Police Department News Releases for June 2018

June 28

Have fun and stay safe at Hoopfest

11:01 a.m. - The Spokane Police and Fire Departments want to remind HoopFest fans to have fun and also stay safe

June 26

Points for the Citizens' Assist on Robbery Arrest

11:15 p.m. - Neighbors in the Cannon park area band together to help Spokane Police corral a Robbery suspect.

Law Enforcement Officers from Across the Nation Carry “Flame Of Hope”

3:34 p.m. - Law Enforcement Officers from Across the Nation Carry “Flame Of Hope” To Opening Ceremony of the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games in Seattle

June 24

Woman defends herself against attack near TJ Meenach Bridge

11:39 a.m. - A woman reported an unknown male suspect held her at gunpoint while attempting to drag her to a secluded location.

June 21

Spokane Police Department's Next Coffee With A Cop

1:56 p.m. - SPD will hold its next Coffee with a Cop event at Manito Park in the north shelter area on Tuesday, June 26 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.

June 20

Use extra caution and follow posted speed limits

2:17 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is urging drivers to pay extra attention as they travel.

June 18

One person deceased in North Spokane shooting incident

7:48 p.m. - On 06-18-18, SPD responded to a shooting incident near Nevada/Wellesley. One male is deceased, no on-going threat to the community.

Stabbing in North Spokane Sends One Women to Hospital

9:36 a.m. - Stabbing in northeast Spokane sends one to the hospital; the suspect was located a few blocks away.

Child Rape Suspect Arrested

9:32 a.m. - Friday, SPD investigated a sexual assault. After an investigation, Detectives arrested and booked the step father for 2nd degree Rape of a child.

June 17

Major Crimes Called out to Investigate Serious Auto/Pedestrian Crash

12:36 a.m. - SPD's Major Crimes Unit came out to investigate a crash tonight @ Northwest & Cannon. Northwest was closed for about 2 hrs but has now reopened.

June 15

A male in West Central is injured in drive-by shooting.

4:34 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department Major Crimes Unit investigated a West Central shooting that left a male with a gunshot injury.

Major Crimes Detectives investigate Hillyard shooting.

4:33 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department Major Crimes Unit investigated a Hillyard shooting that left a male with a life threatening injury.

June 14

Robbery Arrest

8:09 a.m. - SPD investigated an armed robbery at the Mission and Hamilton Safeway on June 11. On June 13 an officer located the suspect and he was arrested.

June 13

SPD Locates Stolen Budget Rental Van

4:49 p.m. - SPD has located the Budget rental van reported to have children in the cargo area that caused significant concern for their safety.

Non-Fatal Overnight Shooting

11:09 a.m. - SPD officers responded to 5500 N Regal St to a report of a male that had been shot. An investigation and K9 track was not able to locate the suspect.

June 12

*UPDATE* LC Threat Suspect Booked

1:11 p.m. - Major Crimes Detectives book Lewis and Clark High School threat suspect.

June 7

Two suspects in custody after vehicle pursuit through Spokane

11:59 p.m. - Two arrested after lengthy pursuit through Spokane. The vehicle was stolen in a carjacking at gunpoint on June 2nd in Spokane Valley.

June 4

SPD Investigating a Fatal Vehicle vs. Pedestrian Collision

5:25 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is investigating a fatal Auto vs Pedestrian collision that happened at 2nd and Browne, in downtown.

June 3

*NEW* Updated LC Press Release

12:24 p.m. - The Major Crimes Unit has now secured felony warrants for the arrest of the suspect in the Lewis and Clark High School threats.

June 2

Vehicle and Body Recovered From Spokane River

8:22 p.m. - SPD, SCSO and SFD have recovered a vehicle found crashed in the Spokane River in April. An unidentified deceased person was found inside the vehicle.



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