Stories tagged: Coeur d'Alene Police Department
UPDATED: FRIDAY, SEPT. 5, 2014, 5:05 P.M.
Police: Officer’s actions in ‘Arfee’ shooting violated department policies
The Coeur d’Alene police Friday morning released additional information related to the shooting of a pet black Labrador by a city police officer.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 13, 2014
Shawn Vestal: Secrecy surrounding shooting of dog suspicious
When cops shoot human beings, they are named publicly within days. This is as it should be. We grant police officers extraordinary authority, not the least of which is the …
TUESDAY, JULY 22, 2014, 7:56 A.M.
CdA man sentenced on child porn charges
Wade T. Weingart, 39, has been sentenced to five years in federal prison after authorities found more than 60 files containing minors involved in sexually explicit acts on his computer, …
WEDNESDAY, JULY 16, 2014
Coeur d’Alene police chief apologizes to owner of dog shot by officer
Coeur d’Alene’s police chief called the controversial police shooting of a dog inside a parked van last week “a regrettable tragedy” and said the matter is being fully investigated. At …
MONDAY, JULY 7, 2014, 10:19 A.M.
Police find pipe bomb outside Coeur d’Alene middle school
A device described as a pipe bomb was found by authorities at a Coeur d’Alene middle school Monday morning, police said.
SUNDAY, JULY 6, 2014
Huckleberries: Coeur d’Alene lives up to reputation as Fourth of July destination
On the way home Wednesday, I listened to the discussion about summer and our national pastime on the ESPN700 radio show, featuring Dennis Patchin, Rick Lukens, Keith Osso and Vince …
UPDATED: MONDAY, JUNE 9, 2014, 5:58 P.M.
Victim identified in Friday’s police shooting
Thomas White, 28, of Coeur d’Alene, was fatally shot in a neighbor’s backyard after an alleged stand-off with Coeur d’Alene Police, according to the Idaho State Police, which is investigating …
SUNDAY, JUNE 8, 2014
CdA police fatally shoot man
Friday was graduation day for Coeur d’Alene High School, so when neighbors heard a string of rapid-fire popping sounds in their quiet neighborhood they assumed it was celebratory fireworks. Shortly …
FRIDAY, MAY 2, 2014
CdA considers police substation for East Sherman Avenue
The Coeur d’Alene Police Department wants to open a substation on East Sherman Avenue as part of a community policing effort in the downtown neighborhood known for its visible homeless …
SATURDAY, MARCH 1, 2014
Two severely injured in CdA apartment fire; six kids treated
A man and woman were transported to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after suffering burns and smoke inhalation in an early morning apartment fire in Coeur d’Alene that sent eight …
FRIDAY, JAN. 3, 2014, 4:56 P.M.
No charges will be filed in Coeur d’Alene police shooting
No charges will be filed against a Coeur d’Alene police officer who shot and killed a man armed with two knives in August. Officer Spencer Mortensen shot Eric B. Johnston, …
TUESDAY, DEC. 3, 2013, 11:18 A.M.
CdA Police: Vehicle vandalism suspect caught on video
A Coeur d’Alene man has been captured on video vandalizing cars that park in front of his downtown home, police said.
TUESDAY, OCT. 29, 2013, 7:57 A.M.
CdA police looking for robbery suspect
Coeur d’Alene Police are looking for a man they say robbed a Dutch Bros. Coffee location near Kootenai Medical Center last night. The suspect is described as possibly having a …
FRIDAY, AUG. 30, 2013
Officer in fatal Coeur d’Alene shooting ID’d
The Coeur d’Alene police officer who shot and killed a man Sunday morning is Spencer Mortensen, who has been on the force six years, Chief Wayne Longo said Thursday. Mortensen, …
TUESDAY, AUG. 27, 2013
CdA police shooting called ‘sickening’
Wendy Woods stood next to her blood-soaked carpet Monday morning and cried for the loss of her close friend, Eric Byron Johnston, who was shot and killed 24 hours earlier …
MONDAY, AUG. 26, 2013
Coeur d’Alene police shoot, kill man
A Coeur d’Alene police officer yelled “drop it!” three times before fatally shooting a man at an apartment near downtown Sunday morning, according to two women who heard the confrontation. …
TUESDAY, JULY 2, 2013, 1:08 P.M.
