Police Department News Releases for January 2024

Jan. 29

SPD locates shooting suspect within 4 minutes, suspect arrested

8:21 a.m. - The shooting suspect was located within 4 minutes, arrested and booked into jail

Jan. 26

SPD SPEAR unit arrests two for trafficking stolen property

3:56 p.m. - The SPD Stolen Property Enforcement and Recovery (SPEAR) team completed a vehicle prowling/trafficking stolen property investigation this week.

Suspect in Fatal Vehicle Collision Found Guilty

8:32 a.m. - Today, 1/25/24, in Spokane County Superior Court, a jury found the impaired driver guilty of vehicular homicide.

Jan. 25

SPD arrests suspect after house set on fire

2:19 p.m. - Spokane Police officers responded to the 2600 block of East Desmet on a report of a structure fire.

Jan. 24

SPD responds to an early morning homicide, suspect in custody

2:24 p.m. - Spokane Police officers responded to a call of a man shot at a residence in the 3300 block of E. 55th Ave.

Jan. 19

SPD Arrests Suspect in Violent Crime Spree

6:35 p.m. - Man who went on violent crime spree in Downtown Spokane booked into jail

Jan. 18

Please Help Locate a Vulnerable Adult

2:50 p.m. - Patrick has been located and is safe. Thank you for your assistance.

Jan. 16

Package Theft Arrests

7:54 a.m. - SPD SPEAR Team has success with holiday package theft operation

Second Suspect in Drive-By Shooting Arrested

7:53 a.m. - Second suspect in a drive-by shooting last May arrested in Idaho

Jan. 12

Major Crimes Unit Makes Arrest in 2021 Homicide

8:52 a.m. - Major Crimes Unit arrests suspect for Murder stemming from seemingly unprovoked 2021 attack.

Jan. 10

SPD Looking for Carjacking Suspect

4:42 p.m. - SPD seeks assistance in identifying suspect in attempted carjacking

Jan. 9

SPD Arrest Two Following Armed Burglary, Vehicle Theft, and Pursuit

8:12 a.m. - Spokane Police arrest two following armed burglary, vehicle theft, and multi-agency pursuit

Jan. 4

SPD 2023 Highlights

4:12 p.m. - SPD is constantly evolving to better serve the community - see highlights, with special mention of highlights under Chief Meidl’s tenure at SPD.

SPD Arrests Suspect in Shooting Incident

8:32 a.m. - SPD arrests suspect in shooting incident, along with related previous violent episodes

Jan. 2

Spokane Police Seek Help Identifying Hospitalized Male

9:26 a.m. - The male has been identified, thank you for your help.

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