Police Department News Releases for 2020

July

SPD Arrests Domestic Violence after Standoff on Roof

Yesterday at 4:48 p.m. - Spokane Police arrest Domestic Violence suspect after a standoff on the roof of a building in the 800 block of W Riverside Ave.

A Self-Inflicted Gunshot Sends a Convicted Felon to Jail

Yesterday at 4:45 p.m. - SPD Officers responded to a report of a shooting at a residence in the area of 3900 N. Stone Street.

Repeat Vehicle Thief Arrested Again

Yesterday at 4:42 p.m. - Repeat car thief arrested again, for Possession of a Stolen Motor Vehicle.

Public Service Announcement

July 14 at 4:23 p.m. - Beware of another scam that has surfaced in Spokane.

Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Project

July 14 at 1:57 p.m. - The Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Project Committee has decided to postpone this year’s memorial service to May 2021.

Downtown Precinct Officers Arrest a Man for 1st Degree Burglary

July 14 at 1:42 p.m. - Methamphetamine, a pulled fire alarm, and stolen clothing ends in the arrest of a man for 1st degree Burglary.

East Central Shooting Sends One Main to the Hospital

July 9 at 12:12 p.m. - A shooting in East Central sends one man to the hospital with a gunshot wound. The shooter has not been located.

SPD Officer Charged In Car Accident

July 9 at 10:32 a.m. - SPD Officer charged in an injury collision, to appear in court next week.

Spokane Police Chief Named President of WASPC

July 8 at 4:57 p.m. - Spokane Police Chief Craig Meidl named President of statewide law enforcement organization

Major Crimes Detectives Are Looking For Assistance from the Community

July 8 at 1:15 p.m. - Major Crimes Detectives are looking for assistance from the community in their shooting investigation that occurred on July 3, 2020.

Convicted Felon Steals Purse from Elderly Woman

July 8 at 12:48 p.m. - A convicted felon victimizes an octogenarian while she was loading groceries into her car.

North Spokane Crash

July 6 at 8:16 a.m. - Driver was taken into custody for vehicular assault. Two juveniles were taken to a local hospital for their injuries.

Woman arrested for Robbery from Northtown Mall.

July 3 at 1:27 a.m. - Woman arrested after she shoplifted from Buckle at Northtown Mall and assaulted employees with pepper spray.

Spokane Police Recover Stolen Bike worth an Estimated $6,000

July 1 at 9:45 a.m. - Spokane Police recover stolen mountain bike worth an estimated $6,000 after short pursuit through Mission Park area.

Chief Meidl's Letter to the Community

July 1 at 9:42 a.m. - Spokane Police Chief Craig Meidl's letter to the community.

June

SPD Quickly Locates and Arrests Bombing Suspect

June 29 at 2:16 p.m. - Police quickly locate and arrest the suspect that set off a bomb in a northeast neighborhood, due to the keen eye of several residents who called 911.

Spokane Police Reform History

June 26 at 6:41 p.m. - SPD highlights some of the strong work currently underway and completed toward reform

Knife wielding man in Mission Park arrested without injury to anyone.

June 25 at 9:29 p.m. - Spokane Police responded to the Mission Park for several reports of a male threatening park goers with a knife.

Fatal Shooting near Monroe and Augusta

June 24 at 4:31 p.m. - A fatal shooting occurred Tuesday, June 23 just after 2:30 p.m. One male is deceased and the other involved subject is cooperating with police.

Juvenile with knife taken to the hospital for mental health help.

June 23 at 11:12 p.m. - Knife wielding 10-year-old, in crisis, safely taken into protective custody and provided with mental health care after incident.

Spokane Man with Multiple Felonies Arrested Again

June 23 at 1:39 p.m. - Spokane Police Anti-Crime Team (PACT) Sergeant arrests a multiple time convicted felon in possession of a stolen motorcycle, drugs, and a firearm.

Early Morning Arson

June 22 at 4:43 p.m. - Spokane Police Officers respond to a series of early morning fires in north Spokane. SPD asking the public’s help in identifying a person of interest.

Sus Arrested for Multiple Felonies after Scared Victim Texts for Help

June 21 at 9:44 p.m. - SPD responded to a DV victim’s texts for help because she couldn’t safely call 911. Keman Rhone was arrested w/o incident for several felonies.

