Friday, October 24, 2014

Fatal Crash EB SH6 @5 Potlatch District 2

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Idaho State Police
Regional Communication Center - North
615 W Wilbur Ave
Suite A
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83815

Please direct questions to the appropriate District Offices
District 1 (208) 209-8620 Fax (208) 209- 8618
District 2 (208) 799-5150


PRESS RELEASE FOR DISTRICT 2 CASE # L14001045

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DATE: October 24 2014 TIME: 2:51pm LOCATION: EB SH6@5 Potlatch

ASSISTING AGENCIES: Latah County

VEHICLE #1
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DRIVER Bartlett,Lewellyn L AGE 72
ADDRESS Potlatch ID
INJURIES? Fatal
HOSPITAL/LOCATION TAKEN Gritman
VEHICLE YEAR 2004 VEHICLE MAKE Toyota VEHICLE MODEL Tacoma
WRECKER Auto Body Supercenter
SEATBELTS/HELMET WORN? No

PASSENGER Bartlett,Brenda M
ADDRESS Potlatch ID
INJURIES? - <Fatal
HOSPITAL/LOCATION TAKEN Gritman
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VEHICLE #2
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DRIVER Bryngelson,Brenda M AGE 51
ADDRESS Princeton ID
INJURIES? - Yes
HOSPITAL/LOCATION TAKEN St. Josephs
VEHICLE YEAR 2004 VEHICLE MAKE Ford VEHICLE MODEL Pickup
WRECKER Brandt Brothers
SEATBELTS/HELMET WORN? No

PASSENGER Jackson,Kaliyah Age 2
ADDRESS Yes
INJURIES? - Yes
HOSPITAL/LOCATION TAKEN St Josephs

INCIDENT NARRATIVE: The Toyota Tacoma driven by Bartlett was traveling west on SH6 and crossed over center striking the eastbound Ford, driven by Bryngleson. Next of kin has been notified.



DSP INITIALS DRO
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Two vehicle crash westbound I-84 at milepost 189

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District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
Fax (208) 324-7897

For Immediate Release: 10/24/14 8:10 p.m.
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On Friday, October 24, 2014, at approximately 3:32 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle crash westbound I-84 at milepost 189, 5 miles west of Hazelton. Gaylen Bingham, 66, of Burley, was westbound in a 2013 Dodge Ram pulling a cargo trailer. Armando Parra, 41, of Notus, was driving behind Bingham in a 1997 Freightliner semi pulling a trailer. Bingham slowed for traffic in a construction zone. Parra failed to slow down, and struck Bingham's vehicle.

Both drivers were wearing their seatbelts. Neither driver was transported to the hospital. The lane was blocked for approximately ten minutes. The crash occurred in a one-lane construction zone, so traffic was delayed due to the construction.

The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

DSP Initials KB / LL
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Heroin Seized Subject Arrested

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District 5 5205 South 5th Ave.
Pocatello, Idaho 83204-2299
(208) 236-6466 FAX: (208) 236-6068

For Immediate Release: 10-24-2014 12:25pm

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At the culmination of an investigation by the Idaho State Police detectives, Carl P. Henry, 37 years of age of Salt Lake City, Utah, was stopped by ISP troopers and detectives and arrested for trafficking heroin and two counts of delivery of heroin. Henry was also charged with an enhancement of having a minor present during a drug transaction. When Henry was arrested, approximately 15 grams of heroin were seized. Henry is facing a mandatory minimum sentence of 10 years in prison. The arrest occurred yesterday, October 23, 2014 on US 91 near Siphon Road. Henry was incarcerated at the Bannock County Jail.





DSP Initials slm/ed
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Mexican National Sentenced for Meth Distribution

POCATELLO – Jose Fabian Felix-Burgos, 41, of Sinaloa, Mexico, was sentenced Wednesday to 115 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release for distribution of methamphetamine, U.S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson announced. Chief U.S. District Judge B. Lynn Winmill also ordered Felix-Burgos to pay a $400 fine. Felix-Burgos pleaded guilty to the charge on June 25, 2014.

According to the plea agreement, on August 1, 2013, the defendant assisted in the delivery of methamphetamine to an undercover officer in Heyburn, Idaho. Specifically, the defendant met with a co-defendant and the undercover officer at a restaurant in Heyburn, Idaho. The purpose of the meeting was to provide methamphetamine to the undercover officer. During the meeting, at the direction of the co-defendant, the defendant retrieved a box containing over a pound of methamphetamine from their vehicle, and gave it to the undercover officer.

The case was the result of a joint investigation of the Organized Crime and Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF), led by the Drug Enforcement Administration, in conjunction with, U. S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), Canyon County Narcotics Unit, Meridian Police Department, Ada County Sheriff’s Office, Idaho State Police, and the Mini-Cassia Drug Task Force.

