Posted on: May 23, 2017

“Tips” Regarding Vehicle Prowling Prevention

With the long, cold days of winter now behind us, it’s time to start getting outside to enjoy the nice weather and sunshine. Deputy Chris Johnston and the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Crime Prevention Unit would like to take a moment to give you some “...

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

Roadway Now Open: Serious Injury, Head-on Crash, Medical Lake Four Lakes Road

Serious Injury, Head-on Crash, Medical Lake Four Lakes Road 

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Unit Investigators are at the scene of a serious injury, head-on collision on Medical Lake Four Lakes Rd. between Craig Rd. and Medifor Rd.  ...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Deputies’ Attempt to Assist Mental Health Turns Violent

Deputies’ Attempt to Assist Mental Health Turns Violent

On Saturday afternoon, Spokane County Deputies attempted to assist mental health professionals safely place an adult male in custody for a mental health hold.  The male, who had been vi...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

UPDATE: Bicycle Rider succumbs to Life-Threatening Injuries

UPDATE:  Early this morning, we received the sad news the bicyclist succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the hospital.  The investigation into the cause of the fatal collision continues. 

Bicycle Rider Struck by Vehicle h...

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

Fatal Crash in South Spokane County

Fatal Crash in South Spokane County 

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Collision Investigators were called to the scene of a single vehicle rollover crash early this morning.  The 19-year-old female driver, and sole occupant, ...

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

Interesting read: “FBI Assailant Study – Mindsets and Behaviors”

Interesting read: “FBI Assailant Study – Mindsets and Behaviors” 

Please take a few minutes to read this FBI study analyzing attacks against law enforcement officers in 2016 which has been published and covered by several national ne...

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

Sheriff Knezovich Honored by Invitation to Attend IADLEST National Conference

Sheriff Knezovich Honored by Invitation to Attend IADLEST National Conference

Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich has been invited to attend the 2017 International Association of Directors of Law Enforcement Standards and Training (IADLEST) confere...

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

UPDATE: Missing Adult Located

UPDATE: Missing Adult Located

This morning, a citizen reported a vehicle matching Knowlton’s Nissan was parked in the area of W. Downriver Drive and W. Pettet in the City of Spokane.  Spokane Police Officers responded to the scene and located Knowlton...

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Posted on: May 16, 2017

Standoff with Armed Suspects Ends: Both Arrested, No Injuries

Standoff with Armed Suspects Ends: Both Arrested, No Injuries

 Spokane Valley Deputies responded to a victim reporting he had been shot at by two males with a sawed off shotgun in the area of the 12100 block of E. Cataldo in Spokane Valley.  ...

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Posted on: May 15, 2017

Detectives & Deputies Work to Locate/Charge Rape Suspect

Detectives & Deputies Work to Locate/Charge Rape Suspect

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Sexual Assault Detectives charged 23-year-old Damon A. Soto with Rape 2nd Degree, Taking a Motor Vehicle without Permission 2nd Degree and Unlawful Imprisonment ...

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Posted on: May 15, 2017

Scammers Do Some Inaccurate Research but Their Story is the Same

Scammers Do Some Inaccurate Research but Their Story is the Same - They Count on Fear to Try and Steal Your Money

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Deputies and Crime Check have been receiving reports of the “Jury Duty” scam aga...

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Posted on: May 15, 2017

Second Suspect Charged in Bret Snow Homicide

Second Suspect Charged in Bret Snow Homicide

Spokane Valley Major Crimes Detectives, continuing to investigate the 2015 murder of Bret R. Snow, charged a second suspect, 52-year-old Alvaro Guajardo, with Murder 1st Degree for his part in the homicide.&...

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Posted on: May 12, 2017

UPDATE: Bryce E. Woods is safe and home.

UPDATE: Bryce E. Woods is safe and home.

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The Spokane Valley Police Department is asking for your help in locating Bryce E. Woods.  His father reported Bryce left for school on the morning of May 10, 2017, and was informed later that day, Bryce ...

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Posted on: May 11, 2017

Major Crimes Detectives Investigate Suspicious Death

Major Crimes Detectives Investigate Suspicious Death 

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Detectives are investigating the death of a female in her late 40s, as suspicious in nature.  The victim was discovered in her reside...

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Posted on: May 10, 2017

Sexual Assault Detectives Use Recently Convicted Felon’s DNA Results to make Arrests

Spokane Valley Sexual Assault Detectives arrested 30-year-old Garry L. Davis after the DNA sample he was required to provide due to a recent conviction for Voyeurism last September matched previously unidentified DNA evidence collected from sexual assault...

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Posted on: May 9, 2017

No Criminal Charges in March 2017 Police Shooting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 

No Criminal Charges in March 2017 Police Shooting 

SPOKANE COUNTY, May 8, 2017 – The Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office has determined that Spokane County Sheriff’s (SCSO) Deputies Petrini...

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