Police Department News Releases for February 2024

Feb. 29

SPD Arrests Suspect for Felony Theft

4:33 p.m. - SPD arrests suspect for felony theft after cell phone stolen from a blind victim

13 Plus Year Sentence for Vehicular Homicide

9:04 a.m. - Feb. 28, 2024 Jermaine J. Green was sentenced to more than 13 years in prison for vehicular homicide. The sentence stemmed from a collision in 2022.

Feb. 26

SPD Resources Challenged Over a Busy Weekend

4:49 p.m. - SPD officers, investigators and members of specialty units respond to a high number of critical incidents creating a challenge for police resources.

Feb. 22

SPD Requests Assistance in Locating Missing Indigenous Female

3:28 p.m. - SPD requests public assistance in locating missing endangered indigenous female

Feb. 21

SPD Investigation into Arrest Made by SCSO Sergeant Complete

1:52 p.m. - SPD completes investigation into SCSO sergeant’s actions in the arrest of a man last August, charges forwarded to prosecutor.

Feb. 20

SPD Offers Anti-Theft Devices

4:37 p.m. - SPD offers anti-theft device in a continuing effort to curb vehicle theft issues plaguing KIA and Hyundai owners

Same Address, Two Standoffs, In Six Months

2:16 p.m. - Spokane Police Officers arrest two men for felony assault charges after a standoff on the South Hill.

Police Resolve Potential Hostage Situation

12:08 p.m. - Spokane Police take a man into custody after he threatened suicide with a gun and inferred he would harm his four-year-old child.

Feb. 19

SPD’s Investigation into a Shooting on Feb. 16 Continues

9:47 a.m. - SPD’s investigation into a shooting on 2-16-24 continues, multiple arrests made, one person deceased

Feb. 15

SPD Arrests Prolific Burglary Suspect

4:02 p.m. - SPD arrests prolific burglary suspect with additional investigations ongoing

Feb. 13

Officer Involved Shooting

8:16 a.m. - Spokane Police Officers were involved in an officer involved shooting Monday afternoon.

Feb. 12

SPD Officer Involved Shooting

9:39 a.m. - Spokane Police Officers were involved in an officer involved shooting early Monday, Feb. 12.

Feb. 9

Juvenile Arrested with Stolen Firearm Fights with Police

5 p.m. - SPD arrests teenager, after he assaulted a female juvenile, displayed a stolen gun to witnesses, and fought with police.

Local Scam Re-occurring

4:52 p.m. - SPD wants to make Spokane residents aware of a possible new scam being used in the area to steal your money and possibly your identity.

Homicide suspect arrested

4:46 p.m. - SPD arrested a homicide suspect wanted for second degree murder. The arrest is related to a shooting call that occurred last week.

Feb. 8

SPD Arrests Criminal on Two Counts of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm

10:22 a.m. - After being alerted to a possible murder suspect, SPD arrests a criminal for two counts of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm 1st Degree.

Feb. 7

Shoplifting Call Leads to Multiple Felony Arrests on South Hill

6:57 a.m. - On 2-5-24 at approximately 3:30pm, Spokane Police Officers responded to the Target store in the 4900 block of South Regal on the report of a theft.

Feb. 5

Spokane Police Respond to Fatal Automobile-versus-Pedestrian Collision

11:55 a.m. - Driver arrested for vehicular homicide.

Feb. 2

Suspect Arrested in Death of Child

4:34 p.m. - The suspect is facing extradition back to Spokane

SPD Investigating Homicide

4:26 p.m. - SPD responds to shooting call, one person deceased

SPD and SCSO Respond to Hostage Situation

8:42 a.m. - Combined SPD/SCSO SWAT responds to hours long hostage situation, suspect arrested and children rescued.

Hours Long Barricade Situation Ends with Suspect Arrested

8:40 a.m. - Hours long barricade situation ends with suspect arrested without incident.

Feb. 1

Officer Involved Shooting on Lower South Hill

7:36 a.m. - Spokane Police Officers were involved in an officer involved shooting Wednesday evening in the area of Cliff Avenue and Stevens Street.

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