Police Department News Releases for July 2018

July 28

SPD Anti-Crime Team arrests two felons, and recovers a stolen firearm.

6:40 p.m. - Spokane Police Anti-Crime Team arrests two felons, and recovers a stolen gun after a short standoff.

July 26

SPD is investigating a stabbing in Southeast Spokane

11:43 p.m. - An adult female was hospitalized after a stabbing in Thornton Murphy Park, located in the 3100 block of E 27th Ave.

July 22

Robbery Suspect, Timothy Lamere, Taken Into Custody Without Incident

9:21 p.m. - SPD's PACT team took a wanted robbery suspect, Timothy J Lamere (53), into custody without incident tonight in northwest Spokane.

July 21

DT Officers Arrest Felon w/ a Stolen Firearm, Drugs, & Stolen Property

7:19 p.m. - Downtown Precinct Officers arrested a convicted felon who had a stolen firearm, drugs, and stolen property on him in the 100 blk of S Washington.

July 20

SPD seeking help locating missing autistic juvenile

1:35 a.m. - 14-year-old Josiah Joseph was last seen in the area of 700 S Scott on 07-19-18 at approximately 9:00PM.

July 19

SPD Asking for Help Locating Bank Robbery Suspect

12:25 p.m. - Spokane Police Department asks for your help locating a person with an outstanding warrant for Robbery 1st Degree.

SPD needs assistance locating missing vulnerable adult

3:35 a.m. - 62-year-old Roxell Mosley suffers from dementia and was last seen in the area of 1100 N Superior St on 07-18 at about 8PM

July 17

Monroe Street and Sprague Avenue Hit and Run

3:42 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is investigating a Hit and Run at S Monroe St and W Sprague Ave today at noon.

July 16

Felon Arrested With Gun

8:19 a.m. - Friday, two SPD officers were performing a simple bike stop when a convicted felon tossed a stolen hand gun and led them on a foot chase.

Armed Robbery Arrest

8:15 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department investigated an armed Robbery in north Spokane on Friday evening.

July 10

Armed suspect arrested on lower South Hill after extensive search

2:34 a.m. - Suspect threatened to 'shoot up' STA plaza, threatened to kill police officers, and threatened citizens with a gun.

July 9

Washington Trust Bank Robbery

8:50 a.m. - SPD is investigating a robbery at the Washington Trust Bank located near the intersection of Indiana/Ruby. The incident occurred Friday after 4:45PM.

Male in-custody after attempting to induce officer-involved shooting

12:14 a.m. - Officers on an unrelated call at 2nd and Scott encountered a male who suddenly produced a revolver and held it to his head, demanding he be shot

July 8

Spokane Police Investigate Unattended Death on E. 2nd Ave.

5:41 p.m. - Spokane Police investigating unattended death in the 700 block of E. 2nd Ave.

SPD is investigating a drowning in the Spokane River.

4:38 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is investigating a drowning in the Spokane River.

SPD Investigating a fatality shooting in the 3000 blk of N. Nelson St.

1:36 p.m. - Spokane Police are investigating a fatality shooting which occurred outside a residence in the 3000 block of N. Nelson St.

July 6

Spokane Police Investigating Washington Trust Bank Robbery.

7:48 p.m. - Spokane Police are investigating a robbery at the Washington Trust Bank located near E. Indiana Ave. / N .Ruby St.

July 5

Vandalism Arrest

4:37 p.m. - An early morning crime spree in north Spokane leads to the arrest of 3 subjects, tens of thousands of dollars in damage and a frustrated neighborhood.

Pedestrian Is Seriously Injured After Being Struck By Automobile

1:45 p.m. - On July 3, a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle at Division & Pacific. The pedestrian is expected to survive and was cited for causing the collision.

July 4

Stolen BMW Recovery

9:44 p.m. - Spokane Police Department Night PACT Team and K9 Team, Recovered a stolen 2018 Black BMW X5 and arrested 10 Time Convicted Felon

July 2

Follow Up Investigation from Cora Avenue Burglaries

10:34 a.m. - Extensive follow up investigation by detectives from the Targeted Crimes Unit arrests a male and locates many of the stolen guns after a standoff.

July 1

Male arrested for week-long crime spree in Northeast Spokane

10:44 p.m. - Suspect arrested in connection with multiple burglaries in Northeast Spokane over the past week.

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