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Police Department News Releases for September 2016

Sept. 23

Robbery Suspect McLaughlin Arrested

3:15 p.m. - SPD arrested David C. McLaughlin (26) for multiple counts of 1st Degree Robbery and 1st Degree Assault.

SWAT, SIU and MCU Take Wanted Felon into Custody

2:21 p.m. - SWAT assisted SIU & MCU in the 3800 block of E. Pacific to take a wanted felon into custody.

Sept. 22

Spokane Police Investigating Bank Robbery on the South Hill

7:35 p.m. - SPD is investigating a bank robbery at the Bank of America at 29th/Southeast Blvd. on Spokane’s South Hill. The incident occurred Thursday afternoon.

Our Next Coffee with A Cop Event is Next Thursday

4:48 p.m. - SPD will hold a Coffee w/a Cop event next Thurs., Sept. 29, 8-10:00a at McDonald’s 4436 N. Division. And what better day than #NationalCoffeeDay!

Sept. 17

Major Crimes Investigating Shooting in Hillyard

8:51 a.m. - The Spokane Police Major Crimes Unit is investigating a shooting in the 5700 block of north Market.

Sept. 16

Spokane Police Capture Sex Offender Wanted in Pierce County

4:33 p.m. - SPD captured a sex offender with felony warrants from Pierce County. Eric Q. French (38) was arrested at a home in the 2200 block of east Central.

Sept. 14

Suspect Wanted in Connection with July 30th Shooting on West Sharp

5:44 p.m. - MCU along with members of the Spokane Regional Safe Streets Task Force (SRSSTF) are requesting the public’s assistance in locating Darren J. Bercier.

Stolen Vehicle Recovered after Bondsmen Force Entry into Hotel Room

5:37 p.m. - SPD recovered a stolen vehicle from a hotel on south Rustle after responding to a call from bondsmen there to arrest a female on a warrant.

#SpokaneStrong Public Safety Forums for Crime Prevention

3:06 p.m. - The City of Spokane will be hosting several community #SpokaneStrong Public Safety Forums for Crime Prevention.

Sept. 13

Major Crimes & Safe Streets Task Force Investigate Shooting on W Sharp

10:01 a.m. - MCU along w/ members of the SRSSTF are investigating a shooting that occurred in the 2100 block of west Sharp this morning.

Sept. 12

Major Crimes Investigating Bank Robbery Downtown

6:42 p.m. - Spokane Police are investigating the robbery of the Washington Trust in the 700 block of west 2nd Ave.

Sept. 8

Our Next Coffee with A Cop Event is Downtown Next Thursday

8:01 a.m. - Our next Coffee w/a Cop in partnership w/ Thomas Hammer, River Park Square & Downtown Spokane Partnership is Thurs., 9-15, 9-11a at River Park Square.

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