Friday, April 27, 2012

ISP Officers Arrest 2 on Drug Charges in Payette County, April 25, 2012

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

For Immediate Release: 04/27/12 2:00 PM
Please direct questions to the District Office

On April 25, 2012, at approximately 1:09 a.m., an Idaho State Police District 3 Trooper stopped a silver 2004 Hyundai Elantra, displaying Idaho license plates, westbound on Interstate 84, near milepost 17, in Payette County, Idaho for a traffic violation.

The driver was identified by an Idaho driver's license as Timothy D. Byrd (44 YOA) of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho and the passenger was identified as Shandel A. Cabaniss (30 YOA) also of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. A Payette County Sheriff's Office drug detecting K-9 was utilized during the traffic stop and alerted to the presence of illegal drugs in the vehicle.

A subsequent search of the vehicle revealed approximately 5.8 pounds of Marijuana inside the vehicle. Mr. Byrd and Mrs. Cabaniss were arrested for Felony Drug Trafficking (marijuana) and booked into the Payette County Jail. The estimated value of the seized marijuana was approximately $14,500.

If media representatives have questions, they may telephone the Idaho State Police District 3 Office at 884-7360.