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Attempted Kidnapping Claim Unfounded

Posted Thursday at 3:37 PM.

On Tuesday, August 26th, an adult female reported the attempted abduction of her 11-month-old daughter at an event in Deer Park. The complainant said on Monday afternoon, August 25th, she was at an event at Arcadi...read more

 

Deputy Uses Lethal Force During Dog Attack

Posted Thursday at 1:58 PM.

Early Sunday morning, August 24th, Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputies were called to the area of 18900 E. Bloom Circle on a welfare check. The complainant called and said that about a minute prior, there was an adult male i...read more

 

Laslo Catches Suspect After Pursuit

Posted Tuesday at 2:52 PM.

On Monday morning, August 25th, 2014, at about 3:20 a.m., Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputy Jeff Thurman was patrolling the area of Appleway and Dishman Mica when he observed a motorcycle, with a passenger, traveling eastboun...read more

 

Detectives Ask For Help Identifying Suspect

Posted 8/21/2014 at 11:05 AM.

On August 7th, 2014, at about 4:45 p.m., a residential burglary was reported near the 4500 block of N. Center Rd. The victim’s home was broken into and multiple items were stolen. On the same date, at about 7:20 p.m., on...read more

 

Cannabis Sales Business Burglarized

Posted 8/20/2014 at 3:42 PM.

On Saturday, August 16th, 2014, at about 1:20 a.m., Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputy Clay Hilton was patrolling near the area of 12900 E. Indiana. Deputy Hilton was traveling eastbound on Indiana when he observed a male...read more

 

Last FREE Boater Education Class This Season

Posted 8/13/2014 at 1:15 PM.
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Last FREE Boater Education Class This Season

Saturday August 16th, 2014. 8:00am-4:00pm

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Training Center 10319 E Appleway Blvd. Spokane Valley

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Scams Still Abundant In Our Area

Posted 8/12/2014 at 1:06 PM.

On August 11th, 2014, a 23-year-old victim called Crime Check to report an unknown company had called him offering him a military grant worth $9,450. The victim was instructed to put money onto a Green Dot Card, give th...read more

 

44-Year-Old Can’t Elude Laslo

Posted 8/12/2014 at 12:05 PM.
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On August 11th, 2014, at about 1:15 a.m., Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputy Jeff Thurman and his K9 partner Laslo were traveling westbound near the 5900 block of E. Trent Avenue when Deputy Thurman observed a black Buel...read more

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On Wednesday August 6th, Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Investigative Unit detectives (SVIU) recovered several items of stolen property from several burglaries after serving multiple search warrants.

On July 26th a...read more

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Canines for K9s: A Furry Family Fun Day and Dog Walk

Posted 8/7/2014 at 3:02 PM.
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Canines for K9s: A Furry Family Fun Day and Dog Walk
Sep 14, 2014 10:30 AM
Plante's Ferry Park, Spokane Valley, WA

A fundraising event for the Spokane County Sheriff's K9 Unit to enrich the progra...read more

 

Two new lateral position deputies sworn in today

Posted 8/7/2014 at 2:00 PM.
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Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputy Joel Gorham comes to us from the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office where he was a deputy since 2/2007. He was instrumental in establishing their Criminal Interdiction Unit, which he worked wit...read more

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Deputies warn beachgoers about trailhead thievery
Author: Jeff Humphrey, KXLY4 Reporter

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Sheriff’s Detective Resigns

Posted 8/6/2014 at 4:27 PM.

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Detective Dave Herrin resigned effective August 16th, 2014 in lieu of termination.

Herrin was placed on paid administrative leave last June after allegations of misconducted wer...read more

 

Welcome to the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office

Posted 8/4/2014 at 10:34 AM.
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Sworn In on Friday, August 1st by Sheriff Knezovich, please help us welcome our 2 new Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Deputies. We wish them a long, rewarding and safe career.

Kelli Marie Hodge is a 35 year-ol...read more

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Body Found in Spokane Valley

Posted 8/1/2014 at 12:29 PM.

On July 31st, 2014, at approximately 8:30 p.m., Spokane Valley Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a body found in a wooded area east of the 2800 block of North Cherry Street in Spokane Valley.

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Update: Burglary Interrupted by Homeowners

Posted 7/31/2014 at 12:17 PM.

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a burglary in progress call in the 11400 block of East Krueger Lane in Spokane County. Deputies responded quickly and located 23-year-old Ethan L. Burrow and arreste...read more

 

Air 1 Receives Award and Accreditation

Posted 7/30/2014 at 12:57 PM.
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Last week, the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Regional Air Support Unit (SRASU) became one of six air support units in the entire country to become fully accredited through the Public Safety Aviation Accreditation Committe...read more

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Crime Prevention Tip from SVIU

Posted 7/30/2014 at 9:42 AM.

Recently, investigators of the Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Investigative Unit (SVIU) have notice an increase in property thefts at residences where the homeowner have left their garage door open.

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Sex Offender Info: Signup for FREE Email Alerts

Posted 7/24/2014 at 2:15 PM.
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Sex Offender Info: Signup for FREE email alerts for your neighborhood, work or school, be informed. Click on this link read more

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Two First Degree Manslaughter Convictions

Posted 7/23/2014 at 12:18 PM.

Yesterday, July 22nd, 2014, 40-year-old Shane Smith was sentenced to 171 months in prison for 1st Degree Manslaughter. This conviction was the result of Smith killing 44-year-old Warren Flynn near 3rd and Lake on May 13th...read more

 
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