Police Department News Releases for Friday, January 27, 2017

3 p.m.

SPD Locates Man Who Attempted to Carjack Three Separate Individuals

3:31 p.m. - Spokane Police successfully located a four time convicted felon, after he attempted to carjack three separate individuals.

9 a.m.

UPDATE: Standoff in East Spokane

9:26 a.m. - After over 8 hours, a standoff situation in east Spokane has now ended. The Spokane Police Department has taken Benjamin P Ellis (30) into custody.

2 a.m.

Standoff in East Spokane

2:32 a.m. - SPD is dealing with a standoff situation in east Spokane. Crestline is closed from Boone to Broadway and Cataldo is closed from Stone to Napa.

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