Officer Joshua Laiva #1231
Sunday, July 14, 2019 at 3:45 p.m.
The Spokane Police department is investigating a series of attempted vehicle prowls in the area of N Wiscomb St. / E Wedgewood Ave. The incident occurred on the early morning hours of July 14, 2019 after 8 a.m. Witnesses reported up to four younger suspects attempting to get into multiple vehicles parked in the area. One suspect, 18 year old Luke A. Covenent, was contacted during the investigation and arrested for unrelated warrants. The investigation is ongoing.
Spokane Police are seeking any information regarding vehicle prowling in the area. If you were a witness to the incidents, or a victim, and you have not already been contacted, please call Crime Check at 509.456.2233. Spokane Police would also be happy to collect any surveillance video or suspect photographs you might have from the vehicle prowling incidents. Reference case #2019-20130470.
Spokane Police understand the negative impact these vehicle prowling crimes have on our community, and the need to bring the suspects to justice. As always Spokane Police would like to remind everyone to keep your vehicles secured and locked, don’t keep items of extreme value stored in your vehicle, don’t leave the keys in the vehicle, and keep all property such as purses, packages, and other items of value out of sight.