Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrest Near Idaho Falls

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Idaho State Police
District 6 1540 Foote Dr.
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
(208) 525-7377 FAX: (208) 525-7294

For Immediate Release: 02/18/14 1:15 PM
Please direct questions to the District Office

On February 18, 2014, the Idaho State Police stopped a 2007 Lincoln Navigator for a traffic violation travelling north on Interstate 15 near milepost 118 in Idaho Falls, Bonneville County. The driver of the vehicle, Deangelo L. Hankston, 31 years of age, from North Las Vegas, NV, had a suspended driver's license and the investigation revealed he recently had been smoking marijuana. A search of the vehicle revealed 1,784 Oxycodone pills, and 195 Hydrocodone pills. Estimated street value is approximately $55,000. Hankston was booked into the Bonneville County Jail for driving without privileges, possession of marijuana (misdemeanor), and 2 felony counts of intent to deliver Hydrocodone and Oxycodone pills. ISP was assisted by the Bonneville County Sheriff's Office and their K-9 drug dog.