Spokane Police K9 Apprehends Felon In South Spokane
SPD NEWS RELEASE: On Sunday at 11:13 p.m. Spokane Police responded to a domestic dispute at 1617 W 12th Ave. When officers arrived the wife told police her husband had a felony warrant for escape and he ran northbound between some houses as police arrived. Officers on scene confirmed the warrant on the suspect and quickly set up containment in the residential neighborhood and requested a K9 unit.
Spokane Police K9 Handler P. Gorman arrived with his K9 partner Maximus. Maximus tracked the suspect for approximately 2 blocks and located the suspect hiding in the backyard of a house in the 1600 block of W 11th Ave. The suspect began to run and quickly surrendered when hearing K9 Maximus. The suspect was taken into custody without any injury to him or officers.
The suspect was identified as 30 year old Leo Kenneth Landon. He was booked into Spokane County Jail for his felony escape warrant.
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