Thursday, March 5, 2015

Motorcycle Crash Sends One to Hospital in Canyon County

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

For Immediate Release: 3-5-2015 3:00pm
Please direct questions to the District Office


XXXXXXXXXX UPDATE from PIO Teresa Baker XXXXXXXX

On Thursday, March 5, 2015, at 11:05 am, the Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle crash at the intersection of Linden and Middleton in Canyon County. Nathan Allen, 25, of Nampa, was south on Middleton Road on a 2008 Yamaha motorcycle at a high rate of speed. Allen failed to stop at a stop sign and ran into the back of a 2013 Rav 4, driven by George Foster, 51 of Middleton. Allen was ejected from his motorcycle, and was not wearing a helmet. Allen was transported to St. Alphonsus Medical Center in Boise with non life threatening injuries. Foster was wearing his seat belt. The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.


The Meridian Police Department reported that one of their officers had attempted to stop Allen at about 10:38 a.m. on Linder Road in Meridian for erratic driving. Allen failed to stop for the officer and drove off at a high rate of speed. The officer pursued Allen as he ran multiple stoplights and stop signs and continued to travel at a high speed. Meridian Police called off the pursuit as Allen crossed Chinden Boulevard and into Canyon County.

A Middleton police officer also attempted to stop Allen, but Allen failed to yield to that officer. There was not an active pursuit by law enforcement at the time of the crash.






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Motorcycle Crash Sends One to Hospital in Canyon County

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IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE
District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
(208) 846-7550
Fax (208) 846-7520

For Immediate Release: 3-5-2015 3:00pm
Please direct questions to the District Office


XXXXXXXXXX UPDATE from PIO Teresa Baker XXXXXXXX

On Thursday, March 5, 2015, at 11:05 am, the Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle crash at the intersection of Linder and Middleton in Canyon County. Nathan Allen, 25, of Nampa, was south on Middleton Road on a 2008 Yamaha motorcycle at a high rate of speed. Allen failed to stop at a stop sign and ran into the back of a 2013 Rav 4, driven by George Foster, 51 of Middleton. Allen was ejected from his motorcycle, and was not wearing a helmet. Allen was transported to St. Alphonsus Medical Center in Boise with non life threatening injuries. Foster was wearing his seat belt. The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.


The Meridian Police Department reported that one of their officers had attempted to stop Allen at about 10:38 a.m. on Linder Road in Meridian for erratic driving. Allen failed to stop for the officer and drove off at a high rate of speed. The officer pursued Allen as he ran multiple stoplights and stop signs and continued to travel at a high speed. Meridian Police called off the pursuit as Allen crossed Chinden Boulevard and into Canyon County.

A Middleton police officer also attempted to stop Allen, but Allen failed to yield to that officer. There was not an active pursuit by law enforcement at the time of the crash.






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Motorcycle Crash Sends One to Hospital in Canyon County

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IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE
District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
(208) 846-7550
Fax (208) 846-7520

For Immediate Release: 3-5-2015 3:00pm
Please direct questions to the District Office


On Thursday, March 5, 2015, at 11:05 am, the Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle crash at the intersection of Linder and Middleton in Canyon County. Nathan Allen, 25, of Nampa, was south on Middleton Road on a 2008 Yamaha motorcycle at a high rate of speed. Allen failed to stop at a stop sign and ran into the back of a 2013 Rav 4, driven by George Foster, 51 of Middleton. Allen was ejected from his motorcycle, and was not wearing a helmet. Allen was transported to St. Alphonsus Medical Center in Boise with non life threatening injuries. Foster was wearing his seat belt. The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.



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Idaho State Police to Commission 16 Troopers on Friday During Ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda

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Teresa Baker
Public Information Officer
Headquarters 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
(208) 884-7122
Fax (208) 884-7087

For Immediate Release: 3/5/15 at 10:30 a.m.

Idaho State Police to Commission 16 Troopers on Friday During Ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda

MERIDIAN - The Idaho State Police will commission sixteen new troopers during a ceremony in the State Capitol Rotunda in Boise on Friday, March 6th at 10:30 a.m. During the ceremony the Advanced Training Class (ATC) of new troopers will take the oath of office and receive their campaign hat and badge. The class will be addressed by Governor C.L. "Butch" Otter, Colonel Ralph Powell, Director of the Idaho State Police and Class President Christian Briggs. In a longstanding tradition of ISP, the class will showcase their patrol cars on the Statehouse steps beginning at 9:30 a.m. The public is invited to the ceremony and to take a step back into history with ISP's parade cars that will also be on display.

The Idaho State Police ATC is a 16-week program that all recruits must complete to become a state trooper, including those who were previously employed by another law enforcement agency and are already certified peace officers. Twelve of the troopers graduating will go on to complete the 10-week Peace Officer Standards Training (POST) Basic Patrol Academy. The four troopers already certified will be assigned to one of six districts of ISP throughout the state to complete a field training program that lasts approximately 12 weeks. During this stage the new troopers will work with a series of experienced troopers who will teach, evaluate and document each of them in an on-the-job setting.