The OCDETF program is a federal multi agency, multi jurisdictional task force that supplies supplemental federal funding to federal and state agencies involved in the identification, investigation, and prosecution of major drug trafficking organizations.

Caldwell Nightclub Owner Sentenced for Tax Evasion

BOISE - Herminio Harro Sandoval, 60, of Caldwell, Idaho, was sentenced Wednesday to 46 months in prison for conspiracy to attempt to evade and defeat tax, U.S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson announced. United States District Judge Edward J. Lodge also ordered Sandoval to serve three years of supervised release following his prison sentence. He pleaded guilty on August 12, 2014.

According to court documents, Sandoval, over the past two decades, owned and operated various nightclubs in Canyon County, including El Tio Ponchos, Salon El Sureno, Fuego II, Blue Eye Club, Pachanga Nightclub, Club Fuego and La Copa. Sandoval admitted that beginning in 1998, and continuing to 2012, he conspired to fail to report $750,000 in income. At sentencing, Judge Lodge found that Sandoval derived much of his unreported income from illegal outdoor marijuana grows on public lands, methamphetamine and cocaine trafficking, prostitution, and an illegal check cashing business. As part of his plea agreement, Sandoval agreed to civilly forfeit real property, bank accounts, a vehicle, and U.S. currency and coins, totaling approximately $315,335. Additionally, Sandoval agreed to a tax assessment of at least $210,000 to the Internal Revenue Service.

The case was investigated by the Internal Revenue Service-Criminal Investigations, the Drug Enforcement Administration, Idaho State Police, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Canyon County Sheriff’s Office, Nampa Police Department, and the Washington County Sheriff’s Department.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Routine Traffic Stops Leads to Drug Arrests

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District 5 5205 South 5th Ave.
Pocatello, Idaho 83204-2299
(208) 236-6466 FAX: (208) 236-6068

For Immediate Release: 10/23/2014 2:11 PM
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On October 21, 2014, at approximately 12:56 p.m., the Idaho State Police made a routine traffic stop east on Interstate 86 at milepost 62 in Bannock County. Rory Schneider, 26 years of age of Beulah, ND, was subsequently arrested on drug charges. Schneider was taken to the Bannock County jail with charges for felony possession of approximately 1/2 pound of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia. The marijuana is worth approximately $2000.00.

On October 23, 2014, at approximately 12:11 p.m., the Idaho State Police made a routine traffic stop east on Interstate 86 at milepost 61 in Bannock County. Benjamin Day, 40 years of age of Byesville, Ohio, was subsequently arrested on drug charges. Day was taken to the Bannock County jail with charges of felony possession of approximately 1/2 pound of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia. The marijuana is worth approximately $2000.00.


DSP Initials EH/SG
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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Final Update - Commercial Vehicle Crash I-84 near exit 27 in Caldwell

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
(208) 846-7550
Fax (208) 846-7520

For Immediate Release: 10/22/14 5:07 a.m.
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*****FINAL UPDATE*****

On Tuesday, October 21, 2014, at approximately 11:30 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a three vehicle injury crash on I-84 eastbound near milepost 26, in Caldwell.

Troy W. Walker, 44 of Ferdinand, ID, driving a 1997 Peterbilt semi pulling two trailers was traveling westbound on I-84 near exit 26, lost control of the vehicle. The second trailer hit the median and over turned spilling a large amount of grain on the roadway, blocking the westbound lanes and one eastbound lane.

Kyle B. Woodworth, 21 of Caldwell, driving a 1995 Honda Civic, traveling westbound on I-84, was struck by debris from the crash.

Mitchell G. Brown, 53 of Caldwell, driving a 1990 Volkswagen Cabriolet, traveling westbound on I-84, lost control of his vehicle while driving through the grain and struck the median barrier.

Brown was transported by ground ambulance to Saint Alphonsus Health Plaza, in Nampa. Walker, Woodworth and his passenger, Brittany N. Beame, 20 of Caldwell, were not transported.

The lanes were blocked for approximately four and a half hours while emergency crews worked to clear the scene.

*****UPDATE*****

All westbound and eastbound lanes are now open.

*****UPDATE*****

There is currently one westbound and one eastbound lane open. Traffic is no longer being diverted. Expect delays in the area as crews work to clean up the scene.

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Idaho State Police is currently investigating a crash on I-84 near exit 27 in Caldwell.
Currently, the westbound lanes are blocked, and traffic is being diverted off I-84 at exit 27. The inside eastbound lane is also blocked.

Further updates will follow when information becomes available.

DSP Initials KS / SA

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