Police Department News Releases for August 2022

Aug. 31

SPD Statement Regarding Conviction of Nathan Nash

12:25 p.m. - SPD statement regarding conviction of Nathan Nash for charges of rape

Aug. 29

Four People Shot In Early Morning Shooting At Franklin Park

8:37 a.m. - Spokane Police arrest 5 suspects in a deadly shooting at Franklin Park in late August.

Aug. 26

SPD seeking public’s assistance in locating assault suspect

7:41 a.m. - Update (8/25 18:00): The Spokane Police Department Violent Crimes Task Force has just taken Michael Trout into custody, See original press release.

Aug. 25

Traffic closure

5:08 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is advising of a traffic closure for the intersection of Francis and Florida for an undetermined amount of time.

E Lyons OIS Incident

4:46 p.m. - E Lyons OIS incident involving a Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputy

Shooting at Dutch Jake Park Injures Four

12:27 p.m. - SPD patrol officers responded to a shooting at Dutch Jake Park.

Aug. 23

One Person Killed In Late Night Shooting

8:04 a.m. - One person killed, suspect arrested, in late night shooting

Aug. 18

Riverfront Park Shot Fired

4:04 p.m. - Update: SPD identifies suspect in shooting at Riverfront Park

Aug. 17

SPD Arrest Armed Subject in Downtown Incident

3:11 p.m. - SPD use Taser to arrest downtown assault subject armed with a knife

Aug. 15

SPD Seeking Assistance Locating Missing Vulnerable Juvenile

9:37 a.m. - Update: Roberson has been located and is safe.

Aug. 7

Woman arrested for threatening to kill two people with a gun.

7:35 p.m. - Woman arrested for threatening to kill two people with a gun on E South Riverton Ave.

SPD Seeking Assistance Locating Missing Vulnerable Adult

2:45 p.m. - Mr. Nelson has been found.

Spokane Police Department needs help locating a missing man

1 a.m. - Spokane Police Department needs help locating a missing vulnerable adult.

Aug. 3

SIIR Investigating Law Enforcement Involved Shootings

10:31 a.m. - The SIIR Team is investigating two separate, but related, law enforcement involved shootings that occurred early this morning.

Aug. 2

SPD Investigating a Man Who Was Seriously Burned

3:40 p.m. - SPD investigating an incident where a man was on fire and is badly burned



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