Police seek information about man who made fraudulent purchases with fake checks

Courtesy Rexburg Police Department REXBURG — The Rexburg Police Department is investigating the theft of two high-valued items from the Cal-Ranch store at 530 North 2nd East. Investigators say an unknown male entered the store around 8 p.m. on April 15. He purchased a black 5×10 wood deck trailer valued at $1,500 and an orange … Read more

Prosecutor responds to ‘inappropriate,’ ‘absurd’ requests of Lori Vallow Daybell’s attorney

File photo ST. ANTHONY — Special Prosecutor Rob Wood says a recent motion filed by Lori Vallow Daybell’s attorney is “inappropriate” and “absurd.” On Friday, Daybell’s attorney, Mark Means, asked District Judge Steven Boyce to grant several requests after his client was committed to the Department of Health and Welfare. In a court filing, Means … Read more

Police arrest man who officers say left gun in Fred Meyer

Derek Martin | Bonneville County Jail IDAHO FALLS — Police arrested an Idaho Falls man on parole Tuesday morning after he left a gun inside Fred Meyer Saturday. Idaho Falls Police Department spokeswoman Jessica Clements tells EastIdahoNews.com 39-year-old Derek Martin was booked into the Bonneville County Jail for felony unlawful possession of a gun and … Read more

Attorney makes long list of requests before Lori Vallow Daybell is moved to mental health facility

File photo ST. ANTHONY — Lori Vallow Daybell’s defense attorney Mark Means has a lengthy list of requests after a judge committed her to the Department of Health and Welfare last week. In the document filed Friday, Means says he is making the requests because of Daybell’s “fragile mental state of incompetency, as a direct … Read more

Wyoming man arrested for robbery of local convenience store

Kyle Davidson | Bingham County Jail BLACKFOOT — A Wyoming man is behind bars after the robbery of a Blackfoot Stinker Stores earlier this week. Kyle Stephen Davidson, 28, of Wilson Wyoming, is charged with felony robbery and unlawful possession of a gun, according to charging documents obtained by EastIdahoNews.com. The Blackfoot Police Department says … Read more

Man sentenced for using zip-tie to strangle cat found stabbed at his front door

Caden Glenn Armstrong | Fremont County Jail ST. ANTHONY — A man who stabbed and strangled a cat has been sentenced after reaching a plea agreement with Fremont County prosecutors. Caden Glenn Armstrong, 21, received a 180-day jail sentence and two years of probation after he pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges of animal cruelty and … Read more

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