Stories tagged: Benewah County Sheriff's Office
Fri., Dec. 16, 2016, 3:28 p.m.
Idaho man tries to rob St. Maries doctor at gunpoint
A North Idaho man was arrested Thursday after reportedly holding a doctor at gunpoint and demanding narcotics.
Wed., Sept. 14, 2016, 2:50 p.m.
St. Maries, Idaho police chief resigns amid department turmoil as state opens investigation
The St. Maries Police Department is under investigation by the Idaho State Police and two top law enforcement officials have resigned since the investigation began.
Tue., Sept. 13, 2011, 11:46 a.m.
Inmate escapes again from Benewah County Jail
A burglar who escaped from the Benewah County Jail in July escaped again early today, authorities say.
Thu., July 21, 2011, midnight
Benewah County Jail escapee caught
A convicted burglar who escaped Friday from Benewah County Jail has been recaptured, thanks in part to Kootenai County’s cross-deputization agreement with the Coeur d’Alene Tribal Police. Tribal officers made …
Wed., July 20, 2011, 11:01 a.m.
Benewah County jail escapee arrested in Idaho
A convicted burglar who escaped from the Benewah County Jail on Friday was arrested early Wednesday in southern Kootenai County.
Wed., May 18, 2011, 3:14 p.m.
St. Maries homicide victim ID’d as suspect’s uncle
A St. Maries man found dead at his home early Tuesday has been identified as Robert Dean Marek, 43.
Tue., May 17, 2011, 3:06 p.m.
Woman in custody after St. Maries homicide victim found
A woman has been arrested in connection with a homicide in Benewah County.
Sun., April 25, 2010, midnight
Editorial: Tribe-county kerfuffle’s real victim is the public
A stubborn clash was reignited last week between the Coeur d’Alene Indian Tribe and Benewah County over tribal police authority. It may look like a routine he-said-she-said standoff, but the …
Wed., April 21, 2010, 5:31 p.m.
CdA Tribe: Benewah County reneged on policing deal
The Coeur d’Alene Tribe on Wednesday accused Benewah County of reneging on an agreement, backed by state lawmakers, to cross-deputize tribal police officers.
Fri., Feb. 26, 2010, midnight
Idaho lawyer: Cooperative law enforcemen bill is constitutional
An informal Idaho attorney general’s opinion, issued Thursday in response to a request from House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Clark, R-Hayden Lake, says there are no constitutional problems with HB …
Thu., Feb. 11, 2010, midnight
Benewah Co. sheriff’s office, tribe tangled in policing rift
The call came in Tuesday at 12:36 p.m. Some men had been yelling and screaming for about an hour across from the Tensed post office. Four Coeur d’Alene Tribe police …
Sun., Feb. 7, 2010, midnight
Benewah sheriff’s take on tribal cops wrong
In a reasonable world, a public-safety measure like one the Idaho Legislature should see in the coming days would not be necessary. But sometimes the world is decidedly unreasonable – …