Police Department News Releases for May 2016

May 31

Driver Arrested for Multiple Charges after 2 Crashes in North Spokane

8:43 p.m. - Driver arrested for vehicular assault and multiple other charges after two collisions in North Spokane.

Coffee with a Cop this Thursday

2:50 p.m. - SPD's next Coffee w/a Cop is at McDonald’s this Thursday, June 2nd, from 8-10:00am, at 9305 N. Newport Hwy. Everyone is invited!

May 29

Police Respond to Report of Shots Fired at Columbus and Montgomery

7:22 p.m. - A citizen reported that a woman stood on the front steps of her house and fired two shots with a handgun.

Spokane Police Arrest Suspect in Attempted Robbery

11:37 a.m. - On 5/28/16 around 2:00 p.m., Spokane Police responded to an attempted robbery at the 76 station at 8624 N. Nevada.

May 27

SPD Request Public’s Assistance in Locating Missing Vulnerable Adult

10:42 p.m. - Michael L. Madison, who has dementia, left his residence on the 800 block of W. Sinto Ave. Friday and has not been seen since.

May 26

SPD Investigating Bank Robbery Near Northtown

7:04 p.m. - SPD Investigating Bank Robbery Near Northtown

Follow Up by PACT Team Leads to Arrest in Package Thefts

3:52 p.m. - Follow Up by PACT Team Leads to Arrest in Package Thefts

May 25

Selection committee formed for chief search

3:35 p.m. - Mayor Condon has named a selection committee to work with the executive recruiting firm to narrow the list of 31 candidates.

May 24

SPD Seeking Public's Help to ID Package Thieves

3:28 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is looking to the public to help identify two suspects in a package theft.

May 20

Spokane Police Investigating Body Found in River

4:33 p.m. - SPD is investigating the discovery of a body near the 1700 block of north River Vista.Once on scene, officers located a deceased female.

Safety Tips for Torchlight Parade

9:33 a.m. - City of Spokane public safety officials want residents and visitors to enjoy a safe, well-attended Lilac Festival Armed Forces Torchlight Parade.

Spokane Police Officer Craig Hamilton Honored at Lilac Luncheon

9:07 a.m. - Spokane Police Officer Craig Hamilton was recognized as one of the Civic Persons of the Year by the Spokane Lilac Association.

May 19

Officer Released from Hospital;WSP Looking for Reckless Drivers

8:37 p.m. - Motor Officer Released from Hospital; Investigators Looking for Reckless Driving Suspects

May 18

Spokane Police Investigate Occupied Residential Burglary

2:16 p.m. - Spokane PD arrested a burglary suspect after he attempted to break into a residence and was detained by the homeowner until Police arrived.

May 16

Old Scam Recirculating Using New Information

3:29 p.m. - SPD is receiving reports of a scam involving money owed to SPD. Victims receive a call saying they have to pay money to keep from going to jail.

Spokane Police Investigate Serious Auto/Pedestrian Collision

2:02 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is investigating a serious vehicle vs. pedestrian collision that occurred this morning on Monroe near Carlisle.

May 13

Rite Aid robbed in north Spokane

7:06 a.m. - The suspect entered the business and demanded medications and fled on foot.

May 12

Spokane Police Ask for Help Locating Missing Child

5:19 p.m. - Spokane Police are asking for the public’s help locating a missing child. Andrew Shatz (14) cognitively functions at approximately ten years of age.

Suspect Arrested after Stabbing Downtown

8:54 a.m. - A victim was taken to an area hospital after a stabbing on S Browne St near Pacific Ave. Michael R. Anderson (53) was arrested for 1st Assault.

May 11

SPD Releases Names of Officers Involved in 5/2/16 Shooting on Sunset

5:29 p.m. - The involved officers have a combined 10 years of experience as officers with SPD and other agencies.

May 10

SPD Releasing Names of Officers Involved in OIS from May 1st

2:12 p.m. - SPD is releasing the names of the officers involved in the May 1 incident involving a male armed with a machete in the 00 block of west Main.

Next Public Compstat Meeting is May 12th

11:57 a.m. - The SPD leadership team meets monthly to discuss the latest crime trends, significant arrests and investigations.

May 9

Spokane police chief job drawing interest

2:47 p.m. - The executive recruiting firm will begin reviewing police chief applications next week.

May 7

Spokane Police Request Public's Help in Locating Missing Adult

3:53 p.m. - Larry A Harrison, 72, left Deaconess Saturday morning at 9 a.m. and was walking to Maplewood Gardens, 1100 N Superior.

May 5

SPD Releasing Names of Officers Involved in April 28 OIS

3:11 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is releasing the names of the officers involved in the April 28, 2016 OIS incident.

May 4

Kiera Inman Found in Ohio; Zachary Jones is in Custody

9:59 a.m. - Kiera Inman, the subject of recent Amber Alert out of the Spokane Police Department, was found this morning, just before 3:00am PST, in Ohio.

May 3

Victim in Auto Bike Crash Dies; Suspect Arrested

3:10 p.m. - Todd R. Bush (36) was booked last night for vehicular homicide.

Vehicle vs bicyclist on North Division

12:49 a.m. - One individual was transported to the hospital after a bicyclist vs. vehicle collision on Division Street Bridge.

May 2

AMBER Alert Issued for Missing Spokane Teen

8:21 p.m. - We're asking for the public’s help locating missing, endangered juvenile Kiera Inman (16). If you see her or know her whereabouts, please call 911.

SIRR Team Investigating an Officer Involved Shooting

7:36 p.m. - SIRR Team Investigating an Officer Involved Shooting

May 1

Spokane Police Search for a Domestic Violence Suspect in Indian Trail

3:32 p.m. - Spokane Police are Searching for a Domestic Violence Suspect in the Indian Trail Neighborhood of North Spokane

SIRR Team Investigating an Officer Involved Shooting

4:49 a.m. - SIRR Team Investigating an Officer Involved Shooting



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