Saturday, November 9, 2013

Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrest Near American Falls

IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer

Idaho State Police
District 5 5205 South 5th Ave.
Pocatello, Idaho 83204-2299
(208) 236-6466 FAX: (208) 236-6068

For Immediate Release: 11/09/2013 5:30 p.m.

Please direct questions to the District Office

On Friday, November 8th, 2013, at approximately 3:30 p.m., the Idaho State Police conducted a traffic stop on a 2011 Ford Taurus on Interstate 86 near milepost 28, near American Falls in Power County, Idaho.

The vehicle was traveling east, and was stopped for a traffic violation. The driver was identified as 50-year-old female Shirley Scherr, from Bismarck, North Dakota. The passenger was identified as 50-year-old Michael Curt, from Bismarck, North Dakota. Pursuant to the traffic stop, 13.16 pounds of suspected marijuana was found and seized. Also 7,277.00 dollars was found and seized. Both Scherr and Curt were incarcerated in the Power County Jail where they are being charged with trafficking a controlled substance and felony possession of marijuana.