Arrests Made In Ongoing Drug & Burglary Investigation - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

ADVERTISEMENT
Bookmark and Share

UPDATE: Arrests Made In Ongoing Drug & Burglary Investigation

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SPOKANE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE: On Thursday, May 10th, The Spokane County Sheriff's Office Burglary Task Force andInvestigative Task Force conducted a search warrant near the area of 400 West Kiernan Road. 

Following a lengthy investigation, investigators from the BTF and ITF developed probable causefor the warrant at the residence.  Investigators developed information that stolen property andcontrolled substances were being trafficked out of the residence.
 
The residence was initially secured with the assistance of the Spokane County Sheriff's OfficeSWAT Team. Once investigators began to process the scene, a variety of suspected stolenitems were located inside the residence. 

These items included a variety of electrical musicalinstruments, multiple laptop computers, overhead projectors and other electronic components. Investigators were able to confirm many of these items had been stolen in the past month.
 
Investigators also located a quantity of controlled substances as well as drug paraphernalia. Some of the stolen property was matched to specific crimes by serial numbers. However, manyof the items will need additional follow-up by investigators to determine where they werestolen from.
 
The residence was occupied by three adults when the warrant was served. Present was 29year old Nathan "Nate" Carter, 32-year-old Jeffrey Jennings and Jenning's mother. Carter wasarrested for Possession of Stolen Property 2nd Degree, Trafficking In Stolen Property 1stDegree and Possession of a Controlled Substance (heroin). 

Jennings was arrested forPossession of Stolen Property 2nd Degree, two counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance(heroin and methamphetamine) as well as an outstanding local warrant for DUI.  Both Carterand Jennings were booked into the Spokane County Jail on the listed charges. 

PREVIOUS COVERAGE

SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane County SWAT teams early Thursday morning raided a home in the 400 block of W. Kiernan in north Spokane they believed to be connected to a burglary and drug ring.

Right now the Spokane County Sheriff's Burglary Task Force and the Investigative Task Force are continuing their investigation inside the home.    

Deputy Craig Chamberlin told KHQ-TV's Blake Jensen at the scene that two arrests have been made, but investigators aren't sure if the two suspects are directly connected to the burglary and drug ring. He added that the two men arrested just happened to be in the home that was being investigated and both had active, unrelated warrants.    

Task force teams are on scene actively looking for property that has been reported stolen from numerous residents across Spokane County.   

Look for live updates throughout the morning on KHQ and updates throughout the day on KHQ.com, including NewsBreaks streaming live at 10 a.m., Noon and 2 p.m.

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Coverage criticism leads to new conversation about homelessness in Spokane

    Coverage criticism leads to new conversation about homelessness in Spokane

    Thursday, July 20 2017 10:16 PM EDT2017-07-21 02:16:44 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - This story originated as a post to KHQ, from a viewer, upset about this homeless camp below Kendall Yards. After the initial report on Facebook, I got a lot of comments -  many people were offended about how i described the camp. One person who was very vocal, was Ellie. I asked if she would meet with me - and she said yes. As upset as she is with our coverage - she welcomed the chance to make others understand that this is a conversation 

    >>

    SPOKANE, Wash. - This story originated as a post to KHQ, from a viewer, upset about this homeless camp below Kendall Yards. After the initial report on Facebook, I got a lot of comments -  many people were offended about how i described the camp. One person who was very vocal, was Ellie. I asked if she would meet with me - and she said yes. As upset as she is with our coverage - she welcomed the chance to make others understand that this is a conversation 

    >>
  • Washington's new DUI-E law takes effect Sunday

    Washington's new DUI-E law takes effect Sunday

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 10:02 PM EDT2017-07-19 02:02:25 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - "He was my youngest, he was my baby bear," Tina Myer said about her son that was killed by a distracted driver. It was a distracted driver that killed Tina Myer's son Cody, hitting the 23-year-old as he was working as a flagger at a construction site in December 2015. He suffered severe injuries, and died several months later. Now Myer is joining Governor Inslee, praising a new DUI-E law.

    >>

    SPOKANE, Wash. - "He was my youngest, he was my baby bear," Tina Myer said about her son that was killed by a distracted driver. It was a distracted driver that killed Tina Myer's son Cody, hitting the 23-year-old as he was working as a flagger at a construction site in December 2015. He suffered severe injuries, and died several months later. Now Myer is joining Governor Inslee, praising a new DUI-E law.

    >>
  • N. Idaho Violent Crimes Task Force asks for public's help finding wanted fugitive

    N. Idaho Violent Crimes Task Force asks for public's help finding wanted fugitive

    Friday, July 21 2017 12:44 AM EDT2017-07-21 04:44:54 GMT

    KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho - The North Idaho Violent Crimes Task Force (NIVCTF) is seeking information leading to the arrest of 27-year-old Mallory Ann Helling. Helling is being sought based on a Kootenai County felony warrant for possession of meth with the intent to deliver. Helling is 5’3 tall, 135 lbs with brown eyes and brown hair. She was last known to be living in Post Falls, ID. Anyone with information regarding Helling should call the NIVCTF at 208-665-4455. 

    >>

    KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho - The North Idaho Violent Crimes Task Force (NIVCTF) is seeking information leading to the arrest of 27-year-old Mallory Ann Helling. Helling is being sought based on a Kootenai County felony warrant for possession of meth with the intent to deliver. Helling is 5’3 tall, 135 lbs with brown eyes and brown hair. She was last known to be living in Post Falls, ID. Anyone with information regarding Helling should call the NIVCTF at 208-665-4455. 

    >>
HD DOPPLER 6i
/