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Elk head mount leads to multi-county car chase

UNIONTOWN — Deputies were advised of a suspected vehicle traveling westbound at 6:25 a.m. on Schlee Road, south Uniontown, on Saturday, July 15.

Brian Lee Tidwell, 55, of Clarkston, was arrested in Lewiston, Idaho, after his capture by the Lewiston Police Department. His arrest followed a chase through several counties after he was suspected of poaching in Whitman County.

Tidwell is currently held at Nez Perce County Jail in Lewiston, and the case is still active. He was arrested and booked on the charge of obstructing an officer. He is held on a $500 bond through Nez Perce court and a warrant...


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