Police Department News Releases for March 2018

March 28

Spokane Police Investigating US Bank Robbery on W. Riverside Ave.

6:45 p.m. - Spokane Police Investigating US Bank Robbery on W. Riverside Ave.

March 20

Officer John Scott Termination

3:56 p.m. - Officer John Scott terminated after Internal Affairs investigation.

March 19

Stabbing at House of Charity

3 p.m. - Spokane Police received a report of a male who was stabbed in front of the House of Charity at 32 W Pacific.

March 12

Major Crimes Forwards Charges for Homicide Suspects

8:20 p.m. - MCU forwarded felony charges for suspects from last week’s homicide. Marcus Arevalo & Ramiro Sanchez are still in Kennewick on unrelated DOC warrants.

Deputy and Officer Involved Shooting in Hillyard Area

4:26 p.m. - SIRR Team is investigating an Officer Involved Shooting (OIS) which took place during a court ordered eviction.

March 10

MCU makes Arrest in Homicide Case with Help of Kennewick PD

7:26 p.m. - The Major Crimes Unit, with the assistance of the Kennewick Police Department, has made two arrests in the homicide case from two nights ago.

March 9

Exxon Robbery

10:12 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department is investigating an armed robbery at a local gas station.

March 5th Downtown Protest Arrests

10:01 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department arrested protestors for trespassing at a Downtown office building.

Assault on Centennial Trail

9:59 a.m. - On March 5th, officers responded to an assault in downtown Spokane on the Centennial Trail.

March 8

One person deceased in North Spokane shooting incident

10:55 p.m. - On 03-08-18 a gunshot was heard near the 800 block of E Hoffman. A short time later a male was brought to Holy Family Hospital with a gunshot wound.

March 7

Statement from Police Chief Craig Meidl on today's verdict

2:33 p.m. - Police Chief Craig Meidl issued the following statement regarding today’s verdict:

March 4

Male arrested after threatening others with machete in N. Spokane

6:37 p.m. - On 03-04-18 a little after 5PM, SPD received calls near Division and Rockwell of a male swinging a machete and threatening pedestrians.

March 2

Male in Custody after Brandishing Weapon Downtown

9:58 p.m. - SPD responded to calls of a possible active shooter downtown Spokane. A male was taken into custody without incident and booked into jail.

One victim hospitalized after North Spokane shooting

12:56 a.m. - Officers responded to 200 E Wedgewood Ave at about 11:40PM and found an adult male with multiple gunshot wounds.

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