Monday, October 21, 2019

Pursuit Subject Apprehended On US26 at Milepost 402, East of Irwin

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Idaho State Police
District 6 1540 Foote Dr.
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
(208) 528-3400 FAX: (208) 528-3485

For Immediate Release: 10/21/19 11:34 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Monday, October 21, 2019, at approximately 5:00 p.m., Andrew Thomason, 34, of Powell, WY, fled from the Wyoming Highway Patrol into Idaho via westbound US26, east of Irwin, ID. The Wyoming Highway Patrol discontinued the pursuit at the Idaho border.

Thomason continued westbound from milepost 402, where he crashed a 1997 Plymouth four door. Thomason fled the crash on foot. Idaho State Police and the Bonneville County Sheriff's Office arrived on scene of the crash, searched the area, and located Thomason. Thomason was charged with battery on an officer, driving while intoxicated, and leaving the scene of a crash. Charges are pending by the Wyoming Highway Patrol.

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