Coeur d’Alene man charged with rape, kidnapping
Michael D. Nixon, 31, is in police custody at Kootenai Medical Center on charges of rape and kidnapping after a standoff Monday.
SATURDAY, APRIL 13, 2013, 3:01 P.M.
Two-hour Idaho standoff ends in burglary arrest
Coeur d’Alene Police officers arrested a man following a two-hour standoff on Saturday morning after he broke into a neighboring home and fought with the homeowner, according to a Couer …
SATURDAY, APRIL 13, 2013, 1:45 P.M.
Police looking for attempted rapist in Coeur d’Alene
Coeur d’Alene authorities are looking for a man suspected of assaulting a teenager and trying to rape her Saturday morning, according to a Coeur d’Alene Police Department news release.
SUNDAY, MARCH 31, 2013, 7:47 P.M.
Coeur d’Alene police officers suffer smoke-inhalation at burning home
Coeur d’Alene Police officers forced entry to a burning home after neighbors told 911 a family could be trapped inside, according to a Coeur d’Alene Police Department news release.
SUNDAY, FEB. 10, 2013, 4:31 P.M.
2-year-old boy found alone in bar
A 2-year-old boy was found wandering alone in Sully’s Pub and Grill at 5785 N. Government Way in Coeur d’Alene this afternoon, launching a police search to find out his …
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 30, 2013, 10:01 P.M.
Gunman wearing SpongeBob mask robs CdA coffee stand
A gunman wearing a Sponge Bob Square Pants mask robbed a Coeur d’Alene coffee stand Wednesday night, escaping with an undisclosed amount of cash, police said.
FRIDAY, JAN. 18, 2013, 7:46 A.M.
Woman fends off attacker in Coeur d’Alene
Coeur d’Alene police are looking for a man who tried to rape a woman near North Idaho College last weekend.
MONDAY, OCT. 1, 2012
Police identify shooting suspect
The suspect in Saturday’s shooting in Coeur d’Alene has been identified as Christian Nicholas Buquet, also known as Christian Nicholas Mallon, 19, of Hayden. Buquet was shot and killed by …
SUNDAY, SEPT. 30, 2012
CdA police kill man after he opens fire downtown
Coeur d’Alene police shot and killed a man Saturday after police say he shot someone, then fired a gun at officers and civilians as he drove through Coeur d’Alene. “He …
UPDATED: SATURDAY, SEPT. 29, 2012, 10:09 P.M.
Man killed by CdA police shot at bystanders
Coeur d’Alene police shot and killed a man Saturday after police say he shot someone, then fired a gun at officers and civilians as he drove through Coeur d’Alene.
THURSDAY, AUG. 30, 2012
Coeur d’Alene police implementing use of body cameras
Coeur d’Alene patrol officers have an addition to their uniforms. Patrol personnel are now wearing recently purchased body cameras, the Coeur d’Alene Police Department announced Wednesday. Chief Wayne Longo requested …
MONDAY, JUNE 25, 2012, 8:37 P.M.
N. Idaho highway closed as police search for assailant
A stretch of U.S. Highway 95 is closed in North Idaho tonight as police look for an armed assailant.
UPDATED: SUNDAY, JAN. 1, 2012, 5:48 P.M.
Assault suspect out on bond kills self during police chase
A North Idaho man out of jail on bond for allegedly trying to light his wife on fire shot himself to death late Saturday during a police chase.
THURSDAY, DEC. 29, 2011
Police say arrests end alleged ring
Police on Wednesday arrested the last of eight people suspected in a monthslong residential burglary spree that traumatized victims stretching from Spokane to North Idaho. Beginning in August, authorities across …