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Police Beat: drugs, drinks, assault and e-cigs

Police Beat: drugs, drinks, assault and e-cigs

November 14, 2018

Second-degree assault, attempting to elude police vehicle 1300 block of Second Street Nov. 9 Officers came across an assault victim. Witnesses on the scen...

UPDATE: Cheney shooting was a police-assisted suicide

UPDATE: Cheney shooting was a police-assisted suicide

September 27, 2018

Court documents released last week show that Steve L. Anderson, 40, called 911 on himself on Sept. 3, before threatening officers with a knife. As previ...

Police Beat

Police Beat

June 1, 2018

Possession with the Intent to Deliver, May 18 Around 9 p.m. at Morrison Hall, EWU PD received a call of a noise complaint. They said the people we...

Police Beat: Looking back on 2018

By Josh Fletcher, News Editor

May 26, 2018

Filed under News, Police Beat

In this issue’s Police Beat, The Easterner looks back at some of the more humorous police encounters from this school year. Assault, November 4 During a hockey game a few weeks ago, a fan was not impressed with the choice of music being played during the game at the URC. A father watching his son play got angry at the music choice, put his hands around the PAs thr...

Police Beat

Police Beat

May 16, 2018

Theft, May 7 On Tuesday a female student returned a computer she rented to the library. Afterwards, she remembered she left her bracelet and ring in ...

Police departments part ways

Police departments part ways

March 12, 2016

Cheney Police Department and EWU Police Department have worked closely together for many years. However, EWU PD made some changes last November that resulted...

Potential break-in at Eagle Point

Potential break-in at Eagle Point

October 31, 2015

On the evening of Oct. 11, there was an apparent break-in at the Eagle Point Apartment complex located just off of Betz Road in Cheney. EWU students...

Cheney Police consider using body cameras

By Alex Miller, Staff Writer

October 6, 2014

Filed under News, Police Beat

Police departments around the country have started implementing the use of body cameras for police officers to wear while they are on duty, but students and residents of Cheney alike will not see Cheney police officers wearing them - at least not yet. Police Chief John D. Hensley of Cheney would like to see all of his officers wearing body cameras but funding is the biggest...

Civilians assist Cheney Police

Civilians assist Cheney Police

February 28, 2013

    The Cheney Police Department has a long history of volunteer involvement, from volunteer police officers to a volunteer chaplain corps. That...

Gayton avoids time

Gayton avoids time

February 27, 2013

Spokane Superior Court declines to file charges despite police recommendation By Jane Martin Former EWU football player Chandler Gayton, who was arre...

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