Police Department News Releases for September 2017

Sept. 29

Hit and Run driver and vehicle located.

2:22 p.m. - Hit and Run driver and vehicle located. Driver cooperating with investigators. Vehicle seized for evidence.

Police Arrest 3 Males after Commercial Burglary in North Spokane

8:28 a.m. - Spokane Police Officers took three males into custody this morning after a commercial burglary in north Spokane.

Spokane Police Asking for Public's Help Identifying Hit & Run Vehicle

1:38 a.m. - SPD is asking for assistance locating the suspect vehicle in a serious hit and run collision that happened this evening in downtown Spokane.

Sept. 27

Driver on a traffic stop flees the scene injuring police officer.

5:40 p.m. - Driver on a traffic stop flees the scene injuring a Spokane Police Officer. The officer’s arm was injured by being caught inside the open window.

SPD Investigating shooting on E. Liberty Ave.

9:20 a.m. - Spokane Police are investigating a shooting on E. Liberty Ave.

Sept. 26

Spokane Police Investigating Fatality Vehicle vs Motorcycle Crash

3:33 p.m. - Spokane Police Investigating Fatality Vehicle vs Motorcycle Crash in the 500 block of E. Holland Ave.

Sept. 25

Shooting at Mayfair and LaCrosse

9:36 a.m. - Yesterday Spokane Police responded to a reported fight at Mayfair and Walton.

Sept. 22

Domestic Violence and Officer Assault Arrest

8:19 a.m. - Male arrested after assaulting ex-girlfriend, and Police Officer in North Spokane.

Sept. 18

SIRR Investigating Officer Involved Shooting; Suspect Wanted in Reno

6:45 a.m. - SPD was involved in an OIS this morning. One officer fired his service weapon striking the suspect. No one else was injured during this incident.

Sept. 16

Police & Fire ask for Help Locating Suspect in South Hill Arson

5:21 p.m. - Police, Fire & ATF are asking help locating the suspect in the arson that forced Beacon Cleaners to temporarily relocate and injured a fire fighter.

Suspect Arrested in Yesterday's West Central Homicide

10:41 a.m. - The Spokane Police Major Crimes Unit (MCU) has made an arrest in the shooting that left one person dead in west central Spokane yesterday afternoon.

Sept. 14

SPD Partners w/ Tri-Cities in High-Level Drug Operation Take Down

6:03 p.m. - SPD's SIU & SWAT team led a multi-agency drug investigation in Tri-Cities taking down a high-level drug operation & arresting several suspects.

Sept. 12

SVU Wanting to Identify Witnesses to Sept. 1st Incident

3:18 p.m. - If you saw the events on or near “Decapitated” band's tour bus after the concert 08-31-17, & have not talked to SPD, call Crime Check at 509-456-2233.

Sept. 10

Suspect Arrested for Setting Field on Fire

4:46 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department arrested a man for causing a field to catch fire at E 2nd Ave and S Pittsburg St.

Sept. 9

Two Arrested for 1st Robbery & 1st Burglary within Hours of Incident

10:12 p.m. - SPD booked 2 males, Keoni Canton & Dale D Johnson, for 1st Robbery & 1st Burglary after an incident that happened in the 1800 block of west 8th.

LA County Sheriff's Office Assist SPD in Arrests in Santa Ana (CA)

9:46 a.m. - This morning, LA County SO arrested 4 males for 1st Degree Kidnapping stemming from an incident that happened in downtown Spokane over a week ago.

Sept. 7

SPD Asking for the Public's Help Locating Missing Elderly Female

7:43 p.m. - SPD is requesting media and public assistance locating a missing endangered elderly female, 72 year old Bujiriri Kaboyi.

Spokane Police asking for public’s assistance

6:16 p.m. - SPD is asking for the public’s assistance in locating the suspects responsible for a burglary that occurred at the old McKinley High School.

Sept. 6

Spokane Police Arrest Drive-By Shooter

8:37 a.m. - Spokane Police Arrest Drive-By Shooter. Guns and ammunition recovered.

Sept. 5

Injured Lieutenant Texaco Incident

5:23 p.m. - Spokane Police Lieutenant suffers broken leg while taking suspect into protective custody.

Sept. 3

US Marshals Seek Dangerous Felon in Ferry/Steven County Area

7:55 a.m. - US Marshals Office is asking for help locating a wanted felon, Robert SHOWERS, who evaded law enforcement capture near Republic overnight.



Contact Police

  • Crime Check: 509.456.2233
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Media Relations Contact

Officer John O'Brien
509.835.4568
jobrien@spokanepolice.org