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Police Department News Releases for August 2021

Aug. 26

Serial Child Predator Pleads Guilty To Several Felony Charges

1:01 p.m. - Serial child predator sentenced to 8 years to life in prison after pleading guilty to several felony charges in Spokane County Superior Court

Aug. 25

Early Morning Standoff Concludes With Arrest

12:23 p.m. - Early morning standoff concludes with arrest for multiple felonies

Aug. 23

Online Crime Check Reporting

5:34 p.m. - SPD adopts online 911 reporting for non-emergency incidents

Missing Vulnerable Adult

10:22 a.m. - Update: Vicky has been located and is safe.

SPD Arrests Five In Connection With an Attempted Robbery

10:13 a.m. - Spokane Police Department arrest 5 in connection with an attempted robbery that occurred in the downtown area early this afternoon.

Aug. 19

Chronic Downtown Offender Arrested For Stalking

4:26 p.m. - Chronic downtown offender arrested after stalking a woman for months

Aug. 17

SPD Makes Arrest after Citizen Finds Nude Stranger inside Residence

3:19 p.m. - Spokane Police Department makes arrest after citizen finds nude stranger inside residence

Aug. 16

SPD Arrests 15 Time Convicted Felon

10:03 a.m. - SPD arrests convicted felon on multiple felony charges stemming from domestic violence incidents

Aug. 12

Missing Child

2:18 p.m. - UPDATE: Daniel has returned home and is safe

Aug. 6

SPD Seeking Assistance in Missing Person Case

4:12 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department seeks assistance in locating a missing person with medical needs.

Pool Evacuated With Standoff in Liberty Park

4:04 p.m. - Suspect arrested after running in traffic, trying to light fires, tearing up sprinklers and swinging rebar in a park where children were present.

Aug. 5

Missing Vulnerable Adult

1:47 p.m. - Mary has been located. Thank you for your assistance!

Aug. 4

SPD Responds To Arrest of Former Officer

2:08 p.m. - SPD response to former officer Nathan Nash's arrest.

Aug. 2

Level 3 Sex Offender Sought After Fleeing Community Housing Unit

8:35 a.m. - Brian Scott Jones has been located and is in-custody.

Shooting in 1300 block of N Hamilton leaves one deceased

6:10 a.m. - An adult male was pronounced deceased at the scene. One suspect has been arrested for murder

Aug. 1

One deceased in downtown shooting

1:28 a.m. - An adult male succumbed to injuries after being shot in the 400 block of W Sprague Ave

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