Friday, June 22, 2018

Idaho State Police news release - two arrested on charges of trafficking heroin near Pocatello

For Immediate Release
June 22, 2018
Contact: Tim Marsano, ISP Public Information Officer, 208.884.7122

On June 21st 2018 at approximately 11:45 p.m., Idaho State Police detectives arrested Miles A. Prescott, 27, and Daniel A.J. Shinney, 28, both of Pocatello, on charges of Trafficking Heroin, 28 grams or more in violation of Idaho Code 37-2732(B)(6)(c).
The two were arrested while traveling on I-15 just south of Pocatello and booked into the Bannock County Jail.
Prescott and Shinney were in possession of 268.6 grams of heroin and other drug paraphernalia when they were arrested.
The arrests were the culmination of a heroin trafficking investigation by the Idaho State Police and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Pocatello Office.
The 268 grams of heroin is one of the largest-ever heroin seizures in southeastern Idaho.