Police: Coeur d’Alene police officer shot by suspect who stole his patrol car dies

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Sgt. Greg Moore (Photo from Go Fund Me page)

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho — A 16-year veteran of the Coeur d’Alene police force died of a gunshot wound Tuesday night, just hours after he was shot trying to stop a man who stole his patrol car, the department announced.

“The Coeur d’Alene Police Department is profoundly sorrowful to confirm the death of our fellow officer Sergeant Greg Moore who passed away from his injuries from a gunshot wound at 5:50 pm today,” the department said.

“Words cannot adequately express the level of mourning we feel for Sergeant Moore’s family and our law enforcement family … Please respect the privacy of his family at this time while they tend to funeral arrangements.”

Moore was shot while trying to stop a suspect identified as Jonathan Renfro, 26, who allegedly stole his patrol car.

Renfro was charged earlier Tuesday with attempted murder, theft of a police vehicle, theft of an officer’s gun and being a felon with a gun. The attempted murder charge will likely be changed to murder now.

He was ordered held in the Kootenai County Jail in lieu of $2 million bail.

A Go Fund Me page for the slain officer can be found by clicking here.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

1 Comment

  • MargaretDManley

    my neighbor’s mother makes $60 an hour on the laptop >> She has been out of work for seven months but last month her income was $12643 just working on the laptop for a few hours. visit this website>>>>> Read More

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.