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CdA Police Field Fake Bomb Reports

Officer Winston Brooks of the Coeur d'Alene Police Department kept traffic away from the Kootenai County Courthouse on Tuesday during a bomb scare that was proved to be false. See AM Scanner Traffic items about the false bomb scares here. (SR photo: Kathy Plonka)

Brooks Trades Sneakers For Badge

Winston Brooks used to patrol the courts of the WCC as a point guard with the Gonzaga Bulldogs. These days he’s wearing a different uniform, patrolling the streets of Coeur d’Alene as a police officer in a community that embraced him before he ever landed at Gonzaga. … Brooks spent two years as a point guard for the Gonzaga Bulldogs, playing on some of the most talented teams in school history. But before that he spent a year at Christianson Gym in Coeur d’Alene with the North Idaho College Cardinals/KXLY. More here.

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