Police Department News Releases for April 2020

April 30

SPD Officer Terminated

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

April 22

Downtown Protest Arrest

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

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

April 21

SPD Arrests Suspect Who Slashed Tires on Eight Vehicles

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

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

April 17

Serious Collision

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

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

April 15

Prolific Offender Arrested

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

April 9

Man Booked on Felony Assaults after Intentionally Coughing on Officers

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

Bank SCAM

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

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

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

April 7

Domestic Violence Unit Asking for Public's Help

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

April 3

Suspected Officer Impersonation

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

April 2

Repeat Offender Released and Immediately Re-Offends

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.

April 1

DUI Crash Causes House Fire

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



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