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THURSDAY, FEB. 2, 2012

ISP gun found in Del Taco drive thru

(AP) — The Idaho State Police is investigating after an off-duty officer's loaded service weapon was found in the parking lot of a North Idaho taco restaurant. Officials say the officer took off his holster to change his license plates, placed the .45-caliber gun on...

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FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2011

FBI: Racist felon had ammo, 5 firearms

A Whitman County man arrested on federal gun charges last month had several guns and a large collection of ammunition when investigators searched his properties, a new indictment alleges. Jeremiah Daniel “J.D.” Hop, 29, faces two counts of felon in possession of a firearm and...

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THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 2011

Brother: FBI set up taco truck protester

The man who boasted online about taking part in racist protests of taco-trucks in Coeur d’Alene and now faces an illegal weapons charge was the victim of government entrapment, his brother says. Jeremiah Daniel “J.D.” Hop, 29, was set up earlier this month by an...

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MONDAY, FEB. 28, 2011

Matt Anderson stopped for lunch at El Chiludo taco truck in Coeur d’Alene on Wednesday. An Aryan Nations group picketed the stand recently. (Kathy Plonka)

Reward for tips on taco stand vandalism

Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for tips that lead to the arrest of those responsible for vandalizing a Coeur d'Alene taco stand. The owner of Tacos Los Panchos in Coeur d'Alene discovered the trailer's power line, propane line and heater line severed when he...

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FRIDAY, APRIL 9, 2010

FRIDAY, APRIL 2, 2010

Public safety news from the Inland Northwest and beyond.