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Posted on: February 1, 2023

UPDATE: Traffic Unit Detectives Identify Suspect and Vehicle Involved in Fatal Hit and Run

UPDATE: Traffic Unit Detectives Identify Suspect and Vehicle Involved in Fatal Hit and Run

The Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Traffic Unit Investigators have identified the juvenile driver and the vehicle believed to have been involved in this fatal hi...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: February 1, 2023

16-Time Convicted Felon Arrested for Sales/Delivery of a Legend Drug- Fentanyl,

16-Time Convicted Felon Arrested for Sales/Delivery of a Legend Drug- Fentanyl, During Early Morning Search Warrant Service

As part of an ongoing Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Investigative Unit (SCIU) drug sales (Fentanyl) investigation, a val...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: January 30, 2023

Spokane County Sheriff’s Explorers Honored at State Academy

Spokane County Sheriff’s Explorers Honored at State Academy

The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Explorers returned from the Washington State Explorers Winter Academy with knowledge from their training classes and some prestigious awards...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: January 29, 2023

Deputies Investigate Serious Injury, Two-Vehicle, Rollover Crash on Sullivan at I-90

Deputies Investigate Serious Injury, Two-Vehicle, Rollover Crash on Sullivan at I-90 

Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputies have cleared the scene of a two-vehicle crash on Sullivan at the I-90 on/off ramp intersection.   The driver...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Traffic Unit Investigates Fatal Hit and Run Vehicle/Pedestrian Collision on E. Sprague

Traffic Unit Investigates Fatal Hit and Run Vehicle/Pedestrian Collision on E. Sprague and Asks for Your Help 

The Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Traffic Unit is investigating a fatal vehicle/pedestrian hit and run collision in the 12800 block...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Erratic, Armed Suspect in Crisis Causes Panic at Store Deputies make Arrest after Initial Less

Erratic, Armed Suspect in Crisis Causes Panic at Store  Deputies make Arrest after Initial Less Lethal Attempts Failed 

Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputies responded to Walmart, 15727 E. Broadway, for a person with a weap...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Convicted Felon, Prohibited from Legally Possessing Firearms, Fires through his Apartment Wall

Convicted Felon, Prohibited from Legally Possessing Firearms, Fires through his Apartment Wall and into Occupied Neighboring Apartment 

 

Spokane Valley Deputies responded to a shooting call at an apartment complex in the 9700 block of E. ...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Suspect Arrested for Threatening To Kill Three Workers

Suspect Arrested for Threatening To Kill Three Workers

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Deputies arrested a male suspect after he threatened to kill three employees of a business on N. Division.  The incident began when the suspect approa...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Hiring Sheriff’s Technical Assistant 3 (Admin/Clerical)

Hiring Sheriff’s Technical Assistant 3 (Admin/Clerical) Starting Pay: $19.86 per hour, with a 6-month and annual increases until max-pay is reached

The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for the position ...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Helicopter Mechanic

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Helicopter Mechanic

Part-Time (Extra-Help) $40 per hour 

 

Are you passionate about helicopter repair and maintenance and looking for part-time work? The Spokane County Sheriff&rs...

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Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Helicopter Sheriff's Office
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Traffic Unit Investigates Single-Vehicle, Fatal Crash on S. Cheney Spokane Road

Traffic Unit Investigates Single-Vehicle, Fatal Crash on S. Cheney Spokane Road 

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Unit Investigators work to determine what caused a single-vehicle, fatal crash early Saturday morning.  The...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Video: Air 1 Follows Fleeing Vehicle, Safely Guides Officers to the Suspect’s Location

Video: Air 1 Follows Fleeing Vehicle, Safely Guides Officers to the Suspect’s Location  

 

Spokane Regional Air Support Unit (SRASU) Air 1 was on a scheduled patrol flight when they heard a Spokane Police Department (SPD) Officer advise ov...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Missing Vulnerable Juvenile: Mackenzie A. Hale-Stenzel

***** Mackenzie A. Hale-Stenzel has been located and she is safe.*******

Missing Vulnerable Juvenile: Mackenzie A. Hale-Stenzel

Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputies are attempting to locate 12-year-old Mackenzie A. Hale-Stenzel&...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes New Lateral Deputy

 

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes New Lateral Deputy 

 

On January 16, 2023, Spokane County Sheriff John Nowels swore in our newest Lateral Deputy, Britt Morgan.  Please help us welcome Deputy Morgan to ...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Important Information (below) You Need to Know about the 2023 Legislative Session

Information (below) is from the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs regarding the 2023 legislative session.  

