Police Department News Releases for June 2019

June 30

Attempted Child Abduction at Hoopfest

11:36 p.m. - Officers from the Spokane Police Department responded to a child luring incident during Hoopfest.

June 28

Join the Spokane Police Department for Community Appreciation Day

3:35 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department (SPD) will be hosting its Community Appreciation day on Saturday, July 13.

Spokane Police Detective and Downtown Officers arrest suspect in Arson

3 p.m. - Philip B Lewis (53) was arrested today, June 28, 2019, for 2nd degree Arson for setting fire to an ATM on June 26th.

June 27

Working together for a safe Hoopfest

12:25 p.m. - With the largest 3-on-3 basketball tournament in the world just a few days away, attendees are being reminded to follow a few safety tips.

June 26

Sus Booked for Suspended Driving, Crashes Car less than 2hrs Later

7:31 p.m. - A woman booked for Suspended Driving @ 2:40p this afternoon, was released, & crashed 4:32p. She fled the scene @ 2nd/Spokane on foot.

Suspect Arrested, Booked, Released and Rearrested Within Hours

3:53 p.m. - Suspect arrested and booked for warrants, released an hour later and within the span of one and a half hours steals again.

WheelShare Geo-Fence for Hoopfest

11:44 a.m. - SPD would like to remind everyone about the temporary geo-fence for WheelShare scooters and bikes that will be activated this weekend for Hoopfest.

June 21

Protest Downtown

3:56 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department wants to remind the members of the community that we respect the rights of those wishing to speak, assemble and protest.

Traffic Collision North Freya Way

12:33 p.m. - Traffic at Mission and Greene is stopped and or slowed and will be for some time. Please use alternate routes as you travel in that area.

June 20

Officers Respond To Stabbing In North Spokane

2:13 p.m. - Spokane Police Officers respond to stabbing in North Spokane

June 17

Make sure to register for Spokane Police Activities League

1:51 p.m. - The Spokane Police Activities League (PAL) summer program begins on June 25 and there are still open spots.

June 13

Notification of Release

10:44 a.m. - Notification of Release - Male with Sexually Violent Predator Status

Missing 13 Year Old Juvenile

10:30 a.m. - SPD needs help finding missing thirteen-year-old Angelina I Teshome.

June 12

SPD News Help Finding Missing Juvenile

9:58 a.m. - SPD needs help finding missing fourteen-year-old Nashayla Turntine.

SPD Looking For a Domestic Violence Suspect

9:55 a.m. - SPD has probable cause to arrest Romeo C. Villaro in connection with a Domestic Violence incident in the 3500 block of W. Rosemond last night.

Vulnerable Missing Adult

9:53 a.m. - Spokane Police Department is asking for your help in locating a vulnerable, missing adult.

Missing Vulnerable Adult

9:51 a.m. - Spokane Police Department is asking for your help in locating a vulnerable, missing adult.

June 10

Missing Vulnerable Adult

4:11 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is asking for your help in locating a vulnerable, missing adult.

June 8

Pursuit Throughout Spokane County

10:33 a.m. - Spokane Police Officers, Air 1, Washington State Patrol and Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputies were all involved in a pursuit with stolen vehicle.

June 6

SPD Special Victims Unit Arrests Babysitter for Assault

4:30 p.m. - Spokane Police Department Special Victims Unit arrests babysitter for Assault of a Child 1st Degree.

Using Receivership to Create Affordable Housing

4:06 p.m. - Spokane Police Department enters into a stipulated order appointing a receiver over five Grove Community properties.

Termination of SPD Officer

4 p.m. - After the conclusion of an Internal Affairs (IA) investigation, Officer Nick Spolski’s employment with SPD has been terminated, effective immediately.

Stabbing Arrest in Logan Neighborhood

11:38 a.m. - On Wednesday SPD officers responded to the Logan neighborhood for a stabbing. The suspect was arrested for assault and booked into jail.

June 5

Hundreds of Centennial Trail Medallions Stolen

2:58 p.m. - Hundreds of Centennial Trail Medallions have been stolen & damaged in the last few weeks, the financial cost to replace them is still being calculated

New Traffic Enforcement Camera

2:56 p.m. - Drivers in the NW part of town should be cognizant of a new traffic enforcement camera placed at an elementary school in their area.

June 4

Fatality Collision at Garland and Normandie

2:32 p.m. - SPD officers responded to a fatality collision at W Garland Ave and N Normandie St between a motorcycle and a vehicle.

Stolen Truck Recovered

9:25 a.m. - On May 31, 2019 Spokane Police stopped a reported stolen truck downtown. Several people were detained out of the vehicle.



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