Police Department News Releases for January 2023

Jan. 31

Man Convicted of a Second Murder

5 p.m. - Man convicted of a second murder; had previously been convicted of killing ex-wife

Jan. 30

SPD Seeking Help Locating Missing Vulnerable Adult

12:26 p.m. - Update: Bryan has been located by SPD and is safe

SPD Conducts Downtown Drug Emphasis

12:23 p.m. - SPD conducts drug enforcement emphasis Downtown, arrests 5

Jan. 27

Juvenile Arrested for Carrying BB Gun On School Grounds

2:14 p.m. - Juvenile arrested for carrying BB gun on school grounds

SPD Seeking Help Identifying Suspect

1:39 p.m. - SPD asking for public’s assistance in identifying suspect who abandoned guns and drugs in stolen vehicle

Jan. 24

SPD responds to three violent assaults within hours of each other

11:03 a.m. - On January 22, 2023, at about 4:00 pm, Downtown officers investigated a stabbing which occurred in the 900 block of W. Main Ave

Jan. 23

Air 1 Assists SPD in the Arrest of a Convicted Felon

8:24 a.m. - The Spokane Regional Air Support Unit assists SPD in arresting a driver who fled from police

SPD's Major Crimes Unit Investigating a Possible Murder-Suicide

8:07 a.m. - Medical call leads to SPD’s Major Crimes Unit investigating a possible murder-suicide

Jan. 20

SPD's Violent Crimes Task Force Arrests Two Suspects

1:27 p.m. - SPD’s Violent Crimes Task Force seizes a large amount of drugs and money with the arrest of two suspects

Jan. 13

Spokane Police Department Arrests Father for Daughter's Death

11:33 a.m. - SPD arrests father for daughter’s death

Jan. 11

SPD Makes Arrest in July Homicide

4:45 p.m. - SPD makes arrest in July homicide

Jan. 5

SPD Arrests Man Who Randomly Attacked People Around Spokane

4:41 p.m. - SPD arrests man who attacked 6 people in seemingly unprovoked, random assaults

Jan. 4

SPD Seeking Public's Help To Identify Bank Robber

5 p.m. - SPD seeking public’s help to identify bank robber

Potential Explosive Device at Sacred Heart Medical Center

4:50 p.m. - SPD’s Explosive Disposal Unit (EDU) is currently investigating an incident at Sacred Heart Medical Center

Jan. 3

E 7th Homicide Investigation

9:21 a.m. - SPD investigating fatal shooting in East Central neighborhood.

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