Police Department News Releases for June 2020

June 29

SPD Quickly Locates and Arrests Bombing Suspect

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.

June 26

Spokane Police Reform History

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

June 25

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

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

June 24

Fatal Shooting near Monroe and Augusta

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.

June 23

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

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

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.

June 22

Early Morning Arson

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.

June 21

Sus Arrested for Multiple Felonies after Scared Victim Texts for Help

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.

June 18

Two Overdoses Prevented In an Hour with Narcan

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

June 17

Missing/Runaway 10 Year Old Child

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

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

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

June 15

SPD Responds To Shooting with a Victim

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.

June 12

Protest Arrests

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

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.

June 1

SPD Thanks Officers/Deputies for a Job Well Done

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



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