Post Falls Police Department

  • Agency: Post Falls Police Department
  • Address: 1717 E. Polston Ave, Post Falls, 83854 ID
  • Chief:
Phone: (208) 773-3517
Fax: (208) 773-3200

Post Falls Police Department is located at 1717 E. Polston Ave, Post Falls, 83854 ID. The Post Falls Police Department phone number is (208) 773-3517.

Post Falls Police Department News

Graveyard Shift Log: Calls for Service: 17PF30123: Dispute Officers were dispatched to a possible domestic dispute. Upon arrival they learned it was a verbal disagreement only. Drug paraphernalia was observed in plain view and seized. The suspect was cited and released. 17PF30125: Traffic Offense An officer initiated a traffic stop for an equipment violation. The driver had a prior conviction for no insurance and was unable to provide current proof of insurance. He was cited and released for misdemeanor insurance. Graveyard responded to approximately 19 calls for service. In addition we responded to multiple utility problems, the windstorm blew down trees and knocked out power in multiple locations throughout town. -HW

Swing and night shift logs 10/21/17 Swing shift responded to 30 calls for service between 1500 and 2000 hrs, mostly citizen assist and welfare checks. Graveyard responded to approximately 19 calls for service. In addition they responded to multiple utility problems as the windstorm blew down trees and knocked out power in multiple locations throughout town. 17PF30072- Fraud/Scam on Chehalis RP reported a scam involving a female in Africa who needed money to come to America. RP did not give the person money, but allowed them to order phones on his account so the suspect could sell the phones to raise money. The suspect then opened 6 phone lines on the RP's account. RP is not out of any money. 17PF30075 - Mal Injury at Black Bay Park RP reported their window was smashed out while they were in the park, nothing stolen. 17PF30086 - Found drug paraphernalia at Quality Inn Cleaning crew found drug paraphernalia from a previous guest which was turned over to the police. 17PF30087 - Auto Burg at Peak Fitness RP's window was smashed and her purse was stolen while she was inside. 17PF30088 - Auto Burg at Super 1 RP's window was smashed and her purse was stolen while she was at work. 17PF30089 - Auto Burg at Peak Fitness Another vehicle window was smashed and a purse was stolen while RP was at work. 17PF30123 - Dispute on Pinewood Officers were dispatched to a possible domestic dispute. Upon arrival they learned it was a verbal disagreement only. Drug paraphernalia was observed in plain view and seized. The suspect was cited and released. 17PF30125 -Traffic Offense on Sundance Dr. An officer initiated a traffic stop for an equipment violation. The driver had a prior conviction for no insurance and was unable to provide current proof of insurance. He was cited and released for misdemeanor insurance violations. (JO)

Due to the storm that has decided to pay us a visit, if you have a power outage question, please call 800-227-9187. Use 911 for all other emergencies. Be Safe!

Dayshift log 10/21/17 Officers responded to approx 40 calls for service this shift including citizen and medical assists, welfare checks, animal problems and mal injuries as well as calls for suspicious circumstances, found property and a battery. There is nothing notable to report. Have a great day! (AT)

