Stories tagged: Kootenai County Sheriff’s Department
Fri., March 18, 2016, 3:33 p.m.
Four charged in suspected mail theft
Four people were arrested for suspected mail theft after an early morning traffic stop last week in Hayden.
Fri., March 13, 2015
Kootenai officials raise salaries for deputies
Kootenai County Sheriff’s Deputy Ron Broesch has seen most of the guys hired along with him leave for better pay at other law enforcement agencies in the region. And Broesch …
Thu., Oct. 24, 2013
Family sues dealership over rental car mix-up
A North Idaho family detained by police at gunpoint after their loaner car from a Spokane BMW dealership was mistakenly reported stolen is suing Lithia Motors and Camp Automotive. Casey …
Tue., Jan. 15, 2013
Sheriff shares spotlight as he pins on new badge
Ben Wolfinger took the oath as Kootenai County’s new top cop Monday, but he shared the spotlight with Boston Wolfinger, his 5-week-old grandson whose tiny outfit declared, “New sheriff in …
Thu., Aug. 16, 2012, 10:52 a.m.
Benewah jail escapees arrested near Worley
After escaping just after midnight, two Benewah County jail inmates were arrested following a multi-departmental search near Worley, Idaho.
Thu., May 3, 2012
Six vie for the job of sheriff
There’s a new sheriff coming to town. Voters in Kootenai County are electing the first new top law enforcer in 13 years because Sheriff Rocky Watson is retiring. Three Republicans …
Thu., May 3, 2012
Kootenai County sheriff candidates
John Green AGE: Not given
Sat., April 28, 2012, 3:53 p.m.
Lake Coeur d’Alene reaches flood stage
The Coeur d’Alene River and Lake Coeur d’Alene are at flood stage, resulting in a no wake zone. The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Department is asking the boating public to be …
Tue., March 13, 2012
Idaho man shot, killed after hitting trooper with car
A North Idaho man with an extensive criminal history was shot and killed by a Post Falls police officer early Monday after striking a state trooper with his car, police …
UPDATED: Sun., 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.
Sat., Nov. 19, 2011, 5:08 p.m.
Authorities locate overdue hunter uninjured
An overdue Kootenai County hunter was located uninjured today.
Mon., Nov. 7, 2011
Man surrenders in police standoff
Kootenai County sheriff’s deputies and Coeur d’Alene police spent more than eight hours Sunday resolving a standoff with a man who was threatening to kill himself in his mother’s home. …
Tue., Oct. 25, 2011
Jim Smith returned to his Post Falls home late one night last week to find his side door ajar. In the bedroom, he found jewelry scattered on the floor and …
Sun., Oct. 23, 2011
Deputy’s canine companion played vital role in the case
On Dec. 19, with the sun setting fast, a Dutch shepherd named Bari went to work in a trailer park in Bayview, Idaho. It was about two and a half …
Sat., Aug. 20, 2011, 9:30 p.m.
Human remains found near Coeur d’Alene River
Kootenai County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating human remains found on a vacant piece of land near the Coeur d’Alene River.
Fri., July 15, 2011
Man taken into custody later dies
A 30-year-old man who lost consciousness while in Coeur d’Alene police custody died early Thursday at Kootenai Medical Center. Nicholas Andrew Clason was pronounced dead at the hospital, where he …
Sat., July 9, 2011
Police say threats led to blows, charges
A self-proclaimed skinhead was knocked unconscious by a black man after threatening to stab him last weekend in Bayview, Idaho, officials said Friday. Daren Christopher Abbey, 28, was booked into …
Thu., June 2, 2011, 4:09 p.m.
Authorities identify body found on Hayden Lake trail
The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Department today identified the body found on the English Point Trail last night.
Thu., June 2, 2011, 8:42 a.m.
Body found along Hayden Lake trail
A man was found dead on Wednesday on a popular trail system north of Hayden Lake, the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Department reported.
Thu., May 12, 2011
Sheriff’s office investigates softball team incident on bus
The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Department is investigating an alleged incident in which students on the Kellogg High School softball team may have stripped the clothing off a teammate earlier this …
Sat., March 19, 2011
Woman dies when SUV ends up in Hayden Lake
Kootenai County sheriff’s officials Friday said alcohol appears to have been a contributing factor in the apparent drowning death of a woman who passed by barriers and drove into Hayden …
Sun., Jan. 30, 2011
Fake bomb found near Kootenai County sheriff’s office
A bomb scare closed part of Government Way in Coeur d’Alene for several hours Saturday, before the Spokane bomb squad was able to determine the device was a fake. The …
Fri., Jan. 14, 2011, 3:46 p.m.
Post Falls man sentenced to 10 years for breaking boy’s leg
A Post Falls man was sentenced today to ten years in prison for felony injury to a child for breaking the leg of his fiancée’s child, according to the Kootenai …
Tue., Dec. 21, 2010
Woman dies after hammer attack
A North Idaho woman died Monday afternoon after she and three others were bludgeoned with a hammer in what authorities describe as an ongoing neighbor dispute that took a violent …
Mon., Dec. 20, 2010, 6:40 p.m.
1 dead, 3 injured in Bayview hammer attack
A North Idaho woman died Monday after she and three others were bludgeoned with a hammer in what authorities describe as an ongoing neighbor dispute that took a violent twist.
Thu., Dec. 16, 2010
Man shoots self during traffic stop
A Hayden man died Wednesday after shooting himself in the face during a traffic stop in Dalton Gardens, according to the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Department. Robert J. Kilborn, 48, was …
Tue., Dec. 7, 2010
Stepfather accused of cruelty to girl
An 18-year-old Hayden man is facing child cruelty charges after deputies say he placed a 25-pound bag on his stepdaughter to stop her from moving. Zacharee J. Wright said the …
Mon., Dec. 6, 2010, 1:01 p.m.
Hayden man jailed on child cruelty charge
An 18-year old Hayden, Idaho, man was arrested for child cruelty Sunday after police say he placed a 25-pound bag on his stepdaughter to stop her from moving.
Sun., Oct. 24, 2010
Sheriff’s office warns of phony sweepstakes calls
The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Department is warning people of a telephone scam targeting area residents.
Fri., Oct. 22, 2010
Air One had equipment failure
Air One, the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office helicopter, made what was called a “precautionary landing” earlier this month when its hydraulic system failed. Undersheriff Jeff Tower likened the situation to …