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19 People Busted At Coeur D'Alene Mansion Party; Minors Cited For Alcohol Consumption

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COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho- The rental company says the home was rented by a man in his mid-twenties who told them he was using the home to propose to his girlfriend. The company had him sign documents stating he would not host an alcohol-fueled party. They say he was interviewed in person multiple times and was very well spoken. The company was shocked to find out he hosted a party and that more than 200 people were there when police arrived.

The party was advertised through social media. There was even a Facebook page created for the event. Idaho Police say they found out about the party being advertised online and after investigating served a search warrant at the home around 9:30 p.m. Friday night. After SWAT arrived, some people at the party took "selfies" with SWAT Officers in the background.

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COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho- Information obtained by a member of the North Idaho Violent Crimes Task Force initiated a joint investigation involving the Idaho State Police Alcohol Beverage Control, the North Idaho Violent Crimes Task Force, and the Idaho State Police Investigations District 1 office. The investigation identified a large party advertised as a "Mansion Bash" planned at a residence rented for the event above Hayden Lake. The promoters of the event anticipated attendance of approximately 300 people. The investigation resulted in a search warrant served at the residence on E. Lookout Drive, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho at approximately 9:30 PM on April 4, 2014.

Upon serving the search warrant officers encountered approximately 240 people in and around the house, with more arriving. Approximately 19 people were arrested for violations including Dispensing Liquor Without a License, delivery of a controlled substance, possession of controlled substance, and other miscellaneous offenses. Approximately 15 individuals were cited and released for Minor In Possession of Alcohol. Numerous bottles of liquor and alcoholic beverages were seized along with controlled substances that included methamphetamine, marijuana and various derivatives of marijuana, mushrooms, cocaine, and paraphernalia.

Members of the Idaho State Police Investigations and Patrol, the Kootenai County Sheriff's Department, the North Idaho Violent Crimes Task Force, the Coeur d'Alene Police Department, and the U.S. Forest Service assisted in the search warrant service.

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