Two Overdoses Prevented In an Hour with Narcan

June 18 at 1:15 p.m. - SPD responds and uses Narcan to save lives at two separate incidents of apparent drug overdoses in under an hour.

Missing/Runaway 10 Year Old Child

June 17 at 7:19 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a 10 year-old runaway child.

SPD Responds To a DV Call

June 17 at 6:20 p.m. - Spokane Police respond to Domestic Violence call and arrest naked suspect without incident after de-escalation.

SPD Responds To a Domestic Violence Call

June 17 at 6:14 p.m. - Spokane police officers respond to a domestic violence call involving an ax.

SPD Responds To Shooting with a Victim

June 15 at 11:36 a.m. - SPD responds to a shooting with a victim on Division near the I-90 Overpass. There is no suspect info and no indication that this was a random act.

Protest Arrests

June 12 at 5:57 p.m. - SPD continues to arrest people who committed crimes during the protest turned riot/looting on May 31st in downtown Spokane.

DOA 1600 South Riverton

June 12 at 10:05 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department Major Crimes Unit is on scene at the discovery of a deceased male in the 1600 block of E. South Riverton.

SPD Thanks Officers/Deputies for a Job Well Done

June 1 at 7:27 p.m. - Outstanding work by Spokane police officers & officers/deputies from neighboring agencies minimized injuries & property damage during downtown rioting

May

Motor Escort Leaves Spokane Monday Morning

May 29 at 6:22 p.m. - SPD and SCSO to send off cross country motorcycle ride honoring law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty in 2019.

SPD Makes Drug Arrest

May 29 at 5:11 p.m. - Spokane PD makes drug arrest after being alerted by concerned citizen

Traffic Stop Leads To Two Arrests

May 27 at 2:57 p.m. - Traffic stop leads to two arrests for narcotics and felon in possession of a firearm.

Two Drive-By Shootings Occurred Overnight

May 27 at 2:53 p.m. - Two drive-by shootings occurred overnight. A victim received a life threatening injury in the first incident. No injuries were reported in the second.

Stolen Vehicle Recovered and Driver Arrested With Citizen's Help

May 26 at 4:07 p.m. - An officer located a stolen vehicle, the suspect attempted to elude before abandoning the car. A citizen's reporting led to SPD locating the driver.

Six Officers Quarantining After Arresting the Same Man Twice In a Week

May 26 at 3:50 p.m. - A man who has tested positive for COVID–19 and refuses to self-isolate has been arrested twice in five days, sending six SPD officers into quarantine.

ROP Released and Continues to Victimize the Spokane

May 23 at 7:35 p.m. - Brian Danner, part of the ROP since '04, was released on bond in November, failed to comply with his release terms, and was rearrested May 3rd.

Fallen Officers Remembered

May 21 at 5:24 p.m. - Fallen law enforcement officers to be honored with permanent graveside marker.

Stand Off Ends Peacefully

May 21 at 8:34 a.m. - A stand off in the 500 block of W 23rd ends peaceably when and armed man surrenders to the Spokane Police SWAT Team.

Spokane Experiences Another Homicide

May 20 at 5:59 p.m. - Spokane experiences another homicide this year. This death occurred in an apartment building across from SPD's Downtown Precinct.

Car Crashes into the Fox Theater

May 19 at 12:43 p.m. - This morning a car narrowly missed a pedestrian and crashed into the FOX Theater after running red lights, and traveling at speeds of 60 – 70 mph.

Police Officer Assaulted During Downtown Traffic Stop

May 18 at 4:50 p.m. - Spokane Police Department officer assaulted during a downtown traffic stop on Sunday, May 17.

Flags Lowered For Peace Officers Memorial Day

May 15 at 10:39 a.m. - Mayor directs flags to fly half-staff

Suspect Arrested On Warrant Smashed Head Against SPD Vehicle

May 14 at 1:38 p.m. - Suspect smashes head against SPD vehicle, says he will claim it was the officer that hit him with his car. The incident was recorded on body cam.

Behavioral Health Unit Sees Success amidst COVID-19 Challenges

May 14 at 1:26 p.m. - BHU has strong success despite adjusted services due to COVID-19 and an increased number of people in crisis during the statewide lockdown.

Scammers Making Unemployment Claims Using Stolen Information

May 13 at 10:55 p.m. - Everyone is trying to make the best of the current situation due to COVID; unfortunately that includes scammers making fraudulent unemployment claims.

