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Border to Border DUI Education and Enforcement on New Year’s Eve

January 8, 2022

The Idaho State police members and the Western States Traffic Safety coalition (WSTSC) came together in a joint DUI education effort to urge people to drive safely, buckle up and stay sober on New Year’s Eve while driving. DUI-related cases usually go up during New Year’s Eve. This was done to make New Year’s Eve…

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Boise Man Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter Over Ann Morrison Death

December 29, 2021

A man pleaded guilty after being charged with voluntary manslaughter over an Ann Morrison death. The defendant was accused of mortally injuring another man in Ann Morrison Park during a tussle in October 2019.  Accused Andre Ray Garcia, 29, confessed to charges of voluntary manslaughter and persistent violator enhancement in relation to the demise of…

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Idaho Crime Report: Three of State’s Smaller Counties Had Highest DUI Rates in 2020

December 20, 2021

According to a new Idaho State Police online data dashboard on crime in Idaho, the state’s largest cities aren’t the ones where you’re most likely to be a victim of violent crime. In fact, smaller counties had the highest DUI rates statewide in 2020. The dashboard, which has been released recently, had data in it…

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Man Arrested for Drunk Driving in South Jordan, Crashing Car With 6 Kids in It

December 8, 2021

Police arrested a man for drunk driving in South Jordan after he crashed a car while speeding under the influence of alcohol, on Friday, November 26.  According to officials, six children were in the vehicle when the incident took place. Out of the six who were in the vehicle, five were not wearing seatbelts, officials…

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Former Steelers WR Lipps Skips Event Following Arrest on DUI Charges

November 29, 2021

Following his arrest on DUI charges, former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Louis Lipps was not able to attend the team’s Hall of Honor ceremony on the November 13-14 weekend. Lipps, who was set to be inducted during the November 14 game at Heinz Field versus Detroit, said he didn’t want to be a “distraction.” After…

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Man On Probation After Blowing Four Times The Legal Blood Alcohol Limit

November 20, 2021

A judge has sentenced Christopher Scott Lusk, 40, to probation after he drove with four times the legal blood alcohol limit. On July 9, Bonneville County Sheriff’s deputies and Idaho Falls Police officers were dispatched to a scene near South Holmes Avenue and Sunnyside Road where a drunk driver had been reported. Lusk was driving…

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Mark Few Was Arrested for DUI, Released Three Hours Later

November 8, 2021

Gonzaga basketball coach Mark Few was arrested for DUI and released three hours later on October 26 in Coeur d’Alene, as shown by police video footage. At the request of KREM, the police released 3-hour video footage that shows the entire process from being detained to being in custody to being released.  As Mark Few…

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40-Year Old Man Causes DUI Accident on I-84, Gets 15 Years in Jail

October 29, 2021

A man who caused a DUI accident on I-84 in Boise, Idaho, in 2020, was sentenced to 15 years in jail.  The man was identified as Eathon Wesen, a 40-year-old man who first drove off the interstate and then, when trying to go back to the interstate, he overcorrected and as a result, the car…

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I-95 DUI Crash Suspect Who Killed Idaho Family Recaptured

October 20, 2021

According to reports from the Nye County Sheriff’s office, the suspect in the case of a fatal I-95 DUI crash earlier this year was taken back in custody after he tried to escape from a Clark County rehabilitation center.  The manhunt lasted for around 36 hours.   The accused was identified as Tyler Kennedy.  He tried…

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Mark Few, Gonzaga Basketball Coach Arrested For DUI In Idaho

September 29, 2021

Gonzaga basketball coach Mark Few was stopped by the Coeur d’Alene police for a DUI in Idaho on Monday evening. He was cited to be driving erratic and speeding at around 8 pm, as per police reports. However, after reflecting on the DUI in Idaho, he released a statement, “I believe as a leader and…

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