Coeur d’Alene police receive death threats after Patriot Front members arrested

Idaho made international headlines over the weekend when 31 masked members of a white nationalist group were arrested in Coeur d’Alene.

The city’s mayor and police chief updated the public through a news conference on Monday.

The Spokesman-Review reports, a few new details came from that news conference, including word that Coeur d’Alene police have receive death threats for arresting the Patriot Front members.

The 31 members of the white nationalist hate group were arrested on suspicion of conspiring to riot at the Pride in the Park event in Coeur d’Alene.

When asked, Coeur d’Alene Police Chief Lee White declined to comment on whether firearms were found on the men who were arrested.