Posted on: May 28, 2017

Valley Deputies Risk Safety to Pull Suicidal Man from River

Valley Deputies Risk Safety to Pull Suicidal Man from River

Spokane Valley Deputies pulled a suicidal male out of the Spokane River after he jumped from the Trent Bridge, east of Pines, falling approximately 75-100 feet before slamming into the frigid, fas...

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Posted on: May 25, 2017

Teen Smashes Car Window, Violently Fights Deputies During Arrest

Teen Smashes Car Window, Violently Fights Deputies During Arrest

 

Spokane Valley Deputies arrested a juvenile in his late teens earlier today after he smashed out the window of a vehicle with a baseball bat and made threats toward people.  Wh...

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Behind the Motel Door: Guns, Drugs and Suspects

Behind the Motel Door: Guns, Drugs and Suspects  

Spokane Valley Investigative Unit (SVIU) and Property Crime Task Force (PCTF) Detectives successfully served a search warrant on May 18, 2017 and arrested 28-year-old Scott P. Henderson and 23-year-old...

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Suspect Who Attempted to Shoot Deputy Sentenced to 160 Months

Suspect Who Attempted to Shoot Deputy Sentenced to 160 Months

 

UPDATE:  This afternoon, the 17-year-old juvenile suspect who attempted to shoot Spokane Valley Deputy Jessie Depriest with a “sawed-off” shotgun last March, w...

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

“Tips” Regarding Vehicle Prowling Prevention

With the long, cold days of winter now behind us, it’s time to start getting outside to enjoy the nice weather and sunshine. Deputy Chris Johnston and the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Crime Prevention Unit would like to take a moment to give you some “...

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

Roadway Now Open: Serious Injury, Head-on Crash, Medical Lake Four Lakes Road

Serious Injury, Head-on Crash, Medical Lake Four Lakes Road 

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Unit Investigators are at the scene of a serious injury, head-on collision on Medical Lake Four Lakes Rd. between Craig Rd. and Medifor Rd.  ...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Deputies’ Attempt to Assist Mental Health Turns Violent

Deputies’ Attempt to Assist Mental Health Turns Violent

On Saturday afternoon, Spokane County Deputies attempted to assist mental health professionals safely place an adult male in custody for a mental health hold.  The male, who had been vi...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

UPDATE: Bicycle Rider succumbs to Life-Threatening Injuries

UPDATE:  Early this morning, we received the sad news the bicyclist succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the hospital.  The investigation into the cause of the fatal collision continues. 

Bicycle Rider Struck by Vehicle h...

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

Fatal Crash in South Spokane County

Fatal Crash in South Spokane County 

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Collision Investigators were called to the scene of a single vehicle rollover crash early this morning.  The 19-year-old female driver, and sole occupant, ...

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

Interesting read: “FBI Assailant Study – Mindsets and Behaviors”

Interesting read: “FBI Assailant Study – Mindsets and Behaviors” 

Please take a few minutes to read this FBI study analyzing attacks against law enforcement officers in 2016 which has been published and covered by several national ne...

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

Sheriff Knezovich Honored by Invitation to Attend IADLEST National Conference

Sheriff Knezovich Honored by Invitation to Attend IADLEST National Conference

Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich has been invited to attend the 2017 International Association of Directors of Law Enforcement Standards and Training (IADLEST) confere...

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

UPDATE: Missing Adult Located

UPDATE: Missing Adult Located

This morning, a citizen reported a vehicle matching Knowlton’s Nissan was parked in the area of W. Downriver Drive and W. Pettet in the City of Spokane.  Spokane Police Officers responded to the scene and located Knowlton...

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Posted on: May 16, 2017

Standoff with Armed Suspects Ends: Both Arrested, No Injuries

Standoff with Armed Suspects Ends: Both Arrested, No Injuries

 Spokane Valley Deputies responded to a victim reporting he had been shot at by two males with a sawed off shotgun in the area of the 12100 block of E. Cataldo in Spokane Valley.  ...

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