Saturday, September 8, 2012

Traffic Pursuit in Jerome County.

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District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
Fax (208) 324-7897

For Immediate Release: 09/08/12 8:11 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On September 8, 2012, at approximately 3:20 p.m., Idaho State Police attempted to stop an orange 2009 KTM motorcycle on Interstate 84 near milepost 165, in Jerome County. The motorcycle was driven by Nicholas Jensen, 27 of Columbus, Indiana. Jensen was traveling east at 90 miles per hour in a posted 75 mile per hour speed zone, when he failed to yield for a traffic stop. Jensen took the Jerome exit and continued to drive away at a high rate of speed. Jensen drove into a near-by field, where Jerome County, Jerome Police Department and the Idaho State Police set up a perimeter. Jensen was found in the yard of a near-by residence and was taken into custody.