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Kootenai County deputies find guns, pot, meth at traffic stop

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Joshua Schild and Nikki Longie Joshua Schild and Nikki Longie

Two people from North Dakota were arrested late Saturday night after a traffic stop in Post Falls, Idaho. 

Deputies report pulling a car over near the intersection of N. Spokane St. and E. 3rd St. in Post Falls just before midnight Saturday. When deputies approached the car there was an overwhelming smell of marijuana coming from the car as well as numerous firearms around the car.

Upon further investigation, deputies found over a pound of marijuana in the car as well as methamphetamine and six guns in total, including one in reach of a small child in the back seat. Cash and paraphernalia were also found. 

The driver, identified as 31-year-old Nikki J. Longie of Fort Totten, North Dakota, and her passenger, 29-year-old Joshua A. Schild, of Devils Lake, North Dakota, were arrested and booked into Kootenai County Jail on multiple charges. Those include trafficking marijuana, injury to a child, possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia.

Longie, a convicted felon, was also arrested for unlawful possession of a firearm and possession of methamphetamine.

The child in the car was placed into custody of Idaho Health and Welfare Child Protective Services. 

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