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In brief: Coeur d’Alene law enforcement search Tubbs Hill for kidnap suspect

Wed., Nov. 6, 2013, midnight

Coeur d’Alene police detectives and the multiagency SWAT team spent several hours scouring Tubbs Hill in a search for fugitive Douglas J. Standish.

Police learned the 49-year-old kidnapping suspect may have been hiding out on the hill near downtown. They may continue the search today.

Standish is suspected of kidnapping a Dalton Gardens woman at gunpoint Monday.

The woman reported the kidnapping about 3:30 p.m. Monday after she was released in Coeur d’Alene. She said she was taken from her home about 10:30 a.m. and identified Standish as the suspect.

A warrant for his arrest sets bail at $100,000 on a first-degree kidnapping charge.

Standish is 5-foot-10 and 225 pounds with brown hair and hazel eyes. He was last seen driving a blue Chrysler Town and Country van with a possible Idaho license plate of K303434.

Anyone with information about Standish’s location is asked to call police at (208) 769-2320 or email


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