Shift logs 10/20/17 Day,Swing and Graveyard shift officers responded to approx 90 calls for service between the 3 shifts. the notable calls are as follows 17PF29944-H&R 15TH AND PINE A STOP SIGN WAS RAN OVER AT THIS LOCATION AND THE SUSPECT VEHICLE WAS ALREADY GONE. A REPORT WAS TAKEN. 17PF29972-H&R FLYING J A THIRD PARTY REPORTED A PERSON BEING STRUCK BY A VEHICLE. THE SUSPECT DROVE AWAY WITHOUT STOPPING AND THE VICTIM HAD MINOR ABRASIONS TO THEIR KNEE AND ELBOW. BOTH PARTIES HAD LEFT THE SCENE PRIOR TO LAW ENFORCEMENT ARRIVING, BUT THE VICTIM WAS CONTACTED BY TELEPHONE. A REPORT WAS TAKEN. 17PF29984-FRAUD RP SAID SOMEONE HAD BEEN USING THEIR SSN TO OPEN NEW ACCOUNTS IN THEIR NAME. A REPORT WAS TAKEN. 17PF29990- MAL INJURY- RP REPORTED THAT UNKNOWN SUSPECTS SLASHED THEIR TIRES. REPORT TAKEN 17PF29994- TWO VEHICLE REAR END COLLISION AT SELTICE AND SPENCER, 1 PERSON TRANSPORTED TO KH WITH POSSIBLE SLIGHT INJURIES. REPORT TAKEN 17PF30006- FRAUDULENT ID AT THE LIQUOR STORE, 202 E SELTICE- EMPLOYEES CONFISCATED A FAKE ID THAT WAS TURNED IN. REPORT TAKEN 17PF20009- DRUGS AT SUPER 1- TRAFFIC STOP WHERE OFFICERS SMELLED THE ODOR OF MARIJUANA COMING FROM THE VEHICLE. APPROX 3.5 GRAMS OF MARIJUANA FOUND INSIDE THE CAR. DRIVERS CITED AND RELEASE FOR POSSESSION. 17PF30021: TOBACCO OFFENSE, LUCKY PINES OFFICERS ON BIKE PATROL CONTACTED A SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE OCCUPIED BY TWO JUVENILES, ONE OF WHOM WAS IN POSSESSION OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS. THE ITEMS WERE SEIZED AND HE ISSUED A CITATION. 17PF30024: DRUGS, SLEEP INN AN OFFICER WAS CALLED TO THE SLEEP INN FOR AN UNRELATED ISSUE AND WHILE THERE, HE SMELLED THE STRONG ODOR OF MARIJUANA COMING FROM A ROOM. THE RESIDENTS WERE CONTACTED AND ADMITTED TO MARIJUANA USE. THE MARIJUANA AND DRUG PARAPHERNALIA WERE SEIZED AND THE SUSPECT WAS CITED AND RELEASED. 17PF30025: BURGLARY, WENTWORTH THE RP REPORTED DISCOVERING HIS RESIDENCE HAD BEEN BURGLARIZED AND ELECTRONICS WERE STOLEN. REPORT TAKEN. 17PF30031: SUSPICIOUS/FOUND PROPERTY, 800 BLOCK OF DORYPORT CT THE RP REPORTED A SUSPICIOUS MALE RIDING A BICYCLE RANG HER DOORBELL CONTINUOUSLY FOR NEARLY 20 MINUTES AND ASKED TO BE LET IN. HE FINALLY LEFT THE RESIDENCE BUT LEFT BEHIND A BACKPACK FULL OF CLOTHING AND DRUG PIPE. THE ITEMS WERE COLLECTED AS FOUND PROPERTY AFTER OFFICERS WERE UNABLE TO LOCATE THE SUSPECT. Have a great day! (AT)

Graveyard shift log 10/19/17 Graveyard responded to approximately 10 calls for service With the notable calls as follows 17PF29933: Recovered Stolen Vehicle/Warrant Service, Super One Officers responded to a hit on a stolen vehicle which was located and stopped at Super 1. The female driver was arrested for possession of stolen property and the male passenger was arrested on four separate warrants (3 – petit theft and 1 – receiving stolen property). The vehicle was impounded and removed from NCIC. 17PF29936: Auto Burglary, Park Ln Officers were flagged down by an RP who caught four juvenile males in the act of burglarizing his vehicle. Fortunately for the victim, everything was caught on surveillance cameras so the juveniles can expect a visit from the PFPD in the near future. Happy Friday! :) (AT)

Swing shift 10/19/17 Swing shift responded to 25 calls for service between 1500 and 2000 hrs, mostly citizen assist and welfare checks. The notable calls are as follows 17PF29904- Drug Paraphernalia - Repo company called in some para found inside a vehicle that was impounded. Report taken 17PF29912- Two vehicle non injury collision at Hwy 41 and Prairie, report taken (AT)

10/19/17 Day shift responded to approximately 53 calls for service ranging from traffic offenses, stolen vehicles, welfare checks, medical assists, and juvenile problems. 17PF29855-Battery-Flying J A female customer was reported to have battered the reporting party and the victim did not want to pursue charges for battery. The suspect was found in possession of a meth pipe in her backpack. She was issued a citation for drug paraphernalia and trespassed from the business. A report was taken. 17PF29856-Theft White Pines The Parks Dept reported a theft of 6 LED lights from the park sometime over the weekend. A report was taken. 17PF29866-Shoplifter Asset protection observed a man in the store cutting a security device from a crossbow. Officers arrived and confronted the suspect and he resisted. Eventually he was taken into custody and was found to have a warrant for his arrest as well. He was booked. 17PF29890-Fraud RP found that someone had taken a payday loan out in his name approximately 2 years ago. The loan was delinquent and sent to collections. A report was taken. JM

