String Of Weekend Arrests Near Gonzaga University - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

String Of Weekend Arrests Near Gonzaga University

Police are investigating a string of arrests that happened over the weekend bordering the campus of Gonzaga University in Spokane.

Between Friday and Sunday, four people were arrested – all off campus, and all non-students.

Each case began with police checking out suspicious people in the 900 block of E. Mission, 700 block of E. Sharp, near Cincinnati & Desmet, and Division & Boone. Three of them lead to arrests for outstanding warrants. The fourth involved marijuana but it's not clear if that was the basis for the arrest.

"I saw someone get stopped by CAMPO in the white car and then a police officer came and they had to sit down and wait," Freshman Abby Lawson said. "I didn't see any damage, but there were two people at first and one ran."

Lawson lives on campus in the building shared by campus security, and she told KHQ she feels very safe in the neighborhood around campus.

Brian Kenny, the Associate Director for Campus Safety & Security, added that there are usually one or two arrests made in the neighborhood on any given weekend, but to have four is very unusual.

Police are continuing to investigate. The names of those involved have not been released.

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