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Police Department News Releases for December 2015

Dec. 31

Sergeant Interrupts Burglary as he was Getting Off Duty for the Night

11:11 a.m. - Sergeant Interrupts Burglary as he was Getting Off Duty for the Night

Dec. 30

Tickets to Start Jan. 4th for School Zone Safety Cameras

5:14 p.m. - Tickets to Start Jan. 4th for School Zone Safety Cameras

Spokane Police Patrol Officers Disarm Suicidal Woman with Knife

5:14 p.m. - Spokane Police Patrol Officers Disarm Suicidal Woman with Knife

Dec. 29

SIRR Team Investigating Officer Involved Shooting

2:34 p.m. - The Spokane Investigative Regional Response Team is investigating a Spokane County Sheriff’s Office officer-involved shooting on Dec. 28.

Dec. 27

Suspect In Subway Robbery Arrested

1:36 p.m. - Suspect In Subway robbery arrested within an hour of the incident.

Suspect Arrested for Last Night's Homicide

1:36 p.m. - Spokane Police MCU Detectives arrested Brian L. Hall (43) this morning for 1st Degree Murder in connection with last night’s shooting.

Dec. 26

Spokane Police Investigating Homicide on the North Side

11:45 p.m. - Officers responded to a home after receiving a call of a shooting.

Suspect In Subway Robbery Arrested

10:34 p.m. - The Spokane Police Division located a suspect in a the robbery of the Subway in the 6400 block of N. Nevada less an hour after the crime occurred.

Dec. 22

Detectives Seeking Information on Drive-By Shootings

3 p.m. - Detectives Seeking Information on Drive-By Shootings

Dec. 19

Spokane PD Officers Arrest Robbery Suspect

7:20 p.m. - On 12/18/15 around 5:15 p.m. a suspect robbed the Subway on Northwest Blvd.

Dec. 16

SPD Target Crimes Unit Assist in Arrest of Homicide Suspect from Ore.

6:32 p.m. - The Spokane Police Division’s Targeted Crimes Unit (TCU) had been working with Medford Police Department detectives for the past week.

Dec. 15

Major Crimes Investigating Deaths in North Spokane

7:58 p.m. - During a welfare check, officers found two people deceased in a house in the 2800 block of West Upton.

An Old Scam is Making the Rounds Again

11:59 a.m. - The Spokane Police Division would like the public to be aware of an old scam making the rounds again.

Dec. 13

Major Crimes Investigating Homicide on Sunset/Cannon

9:05 p.m. - Spokane Police responded to the report of a shooting in the 2000 block of west Sunset just before 7 p.m. tonight.

Dec. 8

Detectives Still Looking for Information Leading to Arrest in Homicide

3:23 p.m. - The incident occurred just before midnight, 11/7/2014, near the intersection of S. Elm Street and W. 10th.

Inclement Weather Joint Press Release

2:29 p.m. - Residents may again have to deal with more outages in the face of another, hopefully less powerful, windstorm.

Spokane Police Arrest Suspect in Kidnapping

11:50 a.m. - Witnesses reported seeing a female being forced into a vehicle in the 100 block of E. Gordon.

Dec. 7

Basic K-9 Academy Graduation this Thursday

3:27 p.m. - One K-9 and handler from the Spokane Police Department and three other K-9’s and handlers from the region will be graduating.

Dec. 5

Subject Arrested After Swinging Metal Bar at Cars, People in Traffic

4:44 p.m. - On Saturday, Spokane Police officers responded to a call of a male subject who had tried to stab someone in the area of 6th/Browne.

Dec. 4

Woman arrested after reports she was waving handgun around

5:43 p.m. - Spokane Police took a woman into custody without incident after reports the woman was displaying a handgun, one of those reports near a school.

Dec. 3

Thanks to Tip, Stolen Puppy Recovered, Returned to Pet Shop

7:44 p.m. - Spokane Police Detectives from the North Precinct, acting on tips from the public, were able to recover a puppy stolen from Northwest Seed & Pet.

SPD helps out at Heroes and Helpers in partnership with Target

6:24 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department and Spokane’s South Hill Target store will partner together Saturday, Dec. 5th, to host Heroes and Helpers.

Dec. 2

SPD Still Seeking Public's Help Finding Missing Female

3:32 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is asking for the public’s help to locate Deanne M. Hastings. Her family last had contact with her around Nov. 3.

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