News Flash

Posted on: February 25, 2023

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 Office. The callers ...

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Posted on: February 21, 2024

Traffic Stop Nets Large Quantity of Methamphetamine, Marijuana and Paraphernalia

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Post Falls, Idaho- In the early hours of 02/20/2024, a Kootenai County Sheriff’s Deputy initiated a traffic stop in the area of Interstate 90 and Pleasant View Road. During the course of the traffic stop a Post Falls Police K9 arrived a...

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Posted on: February 20, 2024

SAVE THE DATE: Sheriff Robert “Bob” Norris to Host Career Connection

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Coeur d’Alene, Idaho: Sheriff Robert “Bob” Norris welcomes members of the community to attend a “Career Connection” event at the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office Public Safety Building, ...

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Posted on: February 15, 2024

Road Rage Incident Results in Shots Fired and Arrest

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Athol, Idaho- In the late hours of 02/14/2024, Kootenai County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to reports of shots fired in the area of Bunco Road and Pope Road, near Athol, Idaho. 

Based on the deputies investigation, they learned...

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Posted on: February 8, 2024

Sheriff’s Office Partners with Business Community

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Kootenai County, Idaho - On 02/08/2024 Northwest Specialty Hospital, in conjunction with StanCraft, met with Sheriff Robert “Bob” Norris, Office of Emergency Management Director Tiffany Westbrook and several other members of t...

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Posted on: February 8, 2024

Traffic Stop Yields Large Quantity of Marijuana and Psilocybin Mushrooms

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Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho- In the early hours of 02/08/2024, a Kootenai County Sheriff’s Deputy initiated a traffic stop in the area of Interstate 90 and Northwest Boulevard. 

The driver of the vehicle was identified as Ma...

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Posted on: January 25, 2024

SAVE THE DATE: Coffee with Sheriff Robert “Bob” Norris and Commissioner Bruce Mattare

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Coeur d’Alene, Idaho: Sheriff Robert “Bob” Norris and Commissioner Bruce Mattare welcomes members of the Coeur d’Alene community to attend KCSO’s “Coffee with Your Sheriff” eve...

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Posted on: January 10, 2024

Will the Idaho Legislature Enact The Highest Tax Increase in the History of Idaho?

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Kootenai County, Idaho: I hope not! History: In 2023 the Idaho state legislature considered a bill that would allow illegal aliens to obtain an Idaho driver’s license. Special interest groups and lobbyist packed the room in support of t...

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Posted on: January 2, 2024

Traffic Stop Yields Large Amount of Methamphetamine, Fentanyl, Firearms and Warrant

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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.

Post Falls, Idaho- In the early hours of 1/02/2024,...

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Posted on: December 29, 2023

KCSO Locates Narcotics, Paraphernalia, Firearms, Stolen Property and Wanted Subjects

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Kootenai County, Idaho: In the early afternoon hours of 12/27/2023, Kootenai County Sheriff detectives and patrol deputies as well as members of the Coeur d’ Alene Police Department Community Action Team (CAT) responded to the 16000 block of nor...

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Posted on: December 18, 2023

Updated Information Regarding the Spirit Lake Police Officer-involved Shooting

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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.

The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office has concluded...

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Posted on: April 12, 2023

Suspicious Vehicle Results in Seizure of Fentanyl, Methamphetamine and Wanted Person

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Post Falls, Idaho – In the late hours of Tuesday, April 11, 2023, a Kootenai County Sheriff’s Deputy observed a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot of the Stateline Walmart. The deputy observed two males exit the vehicle and enter th...

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Posted on: April 3, 2023

Fatal Collision Being Investigated

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Post Falls, Idaho- In the late afternoon hours of April 1, 2023, Kootenai County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the area of Interstate 90 (I90) and Greensferry Road for a reported major injury traffic collision. 

The Idaho State Police ...

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Posted on: March 20, 2023

Suspicious Person Contact Results in Seizure of Handgun, Cash and Methamphetamine

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Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho – In the late hours of Sunday, March 19, 2023, a Kootenai County Sheriff’s Deputy observed a suspicious person in a vehicle near the area of Highway 95 and Appleway Avenue in Coeur d’ Alene, Id...

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Posted on: March 2, 2023

Is Idaho Inching Towards California, Oregon and Washington?

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Idaho Senate Bill S1081, if passed, will provide a special “Restricted Driver’s License” that a United States Citizen could not have received, but people here illegally could.  

Sheriff Robert B. Norris stated that mu...

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