*Landlord Training Program - Part Three* The Post Falls Police Department, Community Services Division, will be conducting part three of the Landlord Training Program on October 20, 2017 at 6:00 - 7:00 p.m at the police department located at 1717 E. Polston Avenue in Post Falls. The training is free to all apartment managers or their designated representatives. Please attend even if you missed parts one and two. There'll be a review of the previous training, we'll provide new information about crisis resolution, the role of the police, Section 8 Housing Voucher Program, and resources. For more information, contact Michael Allen at 208-773-3517. We hope to see you there! JM

10/18/17 Graveyard responded to approximately 15 calls for service. 17PF29833: Battery The RP reported he was involved in a physical dispute with his younger brother whom he was attacked by. Both parties were contacted and provided conflicting statements, report taken. 17PF29838: Wildlife Problem, Clearwater Loop The RP reported finding an injured deer which had been struck by a vehicle. The animal was suffering and was dispatched by the responding officer. The animal was salvaged by the reporting party. Report taken. JM

10/18/17 Units responded to approximately 30 calls for service, mostly welfare checks and citizen assists. 17PF29806- Shoplifter at Walmart - Male suspect was seen by loss prevention concealing items. Suspect was contacted inside the store and detained. Suspect was cited and released for willful concealment. 17PF29831- Harassment at 1717 E Polston- Female was being followed by ex husband. Female came to the front lot of the PD and officers responded based on what was being seen on the cameras. Male left prior to officers arriving. Male was served with a protection order and a report was taken. 17PF29738 Drugs Officers responded to a residence for a father who found his juvenile son in possession of Marijuana. Officers spoke with the juvenile male and his parents reference the incident. Officers are requesting the juvenile male be petitioned for possession charges. JM

*Landlord Training Program - Part Three* The Post Falls Police Department, Community Services Division, will be conducting part three of the Landlord Training Program on October 20, 2017 at 6:00 - 7:00 p.m at the police department located at 1717 E. Polston Avenue in Post Falls. The training is free to all apartment managers or their designated representatives. Please attend even if you missed parts one and two. There'll be a review of the previous training, we'll provide new information about crisis resolution, the roll of the police, Section 8 Housing Voucher Program, and resources. For more information, contact Michael Allen at 208-773-3517. We hope to see you there! (kv)

*Block Watch Introduction Meeting* PFPD’s Community Services will host a Block Watch introduction meeting at the police department this Wednesday, October 18 at 6:00 p.m. We’re located at 1717 E. Polston Avenue in Post Falls. This will be an excellent meeting to attend for any Post Falls residents who want to establish a Block Watch program in their neighborhood. Attendees will learn the following about Block Watch: what it is and why it’s important to creating a safer community; how to start your own neighborhood Block Watch; roles and responsibilities of the program. If you have any questions, please contact our Community Services at 208-773-3517 or email CodeEnforcement@postfallspolice.com. Thank you! (kv)

*Tips Needed* The PFPD is attempting to identify the couple in this photograph who are suspects in a dine-and-dash at Capones in Post Falls on 10/10/2017. If you know either of these individuals, please contact Det. Uhrig at nuhrig@postfallspolice.com or 208-777-7140 and reference case 17PF29108. Thank you! (kv)

Swing shift log 10/17/17 Swing shift was quiet with nothing much to report. 17PF29708 Found property at the Calvary Lutheran Church. A snowboard inside a bag was located near the fenced area. 17PF29796 Shoplifter at Wal-Mart AP called to report a male attempting to return an item he had previously stole. 17PF29736 Mal-injury at Del-Taco located R/P called to report unknown suspect(s) slashed her vehicle tires. (JO)

Day shift log 10/17/17 Officers responded to approximately 40 calls for service with these being the reportable calls: 17PF29637: Burglary Officers responded to an apartment complex under construction located at White Sands/Glidden regarding a trailer that had been broken into during the evening hours. The suspect cut the lock off of the trailer and took approximately $5000.00 worth of tools from the trailer to include compressors, nail guns, saws, hoses, and extension cords. 17PF29655: DWP Officer conducted a traffic stop for a traffic violation. The driver was suspended out of Idaho. The driver was cited and released at the scene. (JO)

Night shift log 10/16/17 Officers responded to 14 calls for service throughout the night with the following being the only notable call: 17PF29469 - Battery (update from yesterday) Officers located the male suspect at his residence on Compass Loop and took him into custody for battery and attempted strangulation charges. He was booked at PSB and his cell phone was seized as evidence. (JO)

