May 9, 2013 | Vol. 117 -- No. 3

Sometimes you'd like something a little less serious in crime reporting

Write to the Point

Some may disagree, but crime reporting in Cheney, Airway Heights and Medical Lake really is kind of “blah.”

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It’s got to be a sign of a jurisdiction’s size. First, to have police reports in the first place, even if on a weekly basis. Spokane has police activity up the ying-yang, but we seldom read about it unless someone gets shot, stabbed, blown up or busted with a lot of chemicals.

For smaller cities, it’s third-degree thefts, driving while license suspended, domestic violence (which is very serious and not funny, make no doubt), residential burglaries, found property and an occa...

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