Police Department News Releases for February 2020

Feb. 25

Armed Robbery Arrests

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

Feb. 24

Wellesley and Assembly Single Vehicle Collision

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.

Feb. 20

Major Crimes Unit Investigation

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

Feb. 19

SPD Arrest Violent Domestic Violence Offender

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

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

Feb. 14

Suspect in Custody after Shooting on South Hill

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.

Feb. 13

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

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

Feb. 10

Fourteen Police Recruits Begin Training At Law Enforcement Academy

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.

Feb. 6

Package Theft

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.

Feb. 5

Notification of Release

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

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

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.

Feb. 4

Crestline/Wellesley Collision Causes Power Outage and Closed Street

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

SPD Arrest Armed Robbery Suspect

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.

Feb. 3

Alcohol Related Collision

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

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.



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