Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Traffic stop leads to arrest

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

For Immediate Release: 01/28/2014 04:52 am
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Monday, January 27, 2014, at approximately 8:15 p.m. the Idaho State Police was informed by SIRCOMM of an armed robbery that occurred at the Amber Inn, near Eden, Idaho. The Amber Inn is located near the Garden of Eden-Travelers Oasis truck stop off exit 182 on Interstate 84. A brief description of the suspect and possible vehicle involved was broadcast to the area units.

At 8:30 p.m. the Idaho State Police conducted a traffic stop eastbound Interstate 84 at milepost 205, west of Burley on 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe for a traffic violation. Shortly after initiating the traffic stop, a citizen called to report seeing the passenger of the vehicle throw something out the window. A search of the area by the Cassia County Sheriff recovered a rifle which matched the one used in the earlier armed robbery.

Daniel Quilimaco, 33, of Rupert, was booked into the Jerome County Jail for armed robbery, aggravated assault, assault with the intent to commit a serious felony and destruction of evidence. Jacob Rodriguez, 18, of Heyburn, was booked into the Jerome County Jail for destruction of evidence and criminal conspiracy.