Police Department News Releases for September 2019

Sept. 30

Major Crimes Detective Looking For Help from the Community

3:08 p.m. - Detective is looking for additional information about an armed robbery that occurred on Thursday, Sept. 19 in the area of 9500 Newport Highway.

Sept. 28

Arrest Made In Early Morning Shooting

4:14 p.m. - SPD and Safe Streets Task Force conducted an investigation that led to an arrest in the shooting that took place Wednesday, Sept 25.

Spokane Resident Victimized By Telephone Scam

4:10 p.m. - A Spokane resident was victimized this week by a telephone scam.

Sept. 25

Precautions in Place for Today's Assembly on East Indiana

4:51 p.m. - Precautions in place for today’s assembly on East Indiana.

Sept. 24

Reckless Burning Arrest on West Side of the South Hill

4:11 p.m. - Spokane Police Department arrests man for Reckless Burning after responding to three separate fires on the west side of the south hill.

Sept. 20

SPD Resources Sapped during Unpermitted March Downtown

4:39 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department had to creatively redeploy resources as a protest that started at Riverfront Park turned into a march to City Hall.

Sept. 17

Fred Meyer Attempt to Elude

2:52 p.m. - Sept. 16, 6:25pm, officers responded to Fred Meyer for a report of a wanted subject. The subject eluded SPD before being arrested for several charges.

Sept. 10

Upcoming Pedestrian Enforcement

9:08 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a pedestrian emphasis this Friday, Sept. 13 throughout the city.

DUI Crash Into House

3:48 p.m. - SPD and SFD responded to a vehicle vs power pole crash in the 200 block of West Queen Avenue.

Coffee with a Cop

3:47 p.m. - The next Coffee with a Cop event is Sept. 11, 11 am to 1 pm, at Starbucks. Enjoy a cup of coffee and conversation, all community members are invited.

Fugitive attempts to elude police in a stolen vehicle and causes crash

3:34 p.m. - Police attempt to stop stolen vehicle, which eludes them only to cause a crash.

Sept. 9

SPD Drive by Shooting Arrest

3:45 p.m. - SPD arrest a man for drive by shooting, and work with Homeland Security who are investigating the suspect for attempting to obtain Fentanyl.

SPD Death Investigation

3:43 p.m. - Officers responded to a 911 call of a man who had sustained significant self-inflicted injuries and was fading in and out of consciousness.

SPD Groups Collaborate On Arrest

3:41 p.m. - Several Spokane Police Department (SPD) groups collaborate to arrest Modesto R. Briggs for 11 counts of Assault 1st Degree.

Sept. 5

Arrest Made In Aug. 20th Drive-By Shooting

12:14 p.m. - Detectives identified suspect from a Drive-By Shooting that occurred near Fairview Ave. and Ash St. The suspect was arrested in St. Helens, OR.

Reports of armed man leads to large police response in Browne’s Add.

4:59 a.m. - SPD responded to multiple reports of a male subject yelling and walking around the neighborhood threatening people with a firearm.

Sept. 3

SPD Makes Several DUI Arrests over the Labor Day Weekend

11:18 a.m. - On Saturday, Officers from the Spokane Police Department responded to several collisions and incidents that resulted in DUI arrest.



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