Idaho Police Officer Sgt. Greg Moore Dies After being Shot by Suspect Jonathan Renfro, Stole Patrol Car & Later Arrested After High Speed Chase
ONCE AGAIN WE WILL ASK THE QUESTION, DO POLICE LIVES MATTER?
Another one of America’s finest dressed in blue has died at the hands of a dirt-bag career criminal. Idaho Police Officer Sgt. Greg Moore has died from his wounds after being shot by 26 year old Jonathan Renfro. The 16 year veteran of the police force was gunned down at approximately 1:35 AM Tuesday after checking on a suspicious person in the 2800 block of Wilbur Ave. in the Sunshine Meadows neighborhood. Renfro was a career criminal and now will either spend the rest of his life in prison or be put to death. Preferably the latter.
Police officers put their lives on the line every day and never know what danger they will face. Around ever corner they face peaceful citizen breaking the law with no dangerous intent and then there are those that have nothing but bad intentions. The overwhelming majority of police officers are fine individuals tasked with protecting and serving their communities. Sgt. Greg Moore was one of those fine police officers, Rest in Peace.
Sgt. Greg Moore, Rest in Peace
A northern Idaho police officer shot by a man who stole his patrol car died of his injuries Tuesday evening, police said.
Sgt. Greg Moore died at 5:50 p.m. local time at Kootenai Health in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, police spokeswoman Sgt. Christie Wood said in a statement.
Moore was shot about 1:30 a.m. Tuesday after checking on a suspicious person in a neighborhood, Coeur d’Alene Police Chief Lee White said.
Police arrested Jonathan Renfro, 26, after a car chase that reached speeds of 125 mph. The pursuit ended when a police dog dragged the man from his hiding place underneath a commercial truck.
Renfro appeared in court Tuesday afternoon and was charged with attempted murder, theft of a police vehicle, theft of an officer’s gun and being a felon with a gun. Bail was set at $2 million. He was held in the Kootenai County, Idaho, jail.
Moore, a 16-year veteran of the Coeur d’Alene department, called dispatch to get information on Renfro, White said. Not long after, a resident called police.