Swing shift log 10/16/17 Officers responded to approximately 38 calls for service with the following being the reportable calls: 17PF29610 DUI on 16th Ave R/P reported a 90's model Honda high-centered and partially blocking the roadway. Upon arrival officers discovered the male driver was still in the car; however, the male was uncooperative and smelled of alcohol. The driver denied he had been driving and continued to be uncooperative. He was eventually arrested for felony DUI but refused all tests. 17PF29613 Theft of bicycle in the are of 2nd and Caton R/P advised unknown suspect(s) stole her son's bicycle. 17PF29615 Aggravated Battery near Falls Park Apartments/Centennial Trail Victim called 911 from Falls Park and advised he was beat up and his hand was slashed, stating it was bleeding badly and the bleeding was uncontrolled. Officers arrived on the scene and provided some first aid prior to medical arriving. The victim stated he was jumped by 5 young men from 18-22 years of age who called him names and then proceeded to attack him. The cut on the victim's hand was very deep and he was transported to KH for further treatment. 17PF29619 Vehicle theft Officers were notified that Airway Heights PD had recovered a brand new vehicle that belonged to a Post Falls dealership and they had one female detained. Our officers made contact at the dealership and were advised that employees were aware the vehicle was missing and had activated the GPS system so they could track the car and recover it. At some point the GPS showed the car in Airway Heights and dealership employees called the Airway Heights Police Department to advise them of the stolen vehicle. (JO)

Day shift log 10/16/17 Officers responded to approximately 40 calls for service with these being the reportable calls. 17PF29545: Burglary Officers responded to a storage facility regarding items being stolen out of the RP’s travel trailer. The theft occurred over the past week and a $1100.00 generator was one of the items stolen along with miscellaneous tools and fishing gear. The generator has been entered into NCIC and report was taken. 17PF29559: Theft RP called to report her father’s rifle possibly stolen. (JO)

*Block Watch Introduction Meeting* PFPD’s Community Services will host a Block Watch introduction meeting at the police department this Wednesday, October 18 at 6:00 p.m. We’re located at 1717 E. Polston Avenue in Post Falls. This will be an excellent meeting to attend for any Post Falls residents who want to establish a Block Watch program in their neighborhood. Attendees will learn the following about Block Watch: what it is and why it’s important to creating a safer community; how to start your own neighborhood Block Watch; roles and responsibilities of the program. If you have any questions, please contact our Community Services at 208-773-3517 or email CodeEnforcement@postfallspolice.com. Thank you! (kv)

Night shift log 10/15/17 Officers responded to approximately 14 calls for service throughout the night to include medical assists, citizen assists, alarms and suspicious calls; however, there were no notable calls for the evening. (JO)

Day shift log 10/15/17 Officers responded to approximately 14 calls for service with those mentioned below being the reportable calls for service. Popeye’s was monitored throughout the day and traffic control was conducted when needed. 17PF29487: PD Accident Officers responded to the area of Greensferry/16th regarding a vehicle that had left the roadway and struck a fence, and then continue north bound on Greensferry where it stopped at 16th/Greensferry. The driver was contacted walking away from the scene. The driver was issued a citation for failing to purchase a driver’s license. The vehicle was towed from the scene due to damage. 17PF29493: Theft RP called to report the wheels had been stolen off of one of his clients vehicles while it was parked in front of his business (5100 E Seltice Way). The vehicle was left sitting on blocks in front of the business. (JO)

10/14/17 Graves responded to approximately 23 calls for service ranging from medical assists, traffic offenses, business alarms, and suspicious calls. 17PF29450-Domestic Dispute A boyfriend and girlfriend who lived together were involved in an argument. The boyfriend was accused of shoving the girlfriend. He was cited for domestic battery and left the residence. A report was taken. 17PF29459-Accident 16th/Syringa A two vehicle accident with minor injuries was investigated. A report was taken. JM

Swing shift log 10/14/17 Officers responded to 23 calls for service between 1500 and 2000 hrs. Officers spent more time directing traffic at Popeyes and recieved a few complaints from other businesses in the area. 17PF29436 - Burglary on E 18th Items taken from a residence. 17PF29438 - Warrant arrest on W 5th in front of Flying J- Female was contacted after a report of a burg in progress involving this female. Female had a warrant for her arrest and was taken into custody on that warrant. 17PF29444 - Hit and run at Hwy 41 and Mullan Two vehicle collision with one party leaving. 17PF29445 - Property damage crash atPotlatch Credit Union Two vehicle non injury crash at this location. 17PF29448 - Theft on Nellie Ct Theft of 2 bikes from this location. (JO)

Dayshift 10/14/17 Dayshift responded to approximately 24 calls for service. Patrol spent a good portion of the morning directing traffic at Popeye's. there are no notable calls to report. (AT)