Police Department News Releases for November 2018

Nov. 29

SPD Asking for Witnesses to Downtown Incident to Come Forward

5:39 a.m. - SPD is asking for help locating witnesses to an incident downtown this morning. A male was found critically injured in the street at 200 S Wall.

Nov. 26

Spokane Police Department earns WASPC re-accreditation

10:10 a.m. - At the WASPC annual conference, SPD was presented with an award for obtaining state re-accreditation.

Nov. 23

SPD Investigating fatality vehicle vs pedestrian crash on E 29th Ave.

7:22 p.m. - Spokane Police are investigating a fatality vehicle vs pedestrian crash on E 29th Ave. near S Mt. Vernon St.

Nov. 22

Two Convicted Felons Arrested for Firearms and Drug charges

4:30 p.m. - Suspicious vehicle leads to arrest of two convicted felons for firearms and drug charges.

Nov. 21

Holiday Safety Tips

2:54 p.m. - Holiday safety tips from the Spokane Police Department.

South Perry Vehicle Prowler Arrested

9:41 a.m. - Vehicle prowling suspect, captured on an owner’s surveillance camera, is apprehended while officers were investigating other incidents of prowling.

Spokane Police Investigating Shooting in Northeast Spokane

4:29 a.m. - MCU is investigating a shooting at 1700 N. Stone. The suspect, Donavan Gibson (35), is still on the loose and is believed to be armed & dangerous.

Nov. 20

Spokane Police Asking for Help Locating Missing Vulnerable Adult

6:39 a.m. - SPD is asking for help locating a vulnerable adult, Stephanie Patenaude (25), who left a relative’s home in the 1700 block of east Dalton.

Nov. 19

Teen Arrested after Threats Made to Shoot Up Area School

7 p.m. - Spokane Police Major Crimes Detectives have arrested a juvenile male after threats were made to “shoot up” an area school.

Nov. 17

SPD is asking for public’s help locating missing adult.

11:48 p.m. - 61-year-old Dennis Hofferbert was last seen in the 1400 block of E Rockwell Ave on 11-17-18 at approximately 1400 hours.

Nov. 15

Armed Convicted Felon Arrested

2:19 p.m. - Convicted felon armed with a handgun arrested in Spokane.

Nov. 13

Serious Injury Crash Closes Upriver Drive

9:27 p.m. - A serious crash closed Upriver this evening from Crestline to Greene for several hours while Major Crimes Collision Investigators processed the scene.

Victim of Burglary Helps SPD Make Arrests and Recover Stolen Property

2:18 p.m. - Victim of a burglary and SPD Patrol Officers work together to recover the victim’s stolen property along with a gun stolen in a prior vehicle prowling

Reports of Shots Heard Downtown Lead to DUI & Drive-by Shooting Arrest

2:41 a.m. - SPD responded to the area of Sprague/Browne on reports of shots fired. A witness got a description of the suspect's SUV, aiding in his capture.

Nov. 9

SPD Arrests Burglary Suspect

3:18 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department makes an arrest on an officer safety subject who broke into a West Central home.

Convicted Felon Arrested With a Concealed Gun

11:21 a.m. - Spokane Police Department Downtown Neighborhood Resource Officers recover a gun from a convicted felon.

Nov. 7

SPD arrests suspect responsible for downtown vandalism.

5:25 p.m. - Spokane Police arrest a suspect responsible for breaking fiberglass sculptures meant to raise money from charity.

Update on LC High School Social Media Threat Investigation

2:47 p.m. - SPD's investigation into the LC threat is ongoing. Detectives are collaborating with school and federal officials while officers monitor the school.

Nov. 2

Arrest Made in Female Attacking Ex With Knife

7:51 a.m. - SPD Officers responded to the area of Lincoln Park for a stabbing. The male victim stated a female had stabbed him and fled the scene on foot.

SPD Needs Help Identifying Subject

7:47 a.m. - Spokane Police Department Special Victims Unit is asking for help from the public in identifying a subject who is frequenting the Gonzaga Univ. area.

Nov. 1

SPD Responds to Stabbing Incident

8:55 a.m. - SPD responded to the area of NCHS on Oct 31 for reports of a male who had been stabbed. Officers located the victim a couple of blocks away from NCHS.

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