Police Department News Releases for July 2022

July 22

SPD Arrests Prolific Identity Thief

2:13 p.m. - SPD’s SPEAR Unit makes arrest of prolific identity thief

Murder Arrest

9:02 a.m. - MCU detectives arrested 32-year-old Stacy Gerber for murder 2nd degree stemming from the shooting death of Michael Materne.

July 21

SPD Investigating Fatal Shooting

8:40 a.m. - Arrest made in the July 17th shooting that left one dead and one injured.

July 12

SPD Murder Arrest

2:15 p.m. - SPD makes arrest in death of 77-year-old Spokane man

SPD Responds To Multiple Major Incidents over the Weekend

9:08 a.m. - SPD seeking public’s assistance in fatal hit-and-run collision

Collision Investigations

8:59 a.m. - Two local arterials closed for part of the morning commute.

July 1

Body Found In Rochester Heights Park

5:33 p.m. - SPD’s Major Crimes Unit investigating body found in Rochester Heights Park



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