Police Department News Releases for December 2019

Dec. 30

Couple arrested after stealing air compressor from open garage.

6:52 p.m. - Couple arrested after stealing air compressor from open garage.

SPD Investigates Vehicle vs Pedestrian Crash in North Spokane

3:54 p.m. - The pedestrian was transported to the hospital and is listed in stable condition. The driver remained on-scene and is cooperating with investigators.

Dec. 29

Hit and Run Crash leads to arrests of two previously convicted felons

5:33 p.m. - Hit and Run Crash leads to arrests of two previously convicted felons for outstanding warrants.

Dec. 27

Major Crimes Investigating A Death in North Spokane

11:28 a.m. - Spokane Police are investigating a death in North East Spokane.

Dec. 22

SPD Arrests Car Prowling Suspect for Assault and Possession of Drugs

6:55 p.m. - K-9 Haywire assists in locating car prowling suspect.

Dec. 21

SWAT Team Arrests Burglar

8:16 p.m. - Spokane Police SWAT team arrests burglar still inside residence on W Gray Ct.

Dec. 19

SPD Request Assistance in Locating Outstanding Suspect

2:35 p.m. - Spokane Police Investigate numerous early morning crashes, and request assistance in locating an outstanding suspect.

SPD Requesting Assistance in Locating Missing Endangered Male

10:06 a.m. - Spokane Police requesting media and public assistance locating a missing endangered 65-year-old male.

Dec. 15

SPD Officers Respond To Report of Domestic Violence

7:21 p.m. - Police respond to late night domestic violence threats with a weapon call.

SPD Responds To Robbery in NE Spokane

7:18 p.m. - Spokane Police respond to a robbery at the Walgreens in northeast Spokane.

Dec. 11

COP TALK

3:42 p.m. - DSHS Eastern State Hospital and the Spokane Police Department partner to support individuals with mental illness.

SPD Makes Several Arrests At NorthTown Mall

2:53 p.m. - Spokane Police Officers responded to JC Penny’s at NorthTown Mall for a shoplifting incident that spiraled out of control.

Dec. 9

DUI Arrest During Separate Investigation

11:49 a.m. - Spokane Police make DUI arrest with the help of Washington State Patrol while conducting a separately involved collision investigation.

Two Vehicle Collision with Substantial Injury

11:48 a.m. - Police respond to a two vehicle collision on the north side in the early evening hours. At least one individual sustained substantial bodily injuries.

Dec. 7

DV Suspect in Custody after Hours Long Standoff on South Hill

2:35 p.m. - After a more than four hour long standoff, Ryan F Whyte (31), was taken into custody for 2nd Degree Assault & Residential Burglary Domestic Violence.

Dec. 6

Gas Line Struck in The Area of Hamilton and Springfield

8:27 a.m. - Be prepared for road closures and traffic slowdowns in the area of Hamilton and Springfield.

Dec. 5

SPD Arrests 30 Time Convicted Felon

1:15 p.m. - 30 time convicted felon arrested for unlawful possession of a firearm and possession of methamphetamine.

Dec. 4

Missing Vulnerable Adult: Catherine Hutchinson

1:34 p.m. - Spokane Police Department Police Officers are attempting to locate 81-year-old Catherine Hutchinson who has gone missing from 2500 E. Rowan Avenue.

Dec. 2

Package Theft

2:53 p.m. - Today is Cyber Monday, the start of the Holiday shopping season which means package thieves will be scouring neighborhoods.



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