Investigations

The Investigations Section of the Lewiston Police Department investigates a variety of crimes against persons and property. The personnel assigned to the section work in various capacities and are responsible for following up self-initiated investigations, referrals from the Patrol Section, and referrals from outside agencies.

Examples

Some examples of the cases investigated include:

  • Burglary
  • Child abuse
  • Fraud
  • Homicide
  • Narcotics violations
  • Robbery
  • Sexual assault
  • White-collar crime

Quad City Drug Task Force

Detectives in our investigations division are also members of the Quad City Drug Task Force.

Mission

The mission of the Quad City Task Force is to operate an enhanced multi-jurisdictional task force to combat the trafficking of controlled substances in the quad city area:

  • Clarkston
  • Lewiston
  • Moscow
  • Pullman

The member agencies work together and share information in order to:

  • Identify people involved in controlled substance:
    • Consumption
    • Distribution
    • Manufacturing
    • Possession
    • Sale
  • Develop solid, prosecutable cases against them
  • Apprehend and convict them for their illegal conduct

Task Force Members

  • Asotin County Prosecutor Attorney’s Office
  • Asotin County Sheriff’s Office
  • Clarkston Police Department
  • Garfield County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office
  • Garfield County Sheriff’s Office
  • Latah County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office
  • Latah County Sheriff’s Office
  • Lewiston Police Department
  • Moscow Police Department
  • Nez Perce County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office
  • Nez Perce County Sheriff’s Office
  • Pomeroy Police Department
  • Pullman Police Department
  • Washington State University Police Department
  • Whitman County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office
  • Whitman County Sheriff’s Office
  1. Lieutenant Rick Fuentes

    Lieutenant Rick Fuentes

    Investigations Commander
    Phone:

  2. Police Department

    Physical Address
    1224 F Street
    Lewiston, ID 83501

    Mailing Address
    P.O. Box 617
    Lewiston, ID 83501

    Phone: 208-746-0171
    Fax: 208-746-6179