Police Department News Releases for July 2023

July 27

SPD seeking public assistance in locating missing 7-year-old

9:39 a.m. - UPDATE: Valkyrie has been located and is safe. Thank you to all who assisted in looking for her.

Suspect arrested after stealing car, hitting patrol car

8:19 a.m. - SPD arrests convicted felon who stole car, tried to run over a police officer and rammed a police vehicle

July 18

SPD Seeking Assistance Locating Missing Vulnerable Adult

3:23 p.m. - SPD seeking assistance locating missing 74-year-old woman

Spokane Police Seek Help Locating Missing Vulnerable Adult

8:33 a.m. - UPDATE: KJ has been located and is home safe. SPD thanks the public for its assistance and vigilance.

July 17

Riverfront Park Assault Arrest

2:59 p.m. - Juvenile female arrested for multiple violent acts in Riverfront Park

SPD Major Crimes Investigating A Homicide

8:16 a.m. - SPD Major Crimes investigating the death of a person found outside a building on the north side as a homicide

Arrests Made In Morning Crime Spree

8:06 a.m. - A morning long crime spree ends when SPD arrests 3 suspects in an armed robbery, 2 in a vehicle prowl, after they crash while fleeing officers

July 13

SPD Concludes Sexual Assault Kit Testing Program

3:24 p.m. - SPD concludes multi-year project to test hundreds of sexual assault kits, successfully reviewing all tested kits, and identifying several defendants.

July 10

SPD Arrests Man After Hours Long Standoff

4:44 p.m. - Suspect who brandished a weapon at officers arrested after hours long standoff

July 7

Suspect Arrested in Two Stabbings

4:11 p.m. - Suspect arrested in California for stabbing two homeless people as they slept in Downtown Spokane

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