Thursday, August 1, 2019

ISP arrests Indiana man after pursuit ends near Rexburg.

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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: 8/2/19 at 12:00 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Thursday, August 1, 2019, at 7:16 p.m., Idaho State Police stopped a 2007 Volkswagen Passat for speeding on Highway 33 at milepost 119, near the Madison-Teton County line.

Troopers identified the driver as Aaron Phelps, 28, of Portage, Indiana, and discovered he had multiple felony warrants for his arrest. Phelps fled the traffic stop and ISP Troopers pursued him. Deputies from Madison County and Fremont County Sheriff's Offices assisted in the pursuit.

Phelps was apprehended after a short foot pursuit near U.S. 20, just south of Sugar City. Rexburg Police assisted at the scene. Phelps was arrested on the three felony warrants, and for felony eluding and resisting arrest.

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