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Posted on: February 2, 2023

SWAT Team Apprehends Wanted Suspect Barricaded with Firearm, Drugs and Warrants

Sara Beebe

Hayden, Idaho- On February 1, 2023 at approximately 10:55 AM, Kootenai County Sheriff’s Special Investigations Unit located Sara E. Beebe, a 41 year old female from Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho. Beebe had active warrants for possession of met...

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Posted on: January 3, 2023

Suspect Fires Several Rounds into Neighboring Apartments in Hayden

Josh Cottrell

Hayden, Idaho:  On January 2 at approximately 2:32 PM the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Mathews Apartments in Hayden for a weapons offense. An apartment resident called 911 and stated that Josh Cottrell, a 40 year ol...

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Posted on: December 28, 2022

Kootenai County Sheriff Warns Public of Recent Telephone Scam

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Kootenai County, Idaho:  The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office has been informed of recent scam calls within the community. Multiple victims have reported being called from a phone number matching the Kootenai County Sheriff’s ...

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Posted on: October 24, 2022

Stabbing South Cedar St in Post Falls

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Post Falls Idaho-  On October 23rd, 2022 shortly after 11 P.M. Post Falls Emergency Communications Center received a 911 call from a person in the 100 block of South Cedar in Post Falls.  The caller stated a person had broken into their ...

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Posted on: October 19, 2022

Starting November 4 CdA Driver’s License Office to be Closed Friday's Through January 27

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Kootenai County, Idaho:  The Driver’s License Office in Coeur d’Alene will be closing on Fridays starting on November 4th, 2022 through January 27th, 2023.  Additionally during this time, the availability of walk-in s...

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Posted on: September 26, 2022

Male Dies in Hayden Residential Fire

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Hayden, Idaho:  On September 24th, 2022 at approximately 10:14 pm, Central Dispatch received a report of a residential structure fire, located in the 2100 block of W. James Crowe Dr. in the City of Hayden, ID.

Kootenai County Sheriff Depu...

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Posted on: August 11, 2022

SWAT Arrests Suspect for Aggravated Assault and Kidnapping

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Hayden, Idaho:  On August 10th, 2022 at approximately 4:24 pm, the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a domestic violence incident inside a residence in the 8900 block of Neufeld Rd, in the City of Hayden, Idaho. ...

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Posted on: August 8, 2022

Deputy Needs Assistance

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A 35 year old Kootenai County Deputy Sheriff has recently suffered a stroke and needs assistance. Deputy Yvonne Cress and her husband welcomed the birth of their child 2 months ago. Deputy Yvonne Cress, a U.S. Navy Veteran, has been with the Sheriff&r...

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Posted on: July 25, 2022

Kootenai County Coroner Releases the Identity of the 14 Year Old Drowning Victim

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The Kootenai County Coroner has released the identity of the 14 year old drowning victim that happened on July 16th on the Spokane River at Corbin Park.  The victim has been identified as Jack Henry, a 14 year old from Spokane Washington.&nbs...

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Posted on: July 19, 2022

Drowning on the Spokane River at Corbin Park

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The following information is preliminary and subject to change as the incident is currently under investigation.  Events in this press release may change as the investigation progresses. 

Near Post Falls, Idaho: On July 16th, 202...

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Posted on: July 13, 2022

Kootenai County Detectives Trying to Identify Deceased Male

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Rathdrum, Idaho:   In April of 2022, the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office responded to the wooded area of Hwy 53 and Greensferry Road near the Paintball Field for an unattended death.  The Kootenai County Sheriff&r...

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Posted on: April 6, 2022

Inmate Attempts to Escape Kootenai County Jail

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Kootenai County, ID:  On Sunday, April 3rd, 2022, at approximately 1:52 AM, inmate Jesse Spitzer made an attempt to escape from the Kootenai County Jail. 

Spitzer was in a one person cell when he was able to defeat his locked cell door. S...

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Posted on: March 21, 2022

Kootenai County Deputies Investigate a Murder/Suicide

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Kootenai County, Idaho:  On March 20th 2022 at around 10:00 pm Kootenai County Deputies received a call of a welfare check.  It was initially reported that family members were not able to contact their parents and requested a ch...

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Posted on: March 18, 2022

Missing Female Located Deceased by Volunteer Search and Rescue Unit

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Kootenai County, ID:  On March 17, 2022 the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office Volunteer Search and Rescue Unit responded to the area of 4th of July Pass to assist in looking for Janelle M. Burchfield, who went missing on March 14, 2022. ...

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Posted on: March 16, 2022

Sheriff to Hold Town Hall Meeting

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Hauser Lake, Idaho:  On Monday, March 21st at 6:00 pm Kootenai County Sheriff Robert B. Norris will be hosting a town hall meeting.  The meeting will be held at the Hauser Lake Fire Department which is located at 10728 N. Hauser Lake Roa...

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