Officer Joshua Laiva #1231
Sunday, April 21, 2019 at 1:53 p.m.
Update: On Sunday, April 21, patrol Officers were able to locate the motorhomel. An off duty Police Officer who was involved in the original incident and a citizen in the area both observed the motorhome in the area of Trent and Fancher. The child is safe and is with his mother.
There was probable cause to arrest the father, 42 year old Anthony E Hall for the original incident. It was initially alleged that Hall had a firearm in his possession. Because of these allegations, numerous resources such as undercover Officers and an armored vehicle were utilized in taking Hall into custody. A short time later Hall was safely taken into custody during a traffic stop on Rutter way, close to Felts Field. Hall was later transported and booked into jail. The investigation is still ongoing.
Spokane Police are requesting media and public assistance in locating an 8 year old child.
Spokane Police are actively searching for 42 year old Anthony E. Hall and his 8 year old son Brendan M. Hall. They are possibly in a 1978 Sportsman’s motorhome. On 04/19/19 Anthony took custody of Brendan from Brendan’s mother in the 2100 block of W. Fairview Ave. The initial reports were that Anthony was in possession of a firearm when taking custody of Brendan, and there may be an ongoing custody dispute between Anthony and Brendan’s mother. This investigation is ongoing. Anthony left the area with Brendan and they are possibly traveling in Anthony’s motorhome. There is no further description of the motorhome available. Spokane Police are actively searching for Brenden to ensure he is not in danger, and are hoping for a peaceful and immediate resolution. Spokane Police have been in contact with Brendan’s mother.
Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Anthony or Brendan is asked to call Crime Check at 509.456.2233.
Officer John O'Brien