Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office Notable Calls for 2/7/21
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Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office Notable Calls for 2/7/21

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The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office handled the following notable calls for 2/7/21:

Day Shift handled the following notable calls:

A Deputy handled a disabled vehicle call up on the Bunco Trail approximately 3 miles.  Caller in stated they spoke to a female who was walking on the road and said she was stuck up past the barricades.  The Deputy was able to track down the female who admitted to going behind the barricades and getting stuck.  There was no other occupants in the vehicle and she made it back to town.  The Deputy citied her for violation of county ordinance 6-4-4(2) and provided her with Shaffer's Towing contact info to recover her vehicle.

Evening Shift handled the following notable calls:  

A Deputy responded to a found child after it was reported that three year old had wandered through a front door and into the residence on Blackberry Dr. Upon Deputies arrival the parents were on scene.  No crime was committed and the parents were provided with tips on how to secure the residence. 21-05995

A Deputy responded to multiple reports of gunshots or fireworks in the area of the block of Government Way, all the way into the Rocking R area. Nothing was found in the area and it was likely fireworks related to the Super Bowl. 21-06009

A Deputy responded to a DUI/Traffic Offense that was followed into the Ziggy's parking lot in Hayden. The Deputy contacted the driver near the Habitat for Humanity. He was not intoxicated, however he admitted to taking items from the donation area, directly next to the sign stating it was "donation only". He also admitted he frequently takes items from the donation area. He was cited for Petit Theft and Possession of Stolen Property for the items in his vehicle. 21-06010

Deputies responded to the area of Hauser Lake Rd and Woodland Beach Rd for a reported UTV stopped on the ice. The reporting party stated a UTV appeared to be parked beyond the shoreline with its bright lights on and music blaring. The reporting party stated the individuals were likely intoxicated. Upon arriving to the scene the vehicle was located parked on the shoreline. The individuals were the owners of the property and no crime occurred. 21-06024

A Deputy stopped a vehicle near Highway 95 and Honeysuckle Avenue. The Deputy arrested the driver for DUI. 21-06030

A Deputy responded to a call of a missing father and daughter.  The two had not been seen since earlier in the afternoon when they sent text messages to their family stating they would be there soon.  Deputies attempted several pings of his phone which had a highly inaccurate search radius of some 25,000 meters. An ATL was aired for the vehicle (a 2014 black Jeep Wrangler with Dave Smith paper plates) and a search of the Chilco Lake area, closest to the ping location, was conducted without success. At this time their whereabouts remain unknown and, although it is not likely, family believe he may have taken his new vehicle off road in the back country. A report was completed. 21-06017

Deputies responded to the Casino, in the area of the Jackpot Java coffee stand, for a reported disorderly female. The female was intoxicated and refusing to speak with security. It was later learned the female was not being disorderly but had been observed sitting between two parked cars in the parking lot prior to security checking on her behavior. Upon the units arrival they contacted a female who was highly intoxicated and appeared to have been severely overserved during a Super Bowl party at the Casino. Deputies interviewed the bartender who admitted the female appeared heavily intoxicated after she served her an alcoholic beverage. The bartender admitted to not intervening in her alcohol consumption despite her observations.  She was cited for over serving.  The female was released from the scene back to security as she had committed no crime and Casino staff coordinated her safety from that point on. 21-06005

Night Shift handled the following notable calls:  

A Deputy responded to Super One in Hayden for a suspicious male in a motorhome acting strangely. On arrival he contacted a male who was homeless and living out of his RV. He only parked there for security reasons. Super One did not want him trespassed or to leave, they were only concerned about potential suspicious behavior.

A Deputy responded to the CDA Casino for a welfare check on a female who was acting erratic. On scene he contacted a female who was animated, but nothing more. She advised she received a ride to the Casino from friend and intended to gamble before taking a bus back to CDA.

A Deputy responded to Medimont for a report of an elderly male walking outside and not returning in a reasonable time. The Deputy was able to contact the male by telephone. He confirmed the male was fine, and was draining the water out of his boat. He advised his wife. 

Deputies responded to Rantenan Creek Road for a suspicious vehicle that was reported to have "tore up" the reporting party's driveway. A male was contacted at a neighboring property where he is staying. It was reported that the vehicle he was in was possibly a DUI, however, no one could confirm if the male was driving. An FI was completed.  21-06053

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