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Stories tagged: coeur d'alene police

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 6:29 p.m.

Family feared that man killed at Coeur d’Alene bank branch would ‘escalate’

Long before he brought a gun to the same Global Credit Union in Coeur d’Alene where he had worked just two months prior, Joshua R. Martz had been stalking his …

UPDATED: Mon., March 12, 2018, 9:02 p.m.

FBI looking for suspected robber that prompted school lockdown in Coeur d’Alene

The Coeur d’Alene Charter Academy went into a brief lockdown Monday at the request of the Coeur d’Alene Police Department as officers investigated a reported bank robbery at 9:45 a.m.

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 27, 2018, 10:40 p.m.

Coeur d’Alene police officer shot Tuesday night; suspect killed

A Coeur d’Alene police officer was shot Tuesday night during a traffic stop by a man with a felony arrest warrant. Officers returned gunfire and killed the suspect.

UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 6, 2017, 9:50 p.m.

Family feels justice served after Renfro sentenced to death

The family of slain Coeur d’Alene Police Sgt. Greg Moore say death sentence sought as a deterrent to prevent another would-be shooter from firing on police.

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 23, 2017, 10:53 p.m.

Attorneys in death penalty case say Renfro suffers ‘neuro deficit’ that played part in killing Coeur d’Alene police officer

Defense attorneys are calling on experts to convince a jury that the man convicted of killing a Coeur d’Alene police officer should not receive the death penalty.

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 17, 2017, 9:34 p.m.

Jury now decides how convicted cop killer Renfro spends rest of his life

The options are now down to two for convicted cop killer Jonathan D. Renfro and neither will allow him to leave prison alive.

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 10:23 p.m.

Attorneys rest cases in guilt phase of murder trial against accused cop killer Jonathan Renfro

The last piece of evidence the jury viewed Wednesday was a frame-by-frame slide presentation showing the last things Coeur d’Alene Police Sgt. Greg Moore saw before a bullet struck him …

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 7:43 p.m.

Coeur d’Alene officer grabbed for Jonathan Renfro just as fatal shot was fired, according to murder trial testimony

Coeur d’Alene Police Sgt. Greg Moore reached out, and according to expert defense witnesses, grabbed either the wrist or lower arm of Jonathan D. Renfro just as the 29-year-old felon …

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 2, 2017, 9:06 p.m.

Renfro friends testify about helping him avoid arrest after shooting of Sgt. Greg Moore

In the frantic moments after Coeur d’Alene Sgt. Greg Moore was shot in 2015, several friends of Jonathan D. Renfro testified Monday about how they sent him text messages to …

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 29, 2017, 10:29 p.m.

Prosecutors: Shot that killed Coeur d’Alene officer was fired through a jacket pocket

In a short day of testimony Friday, Kootenai County prosecutors showed the jury how they believe Jonathan D. Renfro fired the shot that killed Coeur d’Alene police Sgt. Greg Moore …

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 9:39 p.m.

Jurors get gruesome glimpse of crime scene at trial of accused cop killer Jonathan Renfro

Several jurors leaned forward with stern looks and put their hands over their mouths Thursday as prosecutors trucked out gruesome photographs showing what a bullet fired only inches away can …

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 10:58 p.m.

Detectives in Renfro murder trial describe finding gun stolen from slain officer

Just under three hours after someone shot Coeur d’Alene Police Sgt. Greg Moore in the face and stole his gun in 2015, investigators found his stolen patrol car near Stateline, …

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 9:49 p.m.

Jury selected in Coeur d’Alene to hear potential death penalty case of Jonathan Renfro

A jury has been selected to hear the potential death penalty case against Jonathan D. Renfro for the 2015 shooting death of a Coeur d’Alene police officer.

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 10:39 a.m.

Accused cop killer Jonathan Renfro pleads to lesser charges before murder trial begins

Just days before his death-penalty case was set to begin, Jonathan D. Renfro pleaded guilty to a couple lesser charges stemming from the night that a Coeur d’Alene Police officer …

Man wanted for questioning about unconscious woman has been identified

Coeur d’Alene Police have used tips from citizens to identify a man sought for questioning about an unconscious woman found outside bar early Sunday morning.

Coeur d’Alene police arrest 5 in ‘purge’ scare at McEuen Park

Coeur d’Alene police arrested two 19-year-old men and three juveniles over the weekend on various charges relating to an attempt to scare people with weapons in a “purge,” evoking the …

Judge denies motion to preclude death penalty for accused killer of Coeur d’Alene police officer

A Kootenai County judge on Wednesday denied several defense motions, including another attempt to take the death penalty off the table, in the case against a North Idaho man accused …

FBI seeks suspected bank robber

Police and the FBI are searching for a man they believe attempted to rob the Bank of America branch at 501 W. Appleway Ave. in Coeur d’Alene Wednesday morning.

Police investigate report of sex assault at North Idaho College

Coeur d’Alene police are investigating a report of a sexual assault on the North Idaho College campus.

Sunday concert to benefit K27 memorial in Coeur d’Alene park

A benefit concert Sunday in Coeur d’Alene will raise money for the K27 Fallen Officer Memorial planned for McEuen Park.

White House briefing leaves Coeur d’Alene police chief assured of efforts

Coeur d’Alene Police Chief Lee White went to the White House on Wednesday for a briefing on community-oriented policing, and left confident his department already is doing a lot of …

Man arrested for shooting houses in Coeur d’Alene

A Coeur d’Alene man was arrested early Tuesday morning for allegedly shooting into a subdivision on the city’s northwest end, striking two occupied houses and nearly hitting one resident. Travis …

Trial in killing of Coeur d’Alene officer set for 2017

The murder trial of the man accused of killing a Coeur d’Alene police officer last year has been pushed back to Feb. 6, 2017. The trial, which could last a …

Coeur d’Alene cyclist died in crash near Spokane River, police say

A man found dead near the Spokane River in Coeur d’Alene apparently died from a bicycle crash, police said Thursday. Ronald Scott Winkler, 74, of Coeur d’Alene, was found dead …

Trial in slaying of Coeur d’Alene officer may be reset for 2017

A murder trial set to begin in September for the man accused of killing a Coeur d’Alene police officer one year ago likely will be rescheduled for February 2017.

Gun, car recovered in Coeur d’Alene pastor shooting

The gun and car that investigators suspect were used in the March 6 shooting of a Coeur d’Alene church pastor are in police custody. Two detectives from the Coeur d’Alene …

Coeur d’Alene police chief on pastor shooting: ‘This could have been much worse’

Police continued to search Monday for the former Marine they believe shot a Coeur d’Alene pastor six times outside his church Sunday afternoon. Pastor Tim Remington of Altar Church is …

Police identify suspect in shooting of Coeur d’Alene pastor

A well-known Coeur d’Alene pastor was shot as he was leaving the Altar Church Sunday after services.

Woman died of hypothermia near Coeur d’Alene Resort

The 72-year-old woman who died near the Coeur d’Alene Resort Wednesday has been identified as Lois May Falcon of St. Regis, Montana.

Montana woman dies after car goes in lake near Coeur d’Alene Resort

A Montana woman died Wednesday morning after her car was found partially submerged at a boat launch near the Coeur d’Alene Resort. The 72 year-old woman from Great Falls was …