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Posted on: September 10, 2019

[ARCHIVED] UPDATE-Kootenai County Joint Agency SWAT Team Responds to Wanted Person in Worley

Worley, ID -  On 09-10-19, at around 7:15 am, the Kootenai County Joint Agency SWAT team as well as Kootenai County Deputies responded to 9821 W. K Street in Worley Idaho for a wanted person. Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office in Nebraska called to report that Robert E. Lee a 65 year old male from Nebraska was at the residence. Robert Lee is wanted for possession of a dangerous weapon and possession of a controlled substance out of Nebraska.

The SWAT Team surrounded the residence and after almost 3 hours of attempted negotiations, entry was made into the residence and Robert Edward Lee was taken into custody by the Kootenai County Joint Agency SWAT Team. Robert E. Lee was transported to the Public Safety Building and booked in on his outstanding warrants.

Robert E. Lee has no prior booking information or contact by Law Enforcement in Kootenai County, however he has prior Burglary, Robbery and Murder convictions.

Sheriff Ben Wolfinger

By: Lt. Ryan Higgins

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