Meridian Police are searching for a man they believe approached a 9-year-old girl, offered her candy and grabbed her wrist. She refused and the man then tried to grab her wrist but she was able to pull away and run to safety.
Police began investigating James Earl Williams after Health and Welfare staff received reports that the man was allegedly having inappropriate sexual contact with a girl. He is charged with five felony sex crimes.
Video evidence contradicts the account University of Idaho football player Kyree Curington told police last week after he was accused of rape. Moscow police filed an affidavit in Curington’s Latah County court case.
Inmate serving life sentence, Jim Nice, dies by an apparent suicide, IDOC reports. In 2017, Nice was suspected of killing his cellmate at another Idaho prison. The Ada County Sheriff’s Office is investigating.
A mental health crisis response program, TASC, sends out counselors to help police in rural Nebraska. It diverts hundreds of people from emergency mental holds. Would it work in Idaho, and would Idaho fund it?
An Ada County sheriff’s deputy saved a 16-year-old Boise girl who had overdosed on heroin that her 20-year-old boyfriend allegedly watched her inject. Marshall Schrick was arrested for felony injury to a child.
Nampa police arrested eight individuals Thursday in connection with the death of a 16-year-old in September, according to a news release. Roberto Angel Gomez died at a hospital from gunshot wounds on Sept. 25.
A tort claim filed against the Canyon County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office in late October claims that a female prosecutor has been discriminated against because of her gender. The county has 90 days to respond.
A Canyon County judge on Tuesday sentenced the man who struck and killed two people when fleeing Nampa Police to 30 years in prison. Joseph Sena, 50, pleaded guilty to two counts of vehicular manslaughter for the July 14 deaths.
A substitute teacher in the Parma School District and coach was arrested last week on accusations of texting pictures of his genital piercings to a student. He’s accused of charged on suspicion of sexual battery of a minor, age 16 or 17.
A 24-year-old registered sex offender was arrested Friday for two new accusations of statutory rape after being paroled only one month ago. Dillon Scott was convicted in Ada County in 2004 of enticing children over the internet, a sex crime.
After about two minutes of fighting for the weapon, the trooper shot the suspect in the torso, police say. Christopher E. Williams, 41, of Boise, died of multiple gunshot wounds, according to the Ada County Coroner’s Office.
Boise Police reported Wednesday that a police officer had been intentionally struck by a driver on the Bench and was hospitalized. The officer was reportedly conducting a traffic stop off of Vista Avenue.
Fruitland High School Principal Mike Fitch is the subject of “an active investigation,” according to Idaho State Police. