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Posted on: February 14, 2019

County asks for Public’s Patience and Understanding for Snow Removal Efforts and Employees

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 

County asks for Public’s Patience and Understanding for Snow Removal Efforts and Employees  

SPOKANE COUNTY, February 14, 2019 – This week, Spokane County employees have been threatened twice by ...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: February 13, 2019

Major Crimes Detective Works to Identify Robbery Suspect

Major Crimes Detective Works to Identify Robbery Suspect 

 

Spokane Valley Major Crimes Detective Kirk Keyser is attempting to identify the female robbery suspect in these photos.  She is believed to have been a passenger in the p...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: February 10, 2019

Young Child Pulled from Frigid Spokane River-North Spokane County

UPDATE:  Despite everyone’s effort to save this young child’s life, he was unable to be resuscitated.

Young Child Pulled from Frigid Spokane River-North Spokane County

This afternoon, a young child playing in the snow near his h...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: February 8, 2019

Suspect Eludes Deputies Last Night, Captured this Morning

Suspect Eludes Deputies Last Night, Captured this Morning  

The driver who fled from a traffic stop last night was captured early this morning when an alert citizen reported seeing a male leaving her garage.  Deputies responded to the are...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: February 8, 2019

Detectives Arrest Mail Theft & Fraud Suspects, 20+ Potentially New Victims Identified

Detectives Arrest Mail Theft & Fraud Suspects,  20+ Potentially New Victims Identified 

Yesterday, Detectives arrested two suspects for multiple charges during the execution of a search warrant.  Due to the investiga...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: February 5, 2019

Young Girl Reports Suspicious Male Grabbed Her Arm

Young Girl Reports Suspicious Male Grabbed Her Arm

A 12-year-old female told Deputies a male grabbed her arm as she walked home from her bus stop on Mayfair, north of Hastings.  She kicked the man, and he ran away.  Anyone with informatio...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: February 5, 2019

Citizen Reports Person Threatening to “Shoot” Sheriffs for Not Enforcing I-1639

Citizen Reports Person Threatening to “Shoot” Sheriffs for Not Enforcing I-1639 

Yesterday afternoon, Crime Check received information regarding Facebook posts threatening to kill Sheriff Knezovich specifically and oth...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: February 4, 2019

Sergeant’s Patrol Car Hit Head-On by Wrong-Way, Suspended Driver

Sergeant’s Patrol Car Hit Head-On by Wrong-Way, Suspended Driver 

Early this morning, Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Sergeant Jerad Kiehn’s patrol vehicle was struck, head-on, by a wrong-way driver who’s dr...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: February 4, 2019

Sheriff’s Office Welcomes 5 New Deputies

Sheriff’s Office Welcomes 5 New Deputies 

On Friday morning, February 1, 2019, Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich swore in 5 entry level Deputies and welcomed them at a ceremony held with family and friends.  They are schedu...

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Sheriff's Office