Pend Oreille Sheriff's Office: Kidnappers Arrested Over Memorial - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Pend Oreille Sheriff's Office: Kidnappers Arrested Over Memorial Day Weekend

OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE FROM THE PEND OREILLE SHEIFF'S OFFICE: On Sunday, May 27, 2012 at approx. 7:10am a motorist reported that while driving on State Route 2 near Pend Oreille Park he observed a man escape from the trunk of a vehicle. He stated that he watched as the trunk of the vehicle traveling in front of him popped open and a man started waving his arms and yelling for help. 

The car quickly came to a stop and the man jumped out of the trunk and ran towards the witness's vehicle. The witness said the victim told him he had been beaten, bound and forced into the trunk of the suspects' car while in Montana. Subsequent investigation revealed injuries to the victim, consistent with being bound and beaten. The victim refused medical attention while on scene, but was later taken to Crime Victim Services for assistance.

A short time later, deputies observed the suspect vehicle traveling toward Newport, Washington. When briefly failing to stop, the suspects threw a firearm from the vehicle, which was later recovered. 

Arrested on scene: Kenny J. Morrison age 29 of Columbia Falls, Montana and John M. Davis age 39 also of Columbia Falls, Montana.  Both were booked on charges of Kidnapping, Unlawful Imprisonment, Assault 4th, Possession of Methadone without a prescription and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm.  

Pend Oreille County Deputies are currently working closely with Flathead County, Montana authorities as this case remains active.  

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Death toll rises to 13 after duck boat capsizes

    Death toll rises to 13 after duck boat capsizes

    Friday, July 20 2018 9:08 AM EDT2018-07-20 13:08:47 GMT

    BRANSON - Authorities say divers have found two more bodies after a duck boat carrying tourists capsized in southwest Missouri, bringing the death toll to 13.Missouri State Highway Patrol Sgt. Jason Pace says four others remain missing Friday after the accident on Table Rock Lake in Branson Thursday evening. He says 14 others survived, but that seven were injured.  

    >>

    BRANSON - Authorities say divers have found two more bodies after a duck boat carrying tourists capsized in southwest Missouri, bringing the death toll to 13.Missouri State Highway Patrol Sgt. Jason Pace says four others remain missing Friday after the accident on Table Rock Lake in Branson Thursday evening. He says 14 others survived, but that seven were injured.  

    >>
  • Hayden man arrested for hate crime following fight with youth pastor

    Hayden man arrested for hate crime following fight with youth pastor

    Friday, July 20 2018 2:36 AM EDT2018-07-20 06:36:38 GMT

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - On July 12, officers responded to a large fight at a Coeur d'Alene McDonald's. Court documents say a Hayden man was charged with battery and malicious harassment, which is considered a hate crime in Idaho, following an investigation by police.  When officers arrived on scene, the fight had broken up, but witnesses were interviewed at the scene.

    >>

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - On July 12, officers responded to a large fight at a Coeur d'Alene McDonald's. Court documents say a Hayden man was charged with battery and malicious harassment, which is considered a hate crime in Idaho, following an investigation by police.  When officers arrived on scene, the fight had broken up, but witnesses were interviewed at the scene.

    >>
  • Boylston fire grows to 58,000 acres; Eastbound I-90 closed

    Boylston fire grows to 58,000 acres; Eastbound I-90 closed

    Friday, July 20 2018 12:09 PM EDT2018-07-20 16:09:39 GMT

    KITTITAS COUNTY, Wash. - Washington DNR reports the Boylston Fire grew to 58,000 acres overnight. "Substantial resources" were ordered over night and right now at least 150 firefighting personnel on scene. Air assets will also be assisting ground crews Friday. 

    >>

    KITTITAS COUNTY, Wash. - Washington DNR reports the Boylston Fire grew to 58,000 acres overnight. "Substantial resources" were ordered over night and right now at least 150 firefighting personnel on scene. Air assets will also be assisting ground crews Friday. 

    >>
HD DOPPLER 6i
/