work Together in EBT Fraud Case

Midnight - SPD and DSHS Work Together in EBT Fraud Case

Dec. 3

Spokane Police Investigate Burglary and Stabbing

8:26 p.m. - Police are investigating a burglary and stabbing that occurred this evening, in the 2700 block of E. 32nd Ave.

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