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Spokane County Sheriff News

The official news, press release, and photo repository for the Spokane County Sheriff's Office. You can also Follow us on Twitter and Visit Us on Facebook.

The Spokane Regional Auto Theft Task Force (SRATTF) is attempting to locate 29-year-old Sean J. Roullier. Roullier is a suspect in a current SRATTF investigation and detectives are requesting your help.

If yo...read more

 

Early Saturday, September 27th, 2014, Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputies arrested 28-year-old Jesse J. Osborne for several charges including unlawful possession of a firearm after a foot chase that concluded with Osborn...read more

 

Uncooperative Armed Suspect Arrested

Posted Friday at 4:55 PM.

Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputies responding to a rapidly escalating and potential deadly domestic violence situation were successful in taking the uncooperative suspect, armed with a knife, into custody on September 25th...read more

 

17 Fires Believed to be Related

Posted Friday at 8:02 AM.

Anyone with information regarding any of these fires is urged to call Crime Check at 509-456-2233. Let’s work together as a community and get these fires stopped.

To read SVFD's press release and see pictures/ma...read more

 

On Monday, September 22nd, 2014, a concerned citizen called and reported seeing two males looking over a fence into a neighboring yard in the area of the 12000 block of East Main in Spokane Valley. The males were walkin...read more

 

“Thank You” Letter from Chief VanLeuven

Posted 9/23/2014 at 4:11 PM.
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Here’s a letter from Spokane Valley Chief Rick VanLeuven thanking Carla Blazek for her hard work. Carla raised $3000 for a ballistic vest for K9 Deacon!! Great JOB Carla and Thank you!!

K9 Deacon is giving hi...read more

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On Saturday, September 20th, 2014, at 11:15 a.m., Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a theft call where the suspect reportedly threatened a loss prevention employee with a razor blade. Deputies were advised th...read more

 

September 25, 2014, will mark the 8th “National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims” and YOUR Help is needed:

Please help if you can – The Victim-Witness Unit of the County Prosecutor’s Office is stil...read more

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Enjoying Valleyfest

Posted 9/22/2014 at 2:42 PM.
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Here are a few pictures from last weekend’s Valleyfest. Sheriff Knezovich, Chief VanLeuven, Motor Unit and the K9 Unit had a great time!! Did you see the K9 Demos??

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Vest America K9s has started a fundraising campaign with the goal to purchase Spokane County K9 Enzo a “K9 Storm” ballistic vest. K9 Enzo and his handler Deputy Philip Pfeifer work patrol and they also are members of th...read more

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Canine for K9s Fun Walk-“Thank You”

Posted 9/19/2014 at 1:10 PM.
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Here are a few pictures from last weekend’s Canine for K9s Fun Walk which was a huge success!! Thank you to all the business and K9 lovers who helped support and attend this family friendly day at Plantes Ferry Park.read more

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Scammers Continue to Look for Victims Locally and Nationally.

We continue to receive reports of citizens being contacted by scammer (phone or text messages) demanding payment from the potential victim. Th...read more

 

Burglar Caught Inside Spokane Valley Home

Posted 9/17/2014 at 10:41 AM.

On Sunday, September 14th, 2014, an observant citizen observed an adult male and a juvenile male enter through the rear of a residence located in the 12700 block of East Broadway Avenue in Spokane Valley. Because th...read more

 

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

We still have seats available and YOU are invited!  Citizen’s Academy Fall 2104 image 1
 

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 9/12/2014 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

 

Spokane Valley Investigative Unit Bag Burglar

Posted 9/12/2014 at 1:41 PM.

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

Posted 9/12/2014 at 9:40 AM.

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 9/11/2014 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.

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