SPD Looking For a Domestic Violence Suspect

Sgt. Terry Preuninger, PIO


Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 9:55 a.m.


Romeo C. Villaro has been taken into custody. 

The Spokane Police Department has probable cause to arrest Romeo C. Villaro in connection with a Domestic Violence incident in the 3500 block of W. Rosemond last night.

SPD Patrol Officers have probable cause for Second Degree Assault / Domestic Violence stemming from an incident where the suspect assaulted and strangled his girlfriend while at their residence on Rosemond. There has been a significant pattern of abuse on the victim and Villaro has a local history of numerous DV related arrests and incidents, as well as an arrest for weapons violations and other crimes. He is a convicted felon and SPD has been advised he may have armed himself and collected a significant amount of cash before fleeing prior to police arrival.

Villaro is the owner of the Revolver Bar located at 633 West Garland and is believed to be driving one of the following two vehicles.

1. WA C06875D a White 2013 Chevrolet Silverado ½ ton crew cab short box. Truck has black rims, tinted windows, 3 white window decals; revolver sticker, Darth Vader sticker, and Washington state sticker REGISTERED TO ROMEO VILLARO

2. WA ANR4046 a White 2010 Cadillac CTS 4DR REGISTERED TO ROMEO VILLARO

Anyone with Information on Villaro’s whereabouts should contact crime check at 456.2233.



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