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38-Year-Old Spirit Lake Man Arrested For Lewd Conduct With A Minor

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Spirit Lake Police Department Press Release:

SPIRIT LAKE, Idaho - The Spirit Lake Police Department has arrested Joseph B. Herbst, age 38, from Spirit Lake, for several counts of lewd conduct with a minor under the age of 16 and one count of delivery of a controlled substance to a minor. 

On November 24, 2012, the Spirit Lake Police received a complaint of a possible lewd conduct case involving Herbst.  Assisted by the Post Falls Police Department, we conducted an investigation which resulted that Herbst had participated in two counts of lewd conduct with a minor under the age of sixteen in Bonners Ferry.  The Spirit Lake Police Department executed an arrest warrant for Herbst's out of Boundary County for the charges that occurred in Bonners Ferry.  He was arrested without incident on December 6, 2012 from his home in Spirit Lake.

During the investigation, the Spirit Lake Police Department discovered that Herbst was involved in another separate lewd conduct incident with minor under the age of 16 that occurred within the city limits of Spirit Lake. 

Herbst is now incarcerated in the Kootenai County jail on three felony counts of Lewd Conduct with a minor under the age of 16 and one felony count of delivery of a controlled substance to a minor.  He is also facing two separate felony counts of lewd conduct with a minor in Boundary County as well. 

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