 

Sheriff Nowels supports these changes as he, WASPC, and other law enforcement entities and elected officials w...

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Posted on: January 18, 2023

Detectives Ask for Your Help Identifying the Male in these Photos

Detectives Ask for Your Help Identifying the Male in these Photos 

 

Spokane Valley Investigative Unit (SVIU) Detectives are attempting to identify the male in these photos and would like help from you.   

 

The ma...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: August 11, 2022

Driver Arrested for Vehicular Assault Following Two-Vehicle Crash, Second Driver Transported

 

Driver Arrested for Vehicular Assault Following Two-Vehicle Crash, Second Driver Transported to the Hospital with Serious Injuries 

 

Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a two-vehicle injury crash at the inte...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: August 10, 2022

Suspect Arrested for Assault 2nd Degree and Felony Harassment

 

 

Suspect Arrested for Assault 2nd Degree and Felony Harassment 

 

Spokane Valley Deputies responded to a disturbance/possible person with a weapon call.  Multiple Deputies arrived and quickly gained control of t...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: August 9, 2022

Deputies Catch Burglary Suspect Exiting Church

 

 Deputies Catch Burglary Suspect Exiting Church

Skunk Intervenes during Arrest before Fleeing the Area 

 

Spokane County Deputies responded to a reported burglary in progress at a church in Deer Park.  As Deputie...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: August 9, 2022

Armed Robbery Suspect Quickly Located and Arrested

 

 

Armed Robbery Suspect Quickly Located and Arrested 

 

Spokane Valley Deputies responded to a reported armed robbery at 7-11 on N. Park Road.   Deputies located the suspect in the park just north of the store an...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: August 9, 2022

Wanted Theft Suspect Attempts to Outrun Deputies in Patrol Cars

 

 

Wanted Theft Suspect Attempts to Outrun Deputies in Patrol Cars 

 

A Spokane Valley Deputy contacted a suspect inside Walmart, wearing a pair of shoes he hadn’t purchased.  When the Deputy made contact to retri...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Driver and Multi-time Convicted Felon Arrested, Pistol/Suspected Fentanyl Seized

 

 

Driver and Multi-time Convicted Felon Arrested, Pistol/Suspected Fentanyl Seized Vehicle Believed to have Eluded Deputies Multiple Times in the Recent Past

 

Spokane Valley Deputies used spike strips to stop a vehicle that is be...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Spokane Valley Robbery Suspect Arrested

 

 

Spokane Valley Robbery Suspect Arrested

 

Spokane Valley Deputies and SVIU Detectives investigated a Robbery at Nom Nom on Sprague.  Deputies arrested the driver of the vehicle for Robbery within an hour.  Days...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Update: Officer/Deputy-Involved Shooting

 

Update: Officer/Deputy-Involved Shooting 

 

The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office is releasing the name of the Detective involved in the August 3, 2022, incident at the Intersection of E. 3rd Avenue and ...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Major Crime Detectives are Investigating the Death of a Woman Found Inside a Burning Residence

 

 

Major Crime Detectives are Investigating the Death of a Woman Found Inside a Burning Residence 

 

Spokane Valley Major Crimes Detectives are conducting a suspicious death investigation at a residence in Spokane Valley. ...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes New Lateral Deputy

 

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes New Lateral Deputy 

 

On August 1, 2022, Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich swore in our newest Lateral Deputy, Blair Darr.  Please help us welcome Deputy Darr to th...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: August 3, 2022

The SIIR Team is investigating two separate, but related, law enforcement involved shootings

The Spokane Independent Investigative Response (SIIR) Team is investigating two separate, but related, law enforcement involved shootings that occurred early this morning.

This morning, August 3, 2022, just before 1:00am, Spokane County Sheriff’...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: July 29, 2022

UPDATE: Search and Rescue Volunteers Locate Person believed to be Missing Vulnerable Adult

 

 

UPDATE:  Search and Rescue Volunteers Locate Person believed to be Missing Vulnerable Adult

Spokane County Search and Rescue Volunteers located a person believed to be Shaan P. Aujla, deceased, this evening just after ...

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