Suspect Threatens Wheelchair-Bound Senior with Knife

May 13 at 4:25 p.m. - Eighteen year old, 6’3”, 250 lb. suspect threatens wheelchair-bound senior with knife while stealing his phone.

Attempted Arson Suspect Arrested

May 12 at 1:33 p.m. - Suspect arrested for attempting to burn down house with ex-girlfriend asleep inside.

Lewis and Clark High School Construction Burglary

May 11 at 5:12 p.m. - SPD Officer responded to a commercial alarm in the New Construction Area of Lewis and Clark High School, located in the 600 block of West 5th Avenue.

Double DUI from Downtown Collision

May 11 at 5:09 p.m. - Driver arrested for DUI after causing a crash in the downtown area. The tow truck driver that responded to the crash was also arrested for DUI.

Eluding Arrest from N Division Street

May 11 at 5:03 p.m. - Spokane Police arrest eluding suspect who drove northbound on N Division St., in the southbound lanes of travel, at speeds approaching 100 mph.

Reported Road Rage Shooting, Isn't What It Appeared

May 8 at 4:56 p.m. - Police respond to an alleged road rage shooting on HWY 195 and determine that the alleged victim had actually shot himself in the leg at his home.

Stolen Guitars

May 8 at 4:53 p.m. - Suspect arrested for stealing and pawning multiple guitars during the month of December 2019.

Brandishing and Collision at Division and Indiana

May 8 at 8:37 a.m. - Reckless driver causes collision at Division and Indiana.

Officer Breaks Arm during Arrest

May 7 at 3:04 p.m. - A Spokane Police Officer received a broken arm while taking a wanted man to the ground during a trespass and open / consume contact downtown.

Car Lot Damage

May 6 at 8:49 p.m. - Suspects cause almost $60,000 in damage to vehicles at car lot.

14-Year-Old Girl Stops Vehicle Theft

May 6 at 8:47 p.m. - Truck theft thwarted by victim’s 14 year old daughter who chased down the vehicle on foot.

SPD Arrests 19 Time Convicted Felon

May 5 at 3:58 p.m. - Surveillance cameras, alert police officer, key to putting 19 time convicted felon back behind bars.

One Occupant Pulled from Car Submerged in Spokane River After Crash

May 5 at 1:54 a.m. - Officers & citizens pulled a male from a car in the river. He was taken to an area hospital with serious injuries. South Riverton is now open.

3 Separate Car Thieves Were Arrested and/or Released Over the Weekend

May 4 at 5:34 p.m. - Three separate car thieves were arrested and/or released over the weekend perpetuating a chronic property crime spree plaguing citizens of Spokane.

Domestic Violence Flyer

May 4 at 5:29 p.m. - City residents to receive a resource flyer in their utility bill to help combat domestic violence

Suspects Crash Vehicle While Fleeing Scene of Violent Confrontation

May 4 at 5:26 p.m. - Suspect crashes vehicle at E Hartson and Fourth Avenue while fleeing scene of a violent confrontation.

SPD Requests Assistance in Identifying Burglary Suspect

May 4 at 5:19 p.m. - Spokane Police request public assistance in identifying a south hill burglar.

SPD safely arrests pitchfork wielding assault suspect

May 4 at 1:54 a.m. - The victim received minor injuries after being attacked with a pitchfork

Shooting at Cannon Park leaves multiple injured

May 3 at 6:51 p.m. - Around 4PM, SPD received multiple reports of shots being fired on the East side of Cannon Park. Multiple people are being treated at area hospitals

Police Encounter Few Problems at May Day March/Protest

May 1 at 5:14 p.m. - Several hundred people gathered to protest the “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order. Officers were staged to monitor the event in order to keep the peace.

April

SPD Officer Terminated

April 30 at 4:43 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department terminated Officer Kristofer Henderson.

Downtown Protest Arrest

April 22 at 4:15 p.m. - Spokane Police Officers make an arrest for Malicious Mischief when a woman throws eggs at cars from her fourth floor apartment downtown.

SPD Helps Families in Need

April 22 at 4:10 p.m. - Six grateful families receive a gift of food and more, thanks to the Spokane Police Department and other community partners

SPD Arrests Suspect Who Slashed Tires on Eight Vehicles

April 21 at 4:43 p.m. - Spokane Police arrested a suspect who slashed tires on eight different vehicles with a knife.

