Police Department News Releases for April 2019

April 29

Fatal shooting in East Central neighborhood

8:47 a.m. - One adult male deceased after shooting incident on E 5th Ave

April 25

Coffee with a Cop

2:46 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department will hold our next Coffee with a Cop event at the Starbucks 172 S. Division on Wednesday, May 1 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm.

April 23

Residents Encouraged to Safely Discard Unused Drugs

5:21 p.m. - Residents can safely dispose of unwanted medications and drugs, receive a free medication lock box and help combat the growing opioid epidemic.

April 21

SPD requesting assistance in locating 8 year old child.

1:53 p.m. - Spokane Police are requesting media and public assistance in locating an 8 year old child.

April 19

SPD Requests Assistance Locating Missing 12 Year Old Child

1:26 p.m. - Spokane Police request media and public assistance locating a missing 12 year old child.

April 16

Downtown Standoff Subject Taken Into Custody

9:35 a.m. - Spokane Police Department (SPD) takes Jimmy R. Engleman (53) into custody after a several hour standoff downtown.

April 13

New Tools Helping Scammers to Seem More Legitimate than Ever

6:25 p.m. - We are getting reports of a scam where victims get a call appearing to be an SPD phone number, they failed to pay a bond & now have to pay or go jail.

April 2

Crime Stoppers Offering Reward For Info Regarding an Attempted Robbery

4:49 p.m. - Crime Stoppers is offering a reward in an effort to assist SPD Detectives as they investigate a violent attempted robbery in Browne’s Addition.



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Media Relations Contact

Officer John O'Brien
509.835.4568
jobrien@spokanepolice.org