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Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Investigative Unit (SVIU) Detectives recovered several items believed to be stolen property and would like to match it back to victims and return it to its rightful owner.

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Sheriff Knezovich addresses "Hatemongering" article by InfoWars where a couple of seconds of a longer video was used out of context to support the writer's agenda. This "clip" is being used to scare citizens and distort more


Suspect Arrested For Trailer Explosion

Posted Friday at 4:31 PM.

Detectives from the Spokane Valley Investigative Unit (SVIU) have arrested an adult male today regarding an explosion at the Greenacres Mobil Home Park, located at 17500 E. Sprague Ave, on November 19, 2014. Probable more


Holidays and Heroes 2014 Pictures!!

Posted Friday at 2:59 PM.
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The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office, Spokane Valley Police Department and Spokane County Detention Services participated in the Holidays and Heroes program Sunday December 7th, 2014. We were able to help 26 families 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 Cadence Rogers.

***This is NOT an Amber Alert more

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This morning I had the pleasure to stop by St. Margaret’s Shelter and meet the incredible staff as well as a special local business owner, Emory Clark, of Storybook Trees. Mr. Clark has donated 61 Christmas Trees, one more


Spokane Valley/Spokane County, WA – 12/09/2014 – Crime Stoppers of the Inland Northwest is offering a cash reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest of the suspect(s) believed to be responsible for more


Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputies and a K9 Unit responded to the report of a citizen who interrupted a suspect, later identified as 57-year-old Thomas N. Limpert, trying to steal his vehicle from the Park and Ride more

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Spokane County deputies take kids holiday shopping
Author: Allie Norton, Multimedia Journalist

SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - When you see law enforcement outside of stores, it's usually not a good thing. more


IRS Scam Info

Posted 12/5/2014 at 5:28 PM.

We have received a couple of complaint regarding this scam being active again in our area. Here is a link to an IRS YouTube video regarding IRS Scams read more


Update: Stolen Trackchair Recovered

Posted 12/5/2014 at 11:46 AM.

Update: Stolen Trackchair Recovered

On December 7, 2014, at approximately 6:00 a.m., Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputy Tom Edelbrock turned into the parking lot of Bidwell Park located at 18120 N. Hatch more


Spokane County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested 21-year-old Dalton W. LeCount for several felony charges after a pursuit yesterday afternoon. The vehicle driven by LeCount was stolen and had been reported just prior more


Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward for anyone providing information leading to an arrest in this incident. Persons with information should call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 1-800-222-TIPS, or should submit the more


On December 2nd, 2014, Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Detectives served a warrant charging 32-year-old Christopher B Ramirez with 2 counts of Premeditated Murder 1st Degree and Unlawful Possession of a more


K9 Helps Capture Suspect in Stolen Vehicle After Pursuit

Posted 12/3/2014 at 12:17 PM.
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Suspect Ezariah W. Lingafelter was arrested by Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputy Jeff Thurman for driving a reported stolen vehicle after an early morning pursuit. Lingafelter was booked for four felony and 3 more

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Stolen Truck Catches Deputy’s Attention

Posted 12/1/2014 at 4:43 PM.

A Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputy noticed the headlights of a vehicle moving in a field on the north side of State Route 902 near Bartholomew Road. The driver, later identified as 33-year-old Justin T. Watson, was more


Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Major Crime Detectives arrested 34-year-old Michael A. Yancey for the burglary of Morty’s Pub and Grill on October 24th, 2014.

Detectives received an “anonymous tip” more


Vehicle/Pedestrian Collision in Spokane Valley

Posted 12/1/2014 at 11:19 AM.

Spokane Valley Traffic Unit Investigators responded to a vehicle/pedestrian collision that occurred at the intersection of North Argonne Road and East Sprague Avenue on November 30th, 2014, in Spokane Valley. The more


Thank you Busy Bee’s Child Care!!

Posted 11/25/2014 at 8:49 AM.

Preschoolers pay it forward to Spokane Co. deputies, firefighters
Hayley Guenthner,

SPOKANE, Wash. - As we approach Thanksgiving, this week is all about giving thanks no matter how old you are. more


November is S.C.O.P.E. Appreciation Month

Posted 11/25/2014 at 8:45 AM.
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The Spokane County Board of Commissioners, on October 28, 2014 signed a proclamation that the month of November 2014 is designated as “S.C.O.P.E. Appreciation Month”, a time to recognize the many volunteers that more

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