Members of the Idaho State Police Advanced Training Class (ATC #42), their hometowns and the ISP district office each will be assigned to are:


Richard Alderson - Ridgeland, SC - District 1 - Coeur d'Alene

Adam Benjamin - McCall - District 4 - Jerome

Scott Bolen - Kimberly - District 4 - Jerome

Christian Briggs - Nampa - District 4 - Jerome

Patrick Burke - Caldwell - District 2 - Lewiston

Brandalyn Crapo - Nampa - District 3 - Meridian

Kirill Fomin - Nampa - District 4 - Jerome

Andrew Francis - Rexburg - District 6 - Idaho Falls

Brigham Hymas - Rexburg - District 5 - Pocatello

Michael Marrott - Rexburg - District 4 - Jerome

Steven McClain - Meridian - District 5 - Pocatello

James Millar - Boise - District 5 - Pocatello

Russell Poulsen - Jerome - District 4 - Jerome

Samuel Rodriguez - Boise - District 2 - Lewiston

Justin Turrentine - Weiser - District 3 - Meridian

Kenneth Wiesmore - Kimberly - District 4 - Jerome

During ATC, recruits are trained to assume responsibilities of an Idaho State Trooper which include, but are not limited to:

- Traffic control and enforcement
- Motor vehicle crash investigations
- Criminal investigations
- Report writing
- Impaired driving investigations
- Crime scene processing and investigation
- Law and courtroom procedure
- Firearms and defensive weapons
- Communication techniques including public speaking
- Ethics

Anyone interested in learning more about the Idaho State Police or in applying to be a trooper should visit the ISP website at www.isp.idaho.gov and add their name to the hiring notification list.

Media:
There will be an opportunity for photographs with the new troopers with their patrol vehicles in front of the Capitol after the ceremony on Friday. Any on-camera interviews will have to be completed before the ceremony.

The ceremony schedule is as follows:
9:30 a.m. - Patrol and Parade Car Display
10:30 a.m. - Graduation Ceremony Begins
11:30 a.m. - Graduation Ceremony Concludes
11:30 a.m. - Reception line
12:00 p.m. - Class photos


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Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Injury Crash NB US95 at milepost 447

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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 One CASE # C15000488

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DATE: March 4th, 2015 TIME: 2:11 pm LOCATION: NB US95 at milepost 447, south of Athol

ASSISTING AGENCIES: Kootenai County

VEHICLE #1
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DRIVER Ziaya, Merlyne J AGE 73
ADDRESS Cocolalla, Idaho
INJURIES? - Yes
HOSPITAL/LOCATION TAKEN ? Kootenai Health
VEHICLE YEAR 2003 VEHICLE MAKE Subaru VEHICLE MODEL Legacy
WRECKER Recovery Master
SEATBELTS/HELMET WORN? Yes



INCIDENT NARRATIVE: Ziaya was northbound on US95 near milepost 447 when she left the roadway and drove into the median. She proceeded through the median and back onto the highway. She then left the highway again and drove back into the median striking the embankment, causing the vehicle to overturn and come to rest on it's top. Ziaya was transported to Kootenai Health by Life Flight. Investigation continuing.



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Injury Crash EB US12 at milepost 19

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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 Two CASE # L15000295

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DATE: March 4th, 2015 TIME: 1:40 pm LOCATION: EB US12 at milepost 19 Gifford Reubens Road

ASSISTING AGENCIES: Nez Perce County

VEHICLE #1
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DRIVER Clyne, Jean J AGE 45
ADDRESS Culdesac, Idaho
INJURIES? - Yes
HOSPITAL/LOCATION TAKEN ? St. Joseph Regional Medical Center
VEHICLE YEAR 2012 VEHICLE MAKE Chevy VEHICLE MODEL Malibu
WRECKER Forest Wrecker Service
SEATBELTS/HELMET WORN? Unknown


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DRIVER Calhoun, Mark W AGE 46
ADDRESS Pierce, Idaho
INJURIES? - Yes
HOSPITAL/LOCATION TAKEN ? St. Joseph Regional Medical Center
VEHICLE YEAR 2001 VEHICLE MAKE Dodge VEHICLE MODEL Ram
WRECKER Bernards Towing
SEATBELTS/HELMET WORN? Unknown

PASSENGER(S)

NAME Niebel, Melissa E AGE 47
ADDRESS Clarkston, Washington
INJURIES? - Yes
HOSPITAL/LOCATION TAKEN ? St Joseph Regional Medical Center
SEATBELT - Unknown

NAME Niebel, Cody A AGE 14
INJURIES? - No
SEATBELT - Unknown

NAME Niebel, Felicia I AGE 18
INJURIES? - No
SEATBELT - Unknown

NAME Anderson, Bricen J AGE 8 Months
INJURIES? - No
SEATBELT - Child Safety Seat


INCIDENT NARRATIVE: Calhoun was eastbound on US12 when Clyne, who was stopped at the stop sign at the intersection of Gifford Reubens Road and US12, attempted to turn westbound on US12. She pulled out in front of Calhoun, causing him to strike her vehicle. Clyne, Calhoun, and Melissa Niebel were transported to St. Joseph Regional Medical Center. The roadway was blocked for approximately 1.5 hours. Investigation ongoing.



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Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Injury crash on US91 in Blackfoot

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

For Immediate Release: 03/03/2015 2:30 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On March 2, 2015, at approximately 8:30 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle injury crash that occurred on US91 at Wooton Way, in Blackfoot.
Ronald Schmid, 36 of Idaho Falls, was traveling southbound on US91 in a 1994 Honda Accord.
Alyssa Walters, 23 of American Falls, was traveling northbound on US91 in a 1996 Chevy 1500 pickup.
Walters failed to yield to oncoming traffic while turning onto Wooton Way, and was struck by Schmid's vehicle.

All occupants of both vehicles were transported by ground ambulance to Bingham Memorial Hospital.

The crash is still under investigation by the Idaho State Police.


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