SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - On Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at 1:00 p.m., Spokane Valley Sheriff's Deputies responded to a fight call at the intersection of 4th and Pines. Deputies received information that one of the male combatants, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, had pulled a handgun on another male after he was punched in the face. The other male in the altercation was not located.
Deputy C. Hilton arrived on scene and saw the armed male walking north on Pines. Deputy Hilton contacted the male, later identified as 33-year-old Kevin Chastain, at Sprague and Pines. Deputy Hilton ordered Chastain to the ground since he was reported to be armed. Chastain refused to cooperate and ran northwest across Sprague Avenue.
Deputy Hilton advised he was in foot pursuit of Chastain and saw he dropped a backpack he was carrying. Deputy Hilton chased Chastain across Sprague to the northwest corner of Sprague and Pines. Chastain ran behind a truck and threw a handgun onto the ground and continued running. The gun was retrieved by a detective and later determined it had been stolen.
Deputy Hilton continued chasing Chastain and saw him throw a plastic baggie on the ground. Deputy Hilton later collected the baggie that contained a white substance that tested presumptive positive for methamphetamine.
Once Deputy Hilton caught up to Chastain he deployed his taser one time and took Chastain into custody. Chastain admitted that the methamphetamine belonged to him and that he had a drug problem.
Chastain has nine prior felony convictions that include Possession of a Stolen Vehicle, Possession of Stolen Property 1st Degree, Trafficking in Stolen Property, Taking a Motor Vehicle Without Permission, Possession of a Stolen Motor Vehicle, Residential Burglary and Forgery.
Chastain was booked into the Spokane County Jail for the charges of Possession of a Stolen Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Firearm, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Obstructing and Possessing Burglary Tools.
Saturday, December 7 2013 4:06 PM EST2013-12-07 21:06:30 GMT
SPOKANE, Wash. - Delta Airlines flight 128 from Seattle to Atlanta has been diverted to Spokane International Airport after a 16-year-old boy died on board.More >>
SPOKANE, Wash. - Delta Airlines flight 128 from Seattle to Atlanta has been diverted to Spokane International Airport after a 16-year-old boy died on board. Airport spokesman Todd Woodard says the teen suffered some kind of medical emergency on Flight 128 Saturday morning and passed away, reportedly of natural causes.More >>
Saturday, December 7 2013 3:12 PM EST2013-12-07 20:12:08 GMT
Saturday: Crystal clear & fiercely cold…Those stabbing 20-25mph winds begin to decrease by the afternoon into a thorny 10mph breeze as wind chill warnings expire...Low/High 1°/12°More >>
Saturday: Crystal Clear & fiercely cold…Those stabbing 20-25mph winds begin to decrease by the afternoon into a thorny 10mph breeze as wind chill warnings expire...Low/High 1°/12° Sunday: A fairly compact system cruises through the area…Expect a dusting to ½" light valley snow & mountain snowfall up to 2". Interstate 90/pass impacts will be minimal… Low/High 2°/14°More >>
Saturday, December 7 2013 2:56 PM EST2013-12-07 19:56:07 GMT
KHQ.COM - Fire crews are on the scene of an apartment fire on the 2900 block of South Waterford Drive. Approximately 300 people have been evacuated.More >>
SPOKANE, Wash. - Fire officials were called to the scene of a fire at Touchmark on South Hill, a senior living apartment complex on the 2900 block of South Waterford just after 7:30 Saturday morning. More >>
Friday, December 6 2013 2:18 PM EST2013-12-06 19:18:21 GMT
KHQ.COM - We all know that passwords protect our personal accounts and information. More >>
KHQ.COM - We all know that passwords protect our personal accounts and information. However it's important to make sure that your password is unique and difficult to prevent people and software programs from figuring it out.More >>
Friday, December 6 2013 2:17 PM EST2013-12-06 19:17:01 GMT
SPOKANE, Wash. - Many airlines have commemorative art they display on their airplanes to pay tribute to various things. More >>
SPOKANE, Wash. - Many airlines have commemorative art they display on their airplanes to pay tribute to various things. Over the past 20 years, KHQ's Reed Schmitt has had a hobby of photographing planes as the fly in and out of Spokane International Airport. Reed sorted through over 30,000 photos to gather all of the planes he photographed that displayed commemorative art.More >>