Sunday, January 24, 2021

Sheriff's Blotter

| January 13, 2021 1:00 AM

Notable calls for the day!


Day Shift handled the following notable calls:

• A Deputy responded to N Teddy Loop regarding a Residential Burglary. Friday the R/P learned that a unknown person entering the guest house, stealing items and damaging items. Deputies completed an investigation and report 21-01415.

• A Deputy located a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot of Riverbend Inn. The vehicle returned stolen out of Spokane. Looking inside the vehicle it appeared there might be stolen property inside the vehicle. SIU Detectives were contacted and responded to assist with the investigation. 21-01440

• A Deputy responded to Drechsel Rd X Setters Rd for a hit and run crash. Upon their arrival he located a single vehicle in a field with extensive front end damage, and no one around. The Deputy completed his investigation putting the speeds about 51 before leaving the road in a posted 35 zone and empty alcohol containers in the vehicle. Once our computer system was back up he learned the vehicle was stolen out of Moses Lake WA. He then completed a recover stolen report and crash report. 21-01402

Evening Shift handled the following notable calls:

• A Deputy located a stolen vehicle that was previously aired Stateline Walmart. A male was found in the driver's seat. After confirming the vehicle was stolen with Kellogg PD, the male was arrested for possession of a stolen vehicle. During a search of the vehicle, the Deputy located a methamphetamine pipe in male’s jacket. He was cited and released for possession of paraphernalia. 21-01460

• Deputies responded to E Nunn Road for a trespassing. A female was on the front porch acting strange and aggressive. The deputies had responded to her address across the street an hour earlier regarding her odd behavior and aggressive nature, however, at that time she did not meet the criteria for PC hold. When the female was questioned why she was on the neighbor's front porch, she refused to answer and only stared. At one point she claimed the RP was the "anti-Christ". Based on this information the female was taken on a PC hold and transported to Kootenai Health. 21-01475

• A Deputy responded to Walmart for a child abuse. It was reported that a woman was punching a small child in the store. On scene he located the suspect who claimed she was only disciplining her child with an open hand spank on the bottom. The Deputy reviewed video and saw the mother was disciplining the child within her lawful means. After talking with the child she also confirmed that she was being disciplined and not hurt. The call was cleared 8. 21-01471

Night Shift handled the following notable calls:

• Deputies responded to N Carrie Rd for a theft. The R/P stated she returned from vacation and her roommate had stolen her luggage. Deputies made contact with the roommate and determined the theft was unfounded. 21-01481

Deputies responded to Mullan Trail Rd X Sunnyside Rd for a property damage crash. An R/P reported he had struck a deer with his vehicle. He stated there wasn’t any damage to his vehicle, however, the deer needed to “put down” The driver stated he was on scene “trying to calm the deer down by petting it”. This ended up being a non-reportable crash. 21-01476

Notable calls for the day!


Day Shift handled the following notable calls:

• A Patrol Captain initiated a traffic stop and upon contacting the driver he requested an additional patrol unit come and assist with a DUI investigation. After the investigation the driver was charged for DUI. He provided a breath sample of .244/.222.

• Central dispatch aired a possible DUI in the Hayden area. Deputies were able to locate the vehicle in the driveway at N. Cattle Dr. After the investigation the driver was charged for DUI. .275/.284

• Deputies responded to W Hayden Ave. and N. Idaho Rd. for a possible DUI crash. RP indicated a vehicle drove off the road and hit a power pole. After the investigation the driver was charged for DUI .153/.147.

Evening Shift handled the following notable calls:

• Deputies responded to Prairie and Hwy 53 for a vehicle stuck on the rail road tracks. BNSF was contacted and had all trains stopped on the track. Upon arrival they learned the vehicle was not on the tracks. The driver was unfamiliar with the area and accidentally turned on the tracks when he tried to turn onto Hwy 53. 21-01606

It was a very slow shift with only six calls for service. The deputies stayed busy making several traffic stops, security checks, and performing extra patrols of some of the areas known to be targets of mail theft.

Night Shift handled the following notable calls:

• A Deputy contacted a male and female at Walgreens in Post Falls. He learned they had just gotten into a verbal domestic. The parties were identified and the male had an active warrant and during the search located marijuana and paraphernalia. 21-01683

• Deputies responded to El Patio for a harassment complaint. The R/P stated someone called the bar on a private number approximately 23 times and said “better watch your back”. Deputies were unable to identify the male suspect, but a report was completed as well as some extra patrols. 21-01687