Spokane Woman Arrested For Threatening a Man with a Taser

April 21 at 4:41 p.m. - Spokane Police arrest woman for threatening a man with, and discharging a Taser during an argument.

Serious Collision

April 17 at 9:16 p.m. - SPD Collision Investigators are investigating an accident that occurred at the intersection of Nevada and Sanson a little after 4pm, Friday, April 17.

Domestic Violence Suspect Released Multiple Times

April 17 at 9:13 p.m. - A Spokane man who violated a Domestic Violence order of protection twice in two days was released a second time.

Prolific Offender Arrested

April 15 at 3:13 p.m. - Repeat felon arrested for possession of stolen motor vehicle and possession of a controlled substance.

Man Booked on Felony Assaults after Intentionally Coughing on Officers

April 9 at 11:37 p.m. - Officers were attempting to arrest a woman on warrants when her brother intentionally coughed in both officers' faces.

Bank SCAM

April 9 at 5:10 p.m. - Scam where criminals are using fictitious numbers, in calls/texts that show to a local bank in order to trick un-suspecting people out of their PIN.

Couple Arrested, Again

April 9 at 12:52 p.m. - A Spokane couple was arrested for drug charges after they were observed using needles while at the pumps of a local gas station.

Homeowner Interrupts Theft

April 9 at 12:49 p.m. - Thieves arrested after a homeowner interrupts an attempted theft from the victims garage.

Domestic Violence Unit Asking for Public's Help

April 7 at 6:09 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department Domestic Violence Unit is looking for assistance in locating a wanted subject.

Suspected Officer Impersonation

April 3 at 8:03 p.m. - SPD has received two complaints of a citizen being approached by someone impersonating a police officer.

Repeat Offender Released and Immediately Re-Offends

April 2 at 6:40 p.m. - Repeat offender arrested again just over two weeks after his most recent arrest. Charged with multiple counts of theft and identity theft.

DUI Crash Causes House Fire

April 1 at 6:32 p.m. - Officers respond to serious collision resulting in a major residence fire.

March

SPD's Mission Emphasis Patrol Leads To Two Arrests

March 31 at 2:45 p.m. - Two men have been arrested for burglaries as a result of the Spokane Police Department’s Mission Emphasis Patrols.

SPD Recovers Stolen Vehicle

March 31 at 2:39 p.m. - Spokane Police find stolen truck and three dirt bikes at local nuisance house less than an hour after they were reported missing.

SPD Makes Burglary Arrest

March 30 at 6:36 p.m. - Downtown Precinct Officers make arrest in burglary from a low income housing complex.

Homicide Investigation

March 27 at 7:16 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is investigating a March 25 homicide.

Man Arrested With Realistic BB Gun

March 27 at 7:09 p.m. - A 19 year old male was arrested for intentionally shooting and shattering several windows at Garry Middle School.

Cold Case Solved

March 26 at 7:52 p.m. - Spokane Police Department solves 35 years old murder with the help of genetic genealogy.

Spokane Man with Extensive Criminal History Back In Jail

March 26 at 7:49 p.m. - A Spokane man with an extensive local criminal history is back in jail after committing an assault three days after being released from jail.

SPD PAC Working To Catch Repeat Offender

March 26 at 7:44 p.m. - PAC team working to catch a longtime Spokane repeat offender.

Domestic Violence Unit Asking for Public's Help

March 26 at 7:38 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department Domestic Violence Unit is asking for your help in locating two adults and their children.

Officer Involved Collision

March 25 at 3:21 p.m. - A Spokane Police Officer was injured this morning when a driver ran a stop sign and collided with his patrol car.

K9 Capture

March 25 at 3:19 p.m. - Spokane Police Officers and a Spokane Police K9 catch a potential robbery suspect with help from some alert citizens.

Stay At Home Order

March 23 at 6:35 p.m. - Spokane Police's primary role in supporting the governor’s stay at home order (covid-19) is to help educate the community about how to comply.

Officers Respond To Theft at North Town Mall

March 23 at 3:08 p.m. - Officers responded to North Town Mall for a theft. The suspect ripped a cell phone out of another customers hand and then took off running.

Mission Possible

March 22 at 12:16 p.m. - Spokane Police Department adopts mission focused crime fighting with strong initial results.

