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Juvenile males charged with resisting and obstructing law enforcement in early Sunday foot chase

| June 28, 2020 9:22 AM

Two juvenile males are in custody on charges of resisting and obstructing law enforcement, the Spirit Lake Police Deparment announced on Sunday.

Shortly after 5 a.m. on Sunday, law enforcement agencies from the Spirit Lake Police Department, Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office, Idaho State Police and Bonner County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a vehicle arson and potential shots fired in the area north of 10th Avenue and Harrison Street in Spirit Lake. As law enforcement arrived, the suspects fled from the scene.

Additional information revealed multiple violent felonies were alleged to have taken place in Bonner County stemming from an outdoor gathering just north of Spirit Lake.

After multiple foot pursuits, the males were located and arrested. Further charges are pending following additional investigation.

Witnesses to the events in Bonner County are encouraged to contact the Bonner County Sheriff’s Office at (208) 265-5525.