Police Department News Releases for July 2021

July 28

DV suspect evades police as officers adhere to legislative changes

4:09 p.m. - Domestic violence suspect able to evade police as officers adhere to legislative changes

July 27

9-hour SWAT standoff ends with the arrest of DV suspect

6:09 p.m. - 9-hour standoff ends with arrest of twelve-time convicted felon armed with machete. Multiple officers utilized exhaustive de-escalation tactics.

July 26

Silver Alert

8:26 a.m. - Update: Mr. McMorris has ben located and is safe.

SPD Arrests Homicide Suspect

8:19 a.m. - SPD makes an arrest in a homicide at the Intermodal Center in Downtown Spokane

July 20

Officer Brian Orchard Memorial

4:03 p.m. - Memorial to be dedicated to SPD officer shot and killed in the line of duty on the anniversary of his death 38 years ago

July 15

SPD Seeking Public's Help

1:23 p.m. - SPD is seeking assistance from the public to identify two persons of interest regarding a recent stabbing incident

July 14

Woman detained after attempted break-in, sitting on 3rd story ledge

2:08 a.m. - Woman safely detained after attempting to break into residence, sitting precariously on 3rd story ledge

July 13

Arrest After Employee Threatened

7 a.m. - SPD responds to call from an employee saying their boss was threatening to kill another employee

July 7

Flaming Gas Can Thrown at Officer during a Felony Traffic Stop

1:32 p.m. - Suspect arrested after throwing a lit gas can engulfed in flames toward an officer during a felony traffic stop.

July 6

Missing Child

5:07 p.m. - Update: Levi has been found.

SPD Reminds Community to Be Safe This Fourth of July

5 p.m. - SPD encourages you to take some simple steps to have a safe 4th of July

SPD Working To Help Protect Our Most Vulnerable Community Members

4:58 p.m. - SPD working alongside multiple city entities to protect most vulnerable community members during the heat wave.

July 5

Neighbor dispute leads to stabbing in Northeast Spokane

1:56 a.m. - An argument over fireworks escalated to the point where one adult male was stabbed



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