Authorities Looking For Reckless Driver - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Authorities Looking For Reckless Driver

OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE: The Kootenai County Sheriff's Department is investigating a reckless driver that fled on foot in the area of Ramsey Road and State Highway 53.

Initial information indicates that a Sheriff's Deputy was monitoring speeds near the area of Ramsey Road and Garwood Road in the 40 mile per hour speed zone when a southbound vehicle, a blue 2005 Chevrolet Cavalier, traveling at 90 miles per hour passed the deputy.  The suspect vehicle continued southbound on Ramsey Road until it ended up in the ditch on the northwest corner of the intersection of Ramsey Road and State Highway 53.  According to witnesses, the driver, and only occupant fled the scene on foot in a northwesterly direction.

Deputies were unable to locate the driver who was described as a white male, 18-20 years of age, 5-08 to 6-00 tall and approximately 150 pounds with short dark hair.  He was last seen wearing a white t-shirt and dark shorts.

The vehicle was impounded by the Sheriff's Department.  It had fictitious license plates on it but the vehicle has not been reported stolen.  The investigation is continuing.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Sheriff's Department at 446-1300 for Deputy Leyk.

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Hillyard neighbors say trailer is turning their neighborhood into a 'war zone'

    Hillyard neighbors say trailer is turning their neighborhood into a 'war zone'

    Monday, October 23 2017 8:30 PM EDT2017-10-24 00:30:18 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Neighbors and business owners in Hillyard tell KHQ they don't know how much more they can take. They said a motorhome is attracting all kinds of trouble. Piles of trash surround it, and neighbors said it is a magnet for crime. They said even human waste is going into the roadway. "It's a war zone," said one neighbor. "It's nothing but trouble," said another.

    >>

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Neighbors and business owners in Hillyard tell KHQ they don't know how much more they can take. They said a motorhome is attracting all kinds of trouble. Piles of trash surround it, and neighbors said it is a magnet for crime. They said even human waste is going into the roadway. "It's a war zone," said one neighbor. "It's nothing but trouble," said another.

    >>
  • Michigan teens charged with murder in highway rock incident

    Michigan teens charged with murder in highway rock incident

    Monday, October 23 2017 6:34 PM EDT2017-10-23 22:34:37 GMT

    FLINT, Mich. (AP) - Five teenagers have been charged with second-degree murder in the death of a Michigan man who was killed by a rock that smashed through the windshield of a vehicle in which he was riding. Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton says the teens are 15 to 17 years old and are being charged as adults.

    >>

    FLINT, Mich. (AP) - Five teenagers have been charged with second-degree murder in the death of a Michigan man who was killed by a rock that smashed through the windshield of a vehicle in which he was riding. Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton says the teens are 15 to 17 years old and are being charged as adults.

    >>
  • Police investigating after dead person found near Bowl and Pitcher

    Police investigating after dead person found near Bowl and Pitcher

    Monday, October 23 2017 8:05 PM EDT2017-10-24 00:05:06 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - On October 23rd, shortly after 2:00 p.m., the Spokane Police Department was notified of a body found on the east side of the river by the walking bridge at the Bowl and Pitcher in Riverside State Park.  It was determined the person was deceased.

    >>

    SPOKANE, Wash. - On October 23rd, shortly after 2:00 p.m., the Spokane Police Department was notified of a body found on the east side of the river by the walking bridge at the Bowl and Pitcher in Riverside State Park.  It was determined the person was deceased.

    >>
HD DOPPLER 6i
/