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Presented by the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office & Spokane Valley Police Department

How many times have you had questions about why the “cops” do what they do? Here’s your opportunity to get an insider’s view o...read more

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This is an informational poster entered into the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) for a missing/endangered juvenile, 17-year-old Indaka Benshoof.

***This is NOT an Amber Alert o...read more

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Fatal Hit & Run Update

Posted Friday at 2:19 PM.

Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Traffic Unit investigators have forwarded their case to the Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office recommending 43-year-old Tammy A. Hodge be charged with Felony Hit and Run which caused the death o...read more

 

Yesterday, September 11th, 2014, Spokane Valley Investigative Unit (SVIU) detectives arrested 47-year-old, and convicted felon, Timothy Binford for 7 felony charges.

On July 7th, 2014, Spokane Valley Sheriff’...read more

 

Spokane Co. Sheriff pushes for body cameras
Author: Jeff Humphrey, KXLY4 Reporter

SPOKANE, Wash.- Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich says he is stepping up his campaign to outfit 150 of his patro...read more

 

U. S. Department of Justice Press Release:

Posted Thursday at 4:59 PM.
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Press Release from:
U. S. Department of Justice
United States Attorney
Eastern District of Washington

"SPOKANE, WASHINGTON MAN SENTENCED TO FIVE YEARS IN
FEDERAL PRISON FOR RECEIPT OF CHIL...read more

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The suspect in these pictures is believed to have tried to use 2 stolen credit cards at a business located on Hwy. 2 & 206. He arrived at the location in the pictured 4dr Subaru. The purchases were declined.

I...read more

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False Statements, Marijuana and Arrests

Posted Wednesday at 3:46 PM.

Yesterday morning, just before 9:00 a.m., Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Traffic Corporal Jeff Welton observed a vehicle pass him at an estimated speed of 40-45 mph in a posted 35 mph zone. As the vehicle passed, he clearly hear...read more

 

Can You Help Identify this Male?

Posted Wednesday at 11:21 AM.
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The Spokane Regional Auto Theft Task Force (SRATTF) is asking for your help identifying the male in these photos. He is believed to have knowledge regarding the fraudulent sale of a vehicle in Spokane Valley last month.read more

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“National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims”

Posted 9/9/2014 at 1:51 PM.
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In observance of the “National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims” the Victim/Witness Unit from the Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office will hold a ceremony on Thursday, September 25th in the County Commissioner’s Hearin...read more

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Your “Gently Used” Shoes Can Make an Impact

Posted 9/9/2014 at 1:40 PM.
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The Victim/Witness Unit from the Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office is hoping to collect more than 500 gently used shoes by Wednesday, September 24th for a special memorial display in honor of the “National Day o...read more

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Day Time Burglars Apprehended

Posted 9/8/2014 at 4:29 PM.

On September 5th, 2014, members of the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Investigative Task Force arrested 20-year-old Damian A. Zowal and 21-year-old Trever J. Burzic for the burglaries of two residences in North Spokan...read more

 

On Sunday, September 7, 2014, suspect 30-year-old Steven C. Gill was contacted twice by Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputies. The second time, he was taken into custody after he rammed a patrol car during a pursuit that ende...read more

 

K9 Deacon Locates Burglary Suspect

Posted 9/4/2014 at 4:32 PM.
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Early this morning, at approximately 1:20 a.m., an alert neighbor, after hearing glass break, reported seeing a suspect entering a residence located in the 15200 block of East Valleyway.

Within minutes, severa...read more

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Citizen’s Tips Help to Identify Suspects

Posted 9/4/2014 at 4:20 PM.

Yesterday, Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Investigative Task Force Detectives requested the public’s help identifying the two males in this photo.

Detectives received several tips identifying the males a...read more

 

Additional Victims Possible

Posted 9/4/2014 at 2:10 PM.

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Detectives believe there may be additional theft victims who have not reported incidents due to a language barrier.

On August 15, 2014, a Hispanic male reported being a victim o...read more

 

Do You Know This Male?

Posted 9/4/2014 at 12:06 PM.
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Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Detectives are requesting the public’s assistance with the identification of the male in these photos.

The male subject is suspected to have used or have knowledge of the use o...read more

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Presented by the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office & Spokane Valley Police Department

How many times have you had questions about why the “cops” do what they do? Here’s your opportunity to get an insider’s view o...read more

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Your Help Needed to Identify These Possible Suspects

Posted 9/3/2014 at 1:43 PM.
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Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Investigative Task Force Detectives are requesting your help identifying the two males in this photo.

The males are suspected of attempting to use a stolen bankcard taken during ...read more

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Fatal Hit and Run Collision in Spokane Valley

Posted 9/3/2014 at 12:05 PM.

On September 2, 2014, at approximately 1:30 a.m., Spokane Valley Sheriff’s deputies responded to a hit and run collision on the North Park Road overpass at I-90. It was reported a vehicle and bicycle were involved and th...read more

 
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