April 5, 2014 in Idaho, Region

Large party near Hayden Lake nets arrests and illegal drugs

From staff reports
 

The Idaho State Police, Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office and other law enforcement agencies busted a large party at a residence on East Lookout Drive overlooking Hayden Lake on Friday.

In addition to alcohol, investigators found methamphetamine, marijuana, mushrooms and cocaine at the home.

Police became aware of a “Mansion Bash” event being planned at the home that was expected to attract about 300 people, according to an ISP press release. When police arrived with a search warrant around 9:30 p.m. they found around 240 people there.

Nineteen people were arrested for crimes that included dispensing liquor without a license, delivery of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance. Fifteen people were cited for being a minor in possession of alcohol and released.

The Coeur d’Alene Police Department, the U.S. Forest Service and the North Idaho Violent Crimes Task Force also participated in the bust.

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