Chubbuck police ask for help identifying burglary suspect

Courtesy Chubbuck Police Department Facebook CHUBBUCK — The Chubbuck Police Department has requested assistance from the public in identifying at least one person believed to have been involved in several vehicle burglaries. Surveillance footage from multiple burglaries shows what police believe is the same person entering unlocked vehicles in town, the department said in a … Read more

Chubbuck man suffers ‘severe’ injuries in car-pedestrian collision

EastIdahoNews.com file photo POCATELLO — A vehicle-pedestrian collision in Pocatello Tuesday night left a man with “severe” injuries, police say. Officers were dispatched to the 800 block of North Main Street just before 9 p.m. after multiple 911 calls were received regarding the collision, Pocatello Police Public Information Officer Greg Cates said. Because no arrests … Read more

Police officer under investigation after teenager is injured

Cotant Park in Chubbuck. | Kalama Hines, EastIdahoNews.com CHUBBUCK — An investigation is underway after an Idaho Falls Police officer allegedly injured a 15-year-old boy in Chubbuck Saturday night. EastIdahoNews.com received an email from a user claiming the boy was hospitalized after an officer with the Chubbuck Police Department attacked him. The person told EastIdahoNews.com … Read more

Remains found in Bannock County identified as missing man

Karl Lockhart | Courtesy Chubbuck Police Department CHUBBUCK — A body found near Chubbuck on Saturday has been identified as a local man originally reported missing nearly a year ago. Karl Lockhart was reported missing last June, according to Chubbuck Chief of police Bill Guiberson. Lockhart’s remains were found by a group of surveyors in … Read more

PCSD25 lifts mask mandates for class, graduations

EastIdahoNews.com file photo POCATELLO — Pocatello/Chubbuck School District 25 voted to immediately suspend its mask mandate at a board meeting Tuesday. “For the duration of the 2020-2021 school year, face coverings/masks will be optional for all learners, staff and visitors,” district officials said in a news release. The decision is a product of the recent … Read more

Police recover woman’s body from canal

EastIdahoNews.com file photo CHUBBUCK — Authorities have recovered the body of a woman from a canal in Chubbuck. Police reports show at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Chubbuck Police Department officers were dispatched to area near the intersection of Hiline Road and New Day Parkway after receiving a report of a possible body in the canal. Officers … Read more

Your thoughts on nuclear energy? ISU and INL are giving away gift cards to find out

POCATELLO — Research teams at Idaho State University in Pocatello and Idaho National Laboratory in Idaho Falls want to survey east Idahoans to find out their knowledge, opinions, and values when it comes to nuclear energy and preparedness. To do it, they have created this survey, and are asking for as many participants as they … Read more

Officer Hoffa, fulfilling the dreams of his 6-year-old self, serves with a you-first mentality

Chubbuck Police Officer Tyler Hoffa sits in his police cruiser on Friday, April 2, 2021. Hoffa has been working the weekend night shift since he was hired as a Chubbuck patrol officer in 2019. | Kalama Hines, EastIdahoNews.com CHUBBUCK — Officer Tyler Hoffa takes great joy in serving on the Chubbuck Police Department’s weekend night … Read more

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