KAMIAH – On Friday, January 6, 2023, at approximately 8:30 a.m., the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office, with the assistance of the Idaho County Sheriff’s Office drone deployment team and Detectives division, executed a search warrant at 3240 Highway 62, near the City of Kamiah.
According to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office execution of the search warrant, which was obtained by lead investigator Sergeant Mark Pagliaro, resulted in the arrest of 50-year-old Ralph Donaldson. Donaldson is currently being held on charges including two counts of Grand Theft and one count of Trafficking in Methamphetamine. The stolen items found as a result relate to a 2022 burglary in the Elk City, Idaho, area and a theft in Elk, Washington.
Lewis County Sheriff Jason Davis stated “I am immensely pleased by the quick ,and thorough action taken by Sergeant Pagliaro with his investigation.”
The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the Idaho County Sheriff’s Office, Idaho State Police, and Kamiah Fire and Rescue for their assistance on this case.