Police Department News Releases for February 2021

Feb. 24

Man Arrested After Assaulting and Strangling Woman

2:40 p.m. - Suspect assaults and strangles victim before shooting out a window of her residence and fleeing the scene.

Arrest Made In Alleged Burglary and Drive by Shooting

2:35 p.m. - Two adults and a juvenile were arrested early this morning after an alleged burglary and drive by shooting.

Feb. 23

SPD Looking At High Number of Shootings

4:28 p.m. - Drive-by shootings on the increase in Spokane, SPD working cases diligently, seeking assistance from witnesses and the community

Feb. 22

Catalytic Converter Theft

4:52 p.m. - SPD officers arrest a suspect for stealing a catalytic converter just hours after the theft was completed.

Feb. 19

Drive-by Shooting ID request

4:39 p.m. - SPD is asking the public for assistance with information in a drive-by shooting last night

Behavioral Health Unit 2020 Impact

4:38 p.m. - BHU responds to thousands of people in crisis providing the best possible outcomes during a very challenging year for people with mental health issues

Feb. 18

Increase in Catalytic Converter Thefts

3:22 p.m. - SPD would like the community to be aware of an increase of catalytic converter thefts from vehicles in the city.

Feb. 14

Male carjacks female minutes after he is released from jail

3:53 a.m. - SPD arrests male for carjacking committed minutes after he was released from jail

Feb. 12

Missing Elderly Female

5:41 p.m. - Donna has been located!

Missing Vulnerable Adult

5:38 p.m. - Jung Kang has been located.

Feb. 11

Missing Juvenile Girl

3:37 p.m. - SPD needs your help in locating a missing juvenile girl who is possibly in need of her medication. She was last seen early Thursday morning.

Feb. 10

SPD Arrests Three Subjects For Gonzaga University Area Burglaries

3:06 p.m. - The Patrol Anti-Crime Team has arrested three subjects for nine of the eleven Gonzaga University area burglaries during their winter break.

Feb. 9

SPD Arrest Suspect After He Flees From a Routine Traffic Stop

11:08 a.m. - Spokane Police arrest suspect after he flees from a routine traffic stop – leaving a trail of drugs and a gun.

Feb. 8

SPD Investigating a Crime of Malicious Harassment

3:37 p.m. - SPD makes an arrest in the vandalism of Temple Beth Shalom in south Spokane, suspect is charged with a hate crime.

Feb. 5

Stabbing in Garland District results in life-threatening injuries

10:12 p.m. - An adult male victim suffered multiple stab wounds after an argument, and was transported to a local hospital in critical condition

Feb. 4

Missing Vulnerable Adult

1:47 p.m. - Ronald Kovach has been located and is safe!

Feb. 3

Juvenile Shooting Suspect Arrested

3:28 p.m. - SPD arrested a juvenile shooting suspect after surveillance video contradicted his statement claiming he had been the victim.

Three SPD Officers Sent To Hospital for Suspected Fentanyl Exposure

3:23 p.m. - A suspected Fentanyl exposure sends three Spokane Police Officers to the hospital for treatment.



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