Police Department News Releases for August 2023

Aug. 28

14-Year-Old Arrested After Fleeing From Stolen Victim

5:06 p.m. - 14-year-old arrested for multiple crimes after fleeing from stolen Hyundai

Downtown Death Investigation

8:40 a.m. - Adult male found deceased downtown, investigation on-going

Aug. 25

Cryptocurrency Scam Alert

2:35 p.m. - Spokane Police Department guidance for cryptocurrency scam victims

Aug. 22

Suspect Arrested for Setting Fire

4:49 p.m. - Suspect arrested for reckless burning after lighting fire downtown

Aug. 21

SPD Seeking Public's Help Locating Missing Vulnerable Adult

8:20 a.m. - SPD seeking public’s assistance locating missing vulnerable adult

Aug. 18

Suspect Arrested for Multiple Charges After SWAT Standoff

8:34 a.m. - Rape, robbery suspect engages police in lengthy standoff

Aug. 16

Assault Victim Dies; Two Suspects’ Charges Upgraded to Murder

3:25 p.m. - Assault victim dies; charges upgraded to murder for two suspects.

Aug. 14

Juveniles arrested after vehicle thefts, many other criminal acts

5:13 p.m. - SPD actively investigating multiple incidents of vehicle theft and reckless behavior, five arrested over the weekend

Aug. 10

Arrest in Sunset Highway Area Fires

3:38 p.m. - Arrest made in a series of suspicious fires in Spokane last week.

Aug. 8

Suspect Who Shot at Deputy Charged with Attempted Murder

8:40 a.m. - Suspect who shot at Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputy charged with attempted 1st degree murder

Aug. 7

Spokane Police Seek Help Locating Missing Vulnerable Adult

8:58 a.m. - Update: Gerald has been located safe and is with family.

Aug. 4

SPD Makes Major Drug Distribution Arrest

4:04 p.m. - SPD seizes multiple guns, thousands of drugs, and more than one hundred thousand dollars in cash, in a major drug distribution investigation

SPD Arrests 2nd Suspect in Kidnapping/Robbery Scheme

12:44 p.m. - SPD arrests 2nd suspect in kidnapping/robbery scheme where couple lured “dates” to their apartment

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