Deputy facing assault charge

Spokane police probe Terrace View Park attack

SPOKANE VALLEY – The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office deputy who roughed up a Colfax man on Aug. 14, 2023, may be charged in the case.

On Wednesday, Feb. 21, the Spokane Police Department determined there is probable cause to charge Sgt. Clay V. Hilton with second-degree assault.

“The case has been forwarded to the Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office for review,” Spokane County Sheriff John F. Nowels said in a press release following the conclusion of the independent police investigation.

Hilton is accused of beating Kevin Hinton, 62, of Colfax, near Terrace View Park in Spokane Valley, records...


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