Police Department News Releases for April 2021

April 30

Road Racing Emphasis Patrol

3:19 p.m. - SPD and regional partners put the brakes on road racing in North Spokane with a driving emphasis patrol

SPD Seeking Public's Help

3:16 p.m. - SPD is seeking the help of the public in identifying multiple suspects responsible for defacing a downtown mural

Downtown Officers Quickly Apprehend Robbery Suspect

3:11 p.m. - On April 26, 2021, downtown officers were patrolling the 100 block S. Division Street, as that area is a hot spot for criminal activity.

SPD investigating Northeast Spokane shooting incident

3:39 a.m. - One person was seriously injured in a shooting incident near Northtown Mall

April 27

Elderly Couple Victims of Burglary and Assault

5:12 p.m. - Elderly couple in upper 80’s and early 90’s burglarized and assaulted by suspect in multi night crime spree.

April 23

Police Activities League Boxing

4:19 p.m. - Community partners help offer up a one-two punch with police and area youth

April 22

SPD Duty to Intervene Policy

2:39 p.m. - Spokane Police Department’s Duty to Intercede policy already includes most portions of proposed Senate Bill 5066

April 19

Behavioral Health Unit Responds To Increased Crisis Calls

2:27 p.m. - March crisis calls up significantly, intervention efforts making for best possible outcomes

SIIR Team Investigating Officer Involved Shooting

9:09 a.m. - A Spokane Police officer was involved in an OIS incident on April 17. The officer fired his service weapons at an armed vehicle prowling suspect.

April 16

Spokane Police are asking for help finding a missing 11 year old girl.

6:47 p.m. - Update: The Spokane Police Department has located Janisa Collier, 11.

April 15

Man Shot During Home Invasion

11:22 a.m. - A man was taken to the hospital for a potentially life-threatening injury after being shot during a home invasion robbery near SFCC

Man Stabs Sibling during an Argument

10:47 a.m. - Two family members engaged in a domestic violence argument over alleged stolen property, one brother goes to the hospital and one goes to jail

April 14

Convicted Felon Goes On Tire Slashing Spree

5:20 p.m. - Convicted felon goes on tire slashing spree leaving victims with hundreds of dollars of damage to deal with

April 13

Beware Of a Phone Scam Where the Caller Claims To Be Law Enforcement

4:03 p.m. - Beware of a phone scam where the caller claims to be Law Enforcement and asks you to purchase gift cards and provide the card numbers to the caller.

April 12

Major Crimes Unit Investigates a Death and Serious Assault

4:12 p.m. - Update: Suspect in North Spokane Homicide booked for 2nd Degree Murder and Attempted 2nd Degree Murder

April 8

SPD Investigating a Robbery

12:13 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is investigating the robbery of a guest at a hotel in the 9600 block of North Newport Hwy.

April 7

Stolen Bikes Recovered

8:08 a.m. - High-end bikes stolen but quickly located by Downtown Precinct officers.

April 2

SPD Emphasis for GU Game

3:34 p.m. - SPD and Gonzaga University Security work together to ensure safe and lawful celebrations surrounding Saturday’s NCAA game



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