Stories tagged: forfeiture
Fri., Feb. 10, 2017
Shawn Vestal: When cops seize property, due process is lacking
When the president met with law enforcement officials this week, what made news was his flip comment that he might “destroy” a state senator’s career. What got less attention was …
Sun., Jan. 8, 2017, 7:59 p.m.
Lewiston police seize more cash, property in drug cases
Police in the north-central Idaho city of Lewiston seized more cash, cars and property last year under Idaho’s drug forfeiture laws.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 6, 2015, 10:32 p.m.
Spokane police evidence garage full a year after forfeiture unit created
Spokane Police Department’s evidence storage garage is bursting at the seams, in part because more vehicles are being seized under the year-old civil enforcement unit and in part because vehicles …
Wed., April 13, 2011, 10:08 a.m.
CdA drug trafficker’s seized assets help police
Former Coeur d’Alene gold and coin dealer Robert Leon Mertens is serving a 37-year term in federal prison for drug trafficking, firearms violations and money laundering - he’s been behind …