Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Two-vehicle crash in Jerome leads to manhunt **Update Photo**

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Region 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID (208) 324-6000
Fax (208) 324-7897
For further information, contact Lt. Robert Storm at (208)324-6000 or (208)736-3070

For Immediate Release: 04/13/10 3:50 pm
Contact: Troy Debie


A photo of the suspect can be seen on our blog page:



On Tuesday April 13, 2010 at approximately 7:50 am, Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle injury crash westbound I84 at milepost 163. Jeremy T. Hill, 33, of Jerome was westbound in a 2003 Dodge Neon. Tami Sipes, 36, of Jerome, was also westbound in a 1995 GMC pickup, when her vehicle was struck from behind by Hill's. Sipes and Hill were both transported by ground ambulance to Saint Benedict's Family Medical Center in Jerome with non-life threatening injuries.

Hill was placed under detention by police, but managed to escape custody at the hospital. Officers searched the area around the hospital with a tracking canine, but Hill eluded capture. Hill is currently wanted on a misdemeanor warrant out of Ada County for failure to appear. He is also wanted by the Idaho State Police for reckless driving, resisting and obstructing officers, and possession of marijuana. Hill has a laceration on the top of his head that was bleeding. He also has tattoos on both arms. Anyone with information about Hill should contact 911 or Idaho State Police at 736-3060. The incident is under investigation by Trooper Troy Debie. The Idaho State Police were assisted by Jerome County Sheriff, Jerome City Police, and Twin Falls County Sheriff in the search.