Police Department News Releases for June 2016

June 28

SPD Asks for Help ID'ing Suspect Who Robbed Elderly Man

4:39 p.m. - SPD is asking for the public's help to identify a robbery suspect from an incident that occurred in downtown Spokane on June 15th.

June 27

Witness/Victim Descriptions of Robbery Susp. Help Lead to Quick Arrest

11:56 a.m. - Both witness and victim descriptions of a robbery suspect help lead to his swift arrest last night.

June 24

UPDATE: Robbery Suspects Id's Thanks to Citizen Tip

8:59 p.m. - Thanks to an alert citizen, Spokane Police arrested three robbery suspects less than 24 hours after the incident.

SPD asking for Help Identifying Robbery Suspects

9:51 a.m. - SPD is asking for the public's help to identify three robbery suspects from an incident that occurred late last night in north Spokane

June 23

Arrest Made in North Spokane Stabbing

8:30 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department have arrested a man after a stabbing incident in the area of N Division and W Rockwell Ave.

SIRR Update to Holyk Case

3:33 p.m. - SIRR wouldn't typically be sending out another release, but in this case, felt it necessary to provide notification this case is being reopened.

Everyone is a Pedestrian!

8:34 a.m. - Hoopfest activities mean lots of pedestrians downtown. Most pedestrian crashes occur in clear weather, between 3-9p w/ a pedestrian in the road.

June 22

SPD Investigating Home Invasion in East Central Spokane

4:01 p.m. - SPD is investigating a home invasion robbery in the 300 block of S Haven St. One victim suffered a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the hand.

SPD And SFD Want To Remind Hoopfest Fans To Have Fun And Stay Safe

10:29 a.m. - The Spokane Police And Fire Departments Want To Remind Hoopfest Fans To Have Fun And Also Stay Safe

June 21

SPD Asking for Help Identifying Robbery Suspect

9:41 p.m. - SPD is investigating a robbery from today that happened near 200 S Washington. The suspect fled in a red GMC full size pickup truck with a canopy.

UPDATE: SPD Investigating Fatal Incident in North Spokane

2:02 p.m. - SPD continues to investigate an incident in north Spokane last night where a male was found injured in the road. He died at the scene.

June 20

SPD Investigating Fatal Incident in North Spokane

7:46 p.m. - Spokane Police Major Crimes Unit (MCU) investigating fatal incident at 1600 block of east Columbia Ave.

The Next Public Compstat is This Thursday, 6pm, at ECCC

2:11 p.m. - Our next Public Compstat is this Thursday, June 23rd, 6:00pm at East Central Community Center.

SWAT situation on South Hill ends with suspect in custody

4:52 a.m. - The situation was reportedly between a male and female, and a firearm was said to be involved.

June 19

Spokane Police officers arrest Idaho Murder suspect

7:30 p.m. - On Saturday, Spokane Police officers assisted Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies with locating a reckless driver in the area of Freya and Upriver.

Spokane Police Investigating Body found in the Spokane River

4:52 p.m. - On Sunday, Spokane Police officers responded to a report of a deceased person in the Spokane River south of Mission Park.

June 15

Fatality Collision at Wellesley/Whitehouse

5:15 p.m. - Spokane Police are investigating a fatality collision today involving a bicycle at Wellesley/Whitehouse

June 14

SPD Looking for Witnesses to Downtown Assault (16-211571)

2:55 p.m. - SPD Detectives are investigating a downtown assault that occurred early Sunday morning. The victim remains in the hospital in intensive care.

June 13

Update: June 1 Robbery at Banner Bank on W. 3rd Avenue (16-196687)

10:50 a.m. - The Spokane Police Major Crimes Unit are releasing photos of the suspect in the June 1st Banner Bank robbery. (see photos on our Facebook page)

June 10

SPD Investigating Bank Robbery at Alaska USA Credit Union

1:29 p.m. - SPD is investigating the robbery of the Alaska USA Credit Union inside the Safeway located at 933 E. Mission Ave.

June 9

UPDATE: Semi-truck/Pedestrian Incident Downtown

4:39 p.m. - Early indications are that the pedestrian fell off of the semi-truck after the driver had stopped to allow him to cross the street.

Semi-truck vs. pedestrian collision in Downtown Spokane

2:47 a.m. - Thursday morning, SPD responded to a pedestrian collision near the intersection of Main and Browne.

June 8

Detectives from the Safe Streets Arrest Suspect in Violent Assault

12:05 p.m. - Detectives working in the Spokane Regional Safe Streets Task Force arrested Adrian A. Washington (36) on a violent assault last Thursday night.

Suspect Arrested After Drive-By Shooting in East Central

10:01 a.m. - Spokane Police Officers arrested John P. Luna (30) for Drive-By Shooting and 1st Degree Assault last night after an incident in East Central.

June 6

Citizen Call Leads to Multiple Arrests & Stolen Vehicle Recovery

1:11 p.m. - Citizen Call about People in Park Leads to Multiple Arrests & Stolen Vehicle Recovery

June 4

Man rescued by SPD from Thor/I90 Overpass

10:30 p.m. - Man rescued by SPD from Thor/I90 Overpass

June 2

Neighborhood Works with SPD to Shut Down Problem House

1:08 p.m. - A neighborhood in the Shadle Park area has come together, worked closely with SPD, and has successfully closed a chronic problem house.

Police Ask Public to Help ID Suspect(s) in Burglaries

7:40 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department is looking to the public to help identify a suspect or suspects in two separate burglaries at the same business.

June 1

Spokane Police Investigating Bank Robbery Downtown

5:11 p.m. - SPD is investigating a robbery at Banner Bank downtown. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Crime Check at 509-456-2233.



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