Police Department News Releases for February 2016

Feb. 25

SPD's Enhancing the Survival Mindset Class to be Held this Spring

3:26 p.m. - SPD's Enhancing the Survival Mindset Self-Defense Class to be Held this Spring

Social Media Plays a Big Part in Solving Burglary

1:09 p.m. - Spokane Police, acting on tips from social media, were able to identify and arrest Jason J. Scott (36) for 2nd Degree Burglary.

Feb. 24

Explosives Disposal Unit Responds to Threat at Shriners

2:33 p.m. - Explosives Disposal Unit Responds to Threat at Shriners

Missing Girls Found; Mother Booked into Jail

2:30 p.m. - Missing Girls Found; Mother Booked into Jail

Feb. 23

Spokane Police Ask for Help Locating Missing Children

4:40 p.m. - SPD is asking for the public’s help locating two missing children. Princess Angle (11) and Precious Kortness (14) were last seen with their mother.

SPD Officers Arrest 4 Suspects in 4 Different Property Crime Incidents

3:10 p.m. - Spokane Police Patrol Officers arrested four different suspects in four different property crime incidents yesterday.

Feb. 21

Spokane Police Investigating Serious Collision

4:34 p.m. - Spokane Police officers responded to the intersection of Ash and Queen just after 1:00 p.m. on 02/21/16.

Feb. 18

Vehicle Prowler Booked for 2nd Assault after Pulling Knife on Victim

3:08 p.m. - Car prowler booked for 2nd Assault on 2/18/16 had just been released 2/14/16 after SPD booked him that day for Poss.of a Stolen Vehicle.

Feb. 13

Police Investigate Multiple Collision Road Rage Incident Downtown

5:46 p.m. - The first callers reported a male attacking a car. Additional callers described a road rage incident where several vehicles were struck by one driver.

Feb. 11

Spokane Police Respond to Suspicious Bag Near Deaconess

8:21 p.m. - Spokane Police responded to the report of a suspicious bag hanging off a walkway over Lincoln St. between 4th and 5th near Deaconess Hospital.

Police Looking for Help Identifying Lewd Suspect

4:34 p.m. - SPD is looking for the public’s help identifying a suspect in a series of reported lewd acts where an adult male has been exposing himself to children

Multiple Agencies Come Together to Kick off TACT Enforcement

1:24 p.m. - Multiple Agencies Come Together to Kick off TACT Enforcement

Man Released from Geiger on 2/8 Booked again on 2/10

12:37 p.m. - Man Released from Geiger on 2/8 Booked again on 2/10

Feb. 10

SPD to Hold First Public Compstat Meeting

8:52 a.m. - SPD will hold its first ever public Compstat Meeting next Wednesday, Feb, 17th, 2016 at 9:30am, at the Fire Training Center, 1618 N. Rebecca.

Feb. 8

Driver Booked for Vehicular Assault after Crash with Pedestrian

12:42 p.m. - Driver Booked for Vehicular Assault after Crash with Pedestrian

Feb. 5

Dobrow retiring, McDevitt to lead police division

1:15 p.m. - Interim Chief Rick Dobrow is retiring after 33 years in law enforcement. Former US Attorney Jim McDevitt to be law enforcement director during search.

Feb. 4

Two Suspects given away by their Footprints in the Snow

1:11 p.m. - Patrol Officers from SPD tracked footprints in the fresh snow early this morning to make quick arrests in two different property crimes cases.

Feb. 3

SPD Officers Save Suicidal Subject on the South Hill

7:10 p.m. - The male’s mother called 911 and said her son was armed with a knife and was going to kill himself.

Patrol Officer Catches Repeat Offender with 6 Warrants

1:10 p.m. - Patrol Officer Catches Repeat Offender with 6 Warrants

Feb. 2

Coffee with a Cop Event Next Week

12:15 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department will hold its next Coffee with a Cop event on Feb. 11, from 8-10 a.m. at McDonald’s, 4436 N. Division.



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