Posted on: September 28, 2016

Boating Safety Reminder: Avista Reducing Water Level in Lake Spokane

The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Marine Enforcement Unit, in partnership with Avista, would like to remind people who live on, or plan to boat on, Lake Spokane (Long Lake), Avista will be reducing water level in the lake up to three feet starting Octob...Read on...

Posted on: September 26, 2016

Fleeing Driver Arrested for Attempting to Elude and DUI

On September 25, 2016, at approximately 2:00 a.m., Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputy Todd Miller observed a maroon GMC Jimmy on Sprague near Progress traveling at 70 mph and accelerating.

Deputy Miller turned around and attempted to catch up to the vehic...Read on...

Posted on: September 26, 2016

SHERIFF’S CITIZENS ADVISORY BOARD MEETING

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SHERIFF’S CITIZENS ADVISORY BOARD MEETING

Monday, October 10, 2016, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Location: CenterPlace Event Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley

Citizens Advisory/Review Board
Posted on: September 23, 2016

Deputy Pulls Distraught Female from Bridge Edge

Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputy Brian Lawler was driving to a call on September 22, 2016, at approximately 11:40 a.m., when he noticed a female sitting on the edge of the Sunset Bridge. Deputy Lawler stopped and contacted the female and asked if she was ...Read on...

Posted on: September 22, 2016

UPDATE: Madison J. Wilson has been located and she is safe.

Madison Wilson

UPDATE: Spokane Valley and Spokane County Sheriff’s Detectives, assisted by the Spokane Police Department, located Madison Wilson and she is safe. They also located the male she was with and he is detained at this time as investigators continue to conduc...Read on...

Additional Info Posted on our Facebook Page
Posted on: September 22, 2016

Regional Air Support Unit Thanks Local Businesses for Support

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The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Regional Air Support Unit would like to thank Associated Painters, Inc. and CW Wraps & Marketing of Post Falls for their time, hard work and assistance for the new paint and graphics for Air 2.

With their assi...Read on...

Posted on: September 21, 2016

Man Sentenced to 25 Years in Federal Prison

On September 20, 2016, Steven Harris was sentenced by United States District Judge Salvador Mendoza, Jr. “to a 25-year term of imprisonment, to be followed by a life-term of court supervision after he is released from Federal Prison.”

Harris was arrest...Read on...

Full U.S. Attorney's Press Release Here
Posted on: September 20, 2016

UPDATE: Kootenai Co. Sheriff's Deputies arrest Homicide Suspect Jason J. Obermiller in N. Idaho

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Crime Stoppers of the Inland Northwest is offering a cash reward of Up to $1,000 for anyone providing information leading to an arrest of homicide suspect, 32-year-old Jason J. Obermiller, who is also wanted by the U.S. Marshals for a felony probation vio...Read on...

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Posted on: September 20, 2016

For all who don’t know or didn’t attend the Canine for K9s Event Sunday, K9 Pepper is retiring soon.

K9 Pepper is unique since she has been trained to locate guns, bombs and other explosive materials. She and her handler, Deputy J.P. Melton received training by the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and have been an extremely valuab...Read on...

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Posted on: September 19, 2016

Point a Laser at Aircraft or Deputies – Go to Jail

On Saturday, September 17, 2016, at approximately 11:38 p.m., Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Air 1 flight crews encountered a laser strike while on patrol over the Spokane Valley.

The extremely dangerous action was immediately reported to Spokane Val...Read on...

Posted on: September 19, 2016

Great Time at Canine for K9s

Great time this weekend at the 3rd Annual Canines for K9s: A Furry Family Fun Day & Dog Walk

Thank you to everyone who came out and joined in the fun! Also, a huge thank you to Laurie Hanlon, all the volunteers and the Sponsors!! Without all of yo...Read on...

Pictures Posted Here on our Facebook Page
Posted on: September 16, 2016

Multiple Agencies Collaborate to Arrest Desperate Fleeing Suspects

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Last night, two suspects were taken into custody for several charges after a pursuit that originated in Post Falls, Idaho, ended at Pines and I-90 in Spokane Valley.

On September 15, 2016 at approximately 6:45 p.m., Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputies, S...Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2016

Detectives Work to Locate Homicide Suspect, Jason J. Obermiller

Jason J. Obermiller

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Detectives, working with U.S. Marshals, are attempting to locate homicide suspect, 32-year-old Jason J. Obermiller, who is also wanted by the U.S. Marshals for a felony probation violation warrant.

Obermille...Read on...