Officers Responded To a Report of a Woman Waving a Gun

March 19 at 7:38 p.m. - The female was arrested for the violent felony crime of attempt to elude (3 separate cases), threats to kill, and various misdemeanors.

Shooting Sends Three to the Hospital

March 18 at 7:50 p.m. - A shooting in northeast Spokane sends three to area hospitals, two for gunshot wounds and one for being struck by a vehicle.

Significant Sentence for Two Spokane Defendants

March 18 at 3:14 p.m. - Two Men were recently given significant sentences after an incident where they shot multiple rounds at an occupied home.

SPD Investigating an Occupied Burglary

March 18 at 3:11 p.m. - An occupied burglary occurred in northwest Spokane. The homeowner fired rounds at the suspects as they fled in a vehicle.

Missing Juvenile

March 17 at 2:48 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is asking for your help in locating a missing Juvenile.

DV Unit Asking for Public's Help

March 13 at 12:33 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department’s Domestic Violence Unit is asking for the public’s help in locating Charles Washington.

Domestic Violence Unit Asking for Public's Help

March 13 at 12:31 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department’s Domestic Violence Unit is asking for the public’s help in locating Brian Suominen.

SPD Recovers Stolen Vehicle

March 13 at 12:29 p.m. - SPD recovered a stolen vehicle and arrested a suspect who had been driving it. He was eventually booked into jail on numerous charges and a warrant.

Missing 11 Year Old Juvenile

March 12 at 2:40 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing child from the Chief Garry Neighborhood.

SPD Arrests Arson and Vehicle Vehicle Theft Suspect

March 8 at 10:19 a.m. - Spokane Police arrest Arson and Vehicle Theft suspect after she set fire to her apartment and later crashed a stolen vehicle.

Freya Street and Upriver Drive Crash

March 5 at 4:25 p.m. - A serious crash at Freya and Upriver Drive sent three people to the hospital. The driver of one of the vehicle’s was later arrested for DUI.

Spokane Police Asking for help Locating a Missing Child

March 3 at 5:24 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing child from northwest Spokane.

SPD Responds To Two Fatal Collisions

March 3 at 5:20 p.m. - SPD responded to, and is investigating; two separate collisions between midnight and 4:30 AM, each collision resulted in a fatality.

SPD Arrest Two Men Driving Stolen BMW

March 3 at 5:18 p.m. - Spokane Police arrested two men who were driving a stolen BMW in the Lidgerwood neighborhood.

Two Charged With 2nd Degree Murder from Rodeway Inn Investigation

March 2 at 4:43 p.m. - The Major Crimes Unit and SPD officers have two people in custody for 2nd degree murder related to the death investigation at the Rodeway Inn.

February

Armed Robbery Arrests

Feb. 25 at 2:14 p.m. - Three juvenile males were arrested for the armed robbery of a convenience store.

Wellesley and Assembly Single Vehicle Collision

Feb. 24 at 1:58 p.m. - Feb. 23, officers responded to Wellesley and Assembly for a single vehicle collision where two of the passengers were critically injured.

Major Crimes Unit Investigation

Feb. 20 at 10:49 a.m. - SWAT executes search warrant without incident, the MCU has taken over the investigation.

SPD Arrest Violent Domestic Violence Offender

Feb. 19 at 4:11 p.m. - Violent offender with history of domestic violence is arrested for Second Degree Assault Domestic Violence & Fourth Degree Assault Domestic Violence.

Tips To Reduce Vehicle Theft

Feb. 19 at 11:16 a.m. - SPD has seen an uptick in recent vehicle thefts; here are some tips to keep your property safe.

Suspect in Custody after Shooting on South Hill

Feb. 14 at 9:32 p.m. - SPD responded to a shooting this afternoon. George Ellis (39), has been booked for 1st Assault-DV. The victim remains in critical condition.

Collision leads to the arrest of the driver for DUI, PCS and Suspended

Feb. 13 at 9:13 p.m. - Collision leads to the arrest of the driver for DUI, PCS and Suspended

Fourteen Police Recruits Begin Training At Law Enforcement Academy

Feb. 10 at 12:44 p.m. - Thanks to the generosity of voters, 14 new recruits have begun training at the Basic Law Enforcement Academy at the Spokane Police Training Center.

Package Theft

Feb. 6 at 12:43 p.m. - A neighbor called SPD after witnessing a female steal a package off his neighbor's front porch. The package was recovered & given back to the victim.

