Police Department News Releases for September 2020

Sept. 30

Two Brothers Arrested For 13 Combined Felonies

5 p.m. - Sprayberry brothers arrested for a combined 13 felonies.

Sept. 29

Major Crimes Unit Needs Your Assistance

3:52 p.m. - A Spokane Police Department (SPD) Major Crimes Detective is requesting assistance from the community.

Wanted Suspect Located in Northeast Spokane

3:47 p.m. - A suspect wanted for an overnight shooting was located in Northeast Spokane. An Officer Involved Shooting (OIS) resulted.

Sept. 28

SPD Needs Your Help Locating Missing Juvenile

1:22 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department needs your help locating a missing juvenile.

SPD Protest Arrests

1:19 p.m. - SPD arrest two people during today’s protest in Downtown Spokane

Sept. 25

SIIR Team Investigating Officer Involved Shooting

9:40 a.m. - Two Spokane Police officers were involved in an Officer Involved Shooting (OIS) incident.

Sept. 24

COPS Office Was Spoofed

5:12 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department wants to make you aware the phone number to the West Spokane C.O.P.S. office has been “Spoofed”.

Shooting Leaves Man in Critical Condition

2:15 p.m. - A Party in the 3300 block of East Carlisle results in a shooting, one man is in critical condition at the hospital with a gunshot wound to the head.

Sept. 23

Superior Court Judge Issued a Preliminary Civil Injunction

9:10 a.m. - Judge issued a preliminary civil injunction regarding the time, manner and place of events held by one group outside the Planned Parenthood.

Sept. 22

SPD Seeks Help Locating Missing Toddler

2:17 p.m. - SPD is asking for the public’s help locating a missing toddler. Tanner Lang (2 ½ ) was last seen in the area of 1000 S Westcliff around 4pm, Sept 21.

New Downtown Precinct Opens at Riverside, Wall

11:12 a.m. - Officers introduce themselves to neighbors during Covid-responsible open house

Sept. 21

Off-Duty Officer Stops Robbery

2:54 p.m. - Robbery suspect thwarted by off-duty law enforcement officer.

Sept. 17

SPD Responds To Violent Domestic Violence Incident

4:59 p.m. - Wednesday night, SPD officers responded to a violent Domestic Violence incident on the south hill.

SPD Warns Of Scam Regarding Photo Enforced Infractions

10:09 a.m. - Spokane Police Department issues warning of a scam regarding photo enforced infractions.

Sept. 11

Spokane Police Officer Shot In Exchange of Gunfire

4:43 p.m. - An officer was shot during an Officer Involved Shooting incident this morning. The officer involved in the shooting is in stable condition.

Sept. 9

Two Officers Treated At the Hospital for Unknown Exposure

4:03 p.m. - Two officers had to be given Narcan after suffering adverse reactions to an unknown substance they were exposed to.

Multiple Drive By Shootings

3:59 p.m. - Two drive by shootings over the weekend bring the total from the past few weeks to at least nine.

Sept. 8

DUI Crash

3:57 p.m. - A drugged up driver collided into a vehicle. In an attempt to flee the scene the driver slammed into a residence disabling their vehicle.

Arson Arrest

2:24 p.m. - An alert Officer, with the help several citizens were able to quickly get the fires under control and arrest a suspect shortly after.

SPD Now Accepting CPL Applications and Scheduling Fingerprinting

2:19 p.m. - SPD is now accepting applications for new, renewed, and replacement CPL’s (Concealed Pistol License) through the police department website.

Hotline for Tips Regarding Human Trafficking

7:17 a.m. - The FBI in conjunction with the Safe Streets Task Force is putting out a tip line to receive tips and info regarding human trafficking in our area.

Armed Standoff Vehicle Barricade

7:12 a.m. - SPD respond to a call of Domestic Violence and ends up in a standoff with an armed man in the parking lot of the Five Mile shopping center.

Sept. 6

Man arrested for domestic violence burglary armed with a rifle.

2:53 a.m. - Man arrested after breaking into his ex-girlfriend’s residence with a rifle and threatening her through text messages.

Sept. 2

Vehicle Trespass Arrest

2:10 p.m. - Suspect arrested for 11 counts of Vehicle Trespass.

Sept. 1

Convicted Felon Shoots Himself in the Leg

12:19 p.m. - A convicted felon armed with a stolen firearm shoots himself in the leg.



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