Police Department News Releases for May 2024

May 30

Arrest Made In Violent Unprovoked Downtown Assault Of Elderly Male

5:19 p.m. - On May 18th, 2024, just before 4pm, Spokane Police responded to the area of 3rd and Monroe on a report of an assault.

May 29

SPD arrests man for child luring

4:41 p.m. - Spokane Police Officers responded to a call of a potential child luring incident

Juvenile Arrested in April Shooting

11:39 a.m. - Detectives with the Regional Anti-Violence Enforcement & Narcotics Task Force have arrested a 13-year-old male related to a shooting on 4/24/24.

May 24

Male in custody after causing nearly 30,000.00 dollars in damage

10 a.m. - Male in custody after causing nearly 30,000.00 dollars in damage to West Spokane business

May 23

Male Succumbs To Injuries After Northeast Spokane Motorcycle Crash

4:17 p.m. - Male succumbs to injuries after northeast Spokane motorcycle crash

SPD Arrests Male with Large Quantity of Drugs and Also Guns

4:10 p.m. - SPD’s Violent Crime Task Force (VCTF) and Patrol arrest a man wanted for DV assault, discovers drugs and guns in the process

Shooting In Garland District

3:22 p.m. - SPD arrests a suspect in a shooting in the Garland district which took the life of one person

May 22

High Speed Hit and Run Sends Two to the Hospital, One to Jail

7:52 a.m. - High speed hit & run incident in downtown sends 2 to the hospital, 1 to jail

May 21

SPD Arrests Intruder for Residential Burglary and Arson

2:29 p.m. - SPD arrests intruder for Residential Burglary and Arson after home set on fire

May 20

SPD Focuses on Drug and Related Crimes in the Downtown Core

8:22 a.m. - SPD focuses on drug and related crimes in the downtown core with extra events and activities underway

May 17

SPD charges suspect with felony assault after deliberate drug exposure

3:58 p.m. - SPD charges suspect with felony assault after deliberate drug exposure of 2 corrections officers at Spokane County Jail

SPD Seeks Assistance in Identifying Suspect in an Arson Investigation

10:15 a.m. - SPD is seeking help from community members in identifying a suspect in an arson that caused extensive damage to a local business.

SPD Investigates Defaced Mural

9:45 a.m. - SPD investigates a fire on a downtown street that defaced a mural

May 10

Suspect Arrested for Drive by Shooting

3:38 p.m. - Spokane Police arrested a male suspect in connection with a shooting.

May 9

SPD quickly locates suspect involved in South-Hill shooting

9:59 a.m. - Spokane Police officers responded to a call on 5-8-24 on the report of shooting and found the assailant shortly after.

May 8

SPD Makes Multiple Arrests at North-East Spokane Nuisance Property

10:29 a.m. - Spokane Police conducted several search warrants at a high crime location in the 900 block of East Indiana Avenue.

May 3

SPD Emphasis to Keep Parks Safe

12:47 p.m. - Spokane Police conduct park emphasis including enforcement of after-hours City Park violations

May 1

SPD Arrests Long Time Conivcted Felon After Brief Standoff

5:26 p.m. - SPD arrests long time conivcted felon for robbery after brief standoff in a North Spokane McDonald’s parking lot

SPD requests public assistance in locating a missing elderly person

4:04 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is seeking help from the public to locate Terra L. Havens (71).

SPD Arrests Two in Park Shooting

2:06 p.m. - SPD arrests two teenagers for drive-by shooting after shots were fired at busy park



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