Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Traffic Stop Results in Arrest

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Region 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
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For further information, contact Capt. Robert Storm at (208) 324-6000 or (208) 736-3070

For Immediate Release: October 27, 2010 11:30 p.m.
Contact: Trooper Gates

On October 25, 2010 at approximately 1:51 pm, Idaho State Police Trooper Gates stopped a gold GMC Sierra that was traveling northbound on State Highway 75 near milepost 90 in Lincoln County. The driver, identified as Joseph R. Koon, of Jerome, Idaho, was arrested for two felony warrants out of Twin Falls County. A K9 was deployed and alerted on the vehicle. A search of the pickup was conducted and approximately 16.8 grams of methamphetamine were located inside the vehicle. Koon was arrested for the two felony warrants, as well as possession with the intent to deliver methamphetamine, paraphernalia and driving without privileges. Trooper Gates was assisted at the scene by Lincoln County Sheriff's Office.