Notification of Release

Feb. 5 at 3:30 p.m. - Level III sex offender release

SPD Responded To a Reported Shooting in an Apartment at 500 S Division

Feb. 5 at 3:24 p.m. - SPD respond to a reported shooting in an apartment. Officers located two males inside an apartment with obvious injuries and began first aid.

Crestline/Wellesley Collision Causes Power Outage and Closed Street

Feb. 4 at 4:02 p.m. - Northbound Crestline is closed between Hoffman and Wellesley as Avista restores power.

SPD Arrest Armed Robbery Suspect

Feb. 4 at 3:55 p.m. - In December, SPD investigated an armed robbery at a T-Mobile store. A month later, an officer working patrol arrested the suspect for the warrant.

Alcohol Related Collision

Feb. 3 at 1:15 p.m. - Spokane Police respond to the Spokane International Airport to assist the Spokane Airport Police Department with a DUI injury collision.

Shooting Courtland and Market

Feb. 3 at 1:14 p.m. - SPD responds to a shooting in the parking lot of the McDonalds at the corner of Market and Courtland. One man is dead and a suspect is in custody.

January

Car Crashes Into House

Jan. 31 at 1:12 p.m. - Car crashes into home in North Spokane, which results in only minor injuries to the driver.

Shooting investigation in Logan neighborhood, no on-going threat

Jan. 28 at 7:35 p.m. - SPD responded to reports of an accidental shooting. One adult male is deceased after life-saving efforts fail.

Suspicious male attempts to lure child into car from a School bus stop

Jan. 28 at 7:34 p.m. - An unknown male approached several children at a school bus stop near N Victor St and W Lyons Ave and attempted to get the child to get into his car.

SPD Arrest Armed Robbery Suspect

Jan. 27 at 12:29 p.m. - SPD responded to an armed robbery that occurred in the Lowe’s parking lot. A purse was stolen & the suspect was arrested by police a short time later.

Armed Robber Taken Into Custody

Jan. 23 at 3:39 p.m. - Suspect in armed robbery taken into custody.

SPD Patrol Anti-Crime Team Needs the Public's Help

Jan. 21 at 1:29 p.m. - The SPD Patrol Anti-Crime Team is asking for any help from the public in identifying the two men shown using stolen credit cards.

SPD Arrests Burglar Who Was Stabbed By Victim

Jan. 21 at 12:55 p.m. - Spokane Police arrest a burglar who was stabbed by the victim when he attempted to enter her house.

Five Mile DUI Arrest

Jan. 21 at 12:45 p.m. - SPD responded to a crash in Five Mile; the driver of that vehicle was arrested for Felony Hit and Run, 3 counts of Reckless Endangerment and DUI.

SPD Needs Help Locating Person Involved In Domestic Violence Incident

Jan. 21 at 12:37 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is asking the public's assistance in locating a person who was involved in a Jan. 18 domestic violence incident.

SPD Behavioral Health Unit Responds To Woman in Crisis

Jan. 15 at 3:38 p.m. - Newly formed Spokane area law enforcement Behavioral Health Unit responds to woman in crisis.

SIRR Team Investigating Deputy Involved Shooting

Jan. 14 at 4:20 p.m. - The Spokane Investigative Regional Response Team is investigating a deputy involved shooting in North Spokane.

SPD Asking Drivers to be Cognizant of Road Closures

Jan. 11 at 6 p.m. - Dozens of drivers going around police cars and cones yesterday caused additional issues for City personnel trying to get the roads reopened.

Driver under the Influence Attempts to Ram SPD Officer

Jan. 10 at 4:20 p.m. - SPD Officers pursue driver after they attempted to ram an officer. Driver and passenger are in custody. A gun and drugs were found.

SPD Warns Of Potential Car Purchaser Scheme

Jan. 8 at 1:09 p.m. - Spokane residents have been victimized while trying to purchase a vehicle during a private party sales.

SPD investigating fatal hit-and-run at Trent/Spokane Falls Blvd.

Jan. 7 at 4:29 a.m. - An adult male was pronounced deceased on scene. The suspect vehicle was located abandoned about a mile from the scene

Community and Police Come To Together To Help Families in Need

Jan. 2 at 2:01 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department, partnering with several local businesses and organizations, served 35 families including 91 children this Christmas.



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