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Spokane County Sheriff News

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Teacher Arrested for Heroin Possession

Posted Thursday at 2:04 PM.

Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputies arrested 52-year-old Peter J. Nemeth at the Super 8 Motel on North Argonne in Spokane Valley for Possession of Heroin. During the incident, Nemeth stated he’s broke due to addiction, ha...read more

 

Call (509)477-3556 to place your name on a notification list. Testing is tentatively scheduled to begin in early March for a Reserve Academy tentatively scheduled for summer.

Minimum Requirements:
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Deputies Save Newborn’s Life

Posted Wednesday at 9:11 AM.

On January 20th, 2016 at approximately 1:15 a.m., Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputies Derek McNall and Clay Hilton responded to a medical call of a newborn not breathing in the area of the 12900 block of East Mansfield i...read more

 

Create Your Statement: Combat Dating Abuse

Posted Tuesday at 2:13 PM.
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Join “Make A Statement” at the Historical Riverside Place for their annual event.

Learn how Statement is changing lives with Stephanie Vigil as Master of Ceremonies, The proceeds from this event will benefit th...read more

 

SPOKANE COUNTY, February 1, 2016 – Spokane County’s Engineering and Roads Department announced today that seasonal weight restrictions are in effect on county roads and will continue until further notice. Roadway surface...read more

 

Suspect Charged with 1st Degree Assault

Posted 2/1/2016 at 10:50 AM.

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team Members and Negotiators successfully ended a tense situation at a residence in the 900 block of East Tudor yesterday afternoon. The suspect, identified as 36-year-old Michelle R...read more

 

South Hill branch of SCOPE struggles to get volunteers
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SPOKANE, Wash. – It has been nearly one year since the Spokane Sheriff’s Office expanded its volunteer division – SCOPE – t...read more

 

Wanted Felon’s Attempt to Flee Unsuccessful

Posted 1/28/2016 at 12:30 PM.

On January 26th, 2016 at approximately 10:30 p.m., Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputies Andrew Richmond and Clay Hilton were patrolling together in the area of 3rd and Havana when they observed a Nissan Sentra accelerat...read more

 

Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputies and Traffic Unit Investigators responded to a single vehicle collision on the southeast corner of 8th Avenue and University Road just after 1:00 a.m. this morning in Spokane Valley. read more

 

Local Speed Emphasis Patrols

Posted 1/28/2016 at 9:58 AM.

SPOKANE COUNTY TARGET ZERO TASK FORCE
Local Speed Emphasis Patrols

Spokane County, WA---On February 5th, 2016, the Spokane Police Department, Spokane County Sheriff’s Office, Spokane Valley Police, EWU Polic...read more

 

Investigator Seeks Fatal Collision Witnesses

Posted 1/27/2016 at 9:58 AM.

Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Traffic Unit Investigator Corporal Jeff Welton would like to talk to anyone not previously contacted by law enforcement who witnesses the fatal pedestrian/vehicle collision at the intersection o...read more

 

SPOKANE COUNTY, January 25, 2016 – The Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office has determined that Spokane County Deputy Sheriff Mike McNees was justified when, on December 28, 2015, he used deadly force on Tina Fricke. Frick...read more

 

Pit bulls Attack Deputy and K9

Posted 1/26/2016 at 10:52 AM.
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On January 26th, 2015, at approximately 12:20 a.m., Spokane Valley Sheriff’s deputies responded to a residence located in the 8000 block of East Alki as they attempted to locate 48-year-old Gary B. Olive. Olive, who is wel...read more

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Two of our Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Explorers returned from the Washington State Winter Academy with high praise and awards.

The Winter Academy is a week-long training academy for Explorers from across th...read more

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Deputies Capture Fleeing Bicyclist

Posted 1/21/2016 at 1:41 PM.

On January 20th, 2016, at 11:15 p.m, Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputies Derek McNall and Andrew Richmond were patrolling in the area of 2nd and Havana as a two man patrol unit. Deputy McNall noticed a male, later identifie...read more

 

Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich talks with a crowd about "The Threats We Face" at the historical Bing Crosby Theater on January 18, 2016.

Sheriff Knezovich addresses several regional and local topics including hom...read more

 

Have You Seen Bret R. Snow?

Posted 1/21/2016 at 11:06 AM.
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Spokane County Sheriff’s Detectives are attempting to locate 33-year-old Bret R. Snow who was reported missing by a family member. Snow was last seen in Spokane Valley on December 3rd, 2015 and has not been seen or hear...read more

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Possible Theft Suspects Need to be Identified

Posted 1/21/2016 at 9:58 AM.
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Spokane County Sheriff’s Office ITF Detective Dean Meyer is asking for your help identifying the persons captured in this surveillance photo.

After viewing store surveillance video, the suspects appeared to use a...read more

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Spokane County Civil Service Deputy Sheriff Workshop

Posted 1/19/2016 at 12:54 PM.
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Spokane County Civil Service Deputy Sheriff Workshop

Interested in becoming a Deputy Sheriff for Spokane County?

WE ARE HIRING!

RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. Please call Spokane County Civi...read more

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Owner of Recovered Collector Coins Sought

Posted 1/19/2016 at 10:21 AM.
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Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Investigative Unit (SVIU) Detective Pat Bloomer recovered these collector coins, which are believed to be stolen. Detective Bloomer is hoping to identify the victim(s) and return these coins to thei...read more

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