CRIME & SAFETY
Local Twin Falls Resident Arrested for Felony Drug Possession in Blaine County
On September 23, 2023, Shaylee M. Scherer was arrested by Blaine County Sheriff’s deputies on State Highway 75, near milepost 127, south of Ketchum, Idaho. The arrest occurred during a traffic stop for exceeding the speed limit.
The Twin Falls County Sheriff’s Office continues to urge residents to abide by water closures
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — It’s been just over one week since the discovery of Quagga Mussel larvae in the water of Centennial Park, and the Twin Falls Sheriff’s Office continues to urge the public to help contain the invasive species. Chief Deputy Don Newman told KMVT...
Following a tragic death on the jobsite, Road Work Ahead has a message for the public
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — Road Work Ahead lost a member of their own during Saturday’s tragic accident on Interstate 84 near exit 182, and now they have a plea for the public. “The main thing is to slow down, slow down and stay off your phones, and...
1 Killed in Accident Near Twin Falls Saturday Night After Semi Hits a Pedestrian
Saturday evening a man was struck and killed by a semi-truck on the highway near Twin Falls, Idaho. Semi Strikes and Kills Man Saturday Evening Near Twin Falls. Saturday night I84 was closed for around 5 and a half hours as Idaho State Police and other emergency responders were on the scene of a fatality accident near westbound exit 182. The ISP report states:
Jerome man's body recovered
The Jerome Police Department has located the remains of a Jerome man that has been missing since last week.
Law enforcement claims people aren't obeying closure signs in quagga mussel investigation
All of these locations have clear signage indicating no watercraft is to be launched.
Weekly Safety Report: Flag Incident, Multi-Car Crash, Murder Charges, and Robbery in Twin Falls, Idaho
This week in Twin Falls, Idaho, several incidents occurred that required attention and response from local authorities. These incidents include a man being injured while helping fly the American flag, a multi-car crash that sent three people to the hospital, a murder investigation leading to additional charges, and a robbery at the College of Southern Idaho.
Police: New evidence on potential whereabouts of endangered 78-year-old man missing in Jerome
Police found slide marks into a water canal near Michael Underwood's backpack. Police say he has severe dementia and is unable to return home without assistance.
Weekly Safety Report: Vehicular Manslaughter, Missing Elderly Man, and Gun Possession in Jerome County, Idaho
This week in Jerome County, Idaho, there were three notable incidents. A 20-year-old has been charged with Vehicular Manslaughter following a fatal crash near Hazelton. The Jerome Police Department is searching for a missing 78-year-old man with advanced dementia. Lastly, a student at Jerome High School is facing multiple charges after being found with a handgun on school grounds.
Two people charged in connection to death of Jerome County man
Kevin N. Kuinzle is being charged in connection to the murder of a Jerome man and a gunpoint robbery that prompted CSI to order a lock in place.
Police: Student facing multiple charges after being caught with gun at Idaho high school
JEROME— A student is facing multiple charges after being found with a handgun Thursday afternoon at Jerome High School, police say. Jerome Police Department officers were told about an off-campus confrontation at about 1 p.m. in which someone saw a gun. Responding officers found a group of students at East Main Street and First Avenue East but didn’t find a firearm. Officers were then given the names of two students...
UPDATE: Jerome County Sheriff has section of Bob Barton Rd closed for investigation
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT)— UPDATE: There are new details on an incident in Jerome on Bob Barton Road over the weekend. On Sunday around 3:00 p.m. the Jerome County Sheriff’s Office responded to a welfare check at a residence on Bob Barton Road. While conducting the welfare check...
20-year-old charged with Vehicular Manslaughter following tragic death near Hazelton over the weekend
HAZELTON, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — Jerome County has released the details regarding a vehicular death that occurred in the early morning hours of Saturday near Hazelton. According to an affidavit obtained thought Jerome County public records, on September 16th, law enforcement was notified of fatal crash and possible homicide at 2650 East 1200 South.
Cow moose falls to her death over cliff near Twin Falls Costco during capture attempt
TWIN FALLS, Idaho — An adult cow moose fell off a cliff and died Thursday during an attempted capture by Idaho Fish and Game officers. The moose had been darted by officers and was under the influence of anesthetizing drugs to temporarily immobilize and relocate it - when the inebriated moose ran off a walking path and over a rocky cliff onto Canyon Springs Road where she died, according to Idaho Fish and Game (IDFG).
Utah man injured while helping fly American flag in Twin Falls, Idaho
FARMINGTON — It is safe to say the American Flag means a lot to Brent Jensen. His home is full of them. So, naturally, when the group Follow The Flag went to Twin Falls, Idaho, earlier this week to hang a large American Flag across the Snake River Canyon, Jensen had to be a part of it."It is stunning. Beautiful," he said. "The mission of the flag is to honor, heal and inspire people and it really does that to people. "It's the healing part of that mission Jensen is now doing himself.
Twin Falls man pleads guilty to rape
Joshua Nelson entered Alford pleas to rape and voyeurism in two cases against him.
Fatal Crash East of Twin Falls
Idaho State Police is investigating a semi-truck versus pedestrian crash that occurred Saturday, September 23, 2023, at 7:30 p.m. on Interstate 84 at milepost 183 in Jerome County. A 75-year-old male from Anaheim, CA, was driving a 2021 Freightliner semi-truck westbound on Interstate... ★ FURTHER REFERENCES ★. Posted in:. Places:
Man extradited from Tennessee to face charges in Twin Falls
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — A man has been extradited from Tennessee to Twin Falls to face child sexual abuse charges, stemming from the last decade. Since 2018, 24-year-old Devon Larison has been incarcerated at the Whiteville Correctional Facility in Tennessee. He was convicted of aggravated sexual battery, in...
UPDATE: Student arrested for bringing a weapon to Jerome High School
JEROME, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — UPDATE: The Jerome Police Department arrested a student at the high school after they received a call of an altercation off campus and that the student had a weapon. At around 1 p.m. Thursday, officers arrived at the intersection of Hayes and First, which is...
84 years after a Kimberly woman went missing, her family convinced police to open an investigation into her disappearance
Police aim to use ground penetrating radar in areas of interest to find clues regarding Agnes Fults. There is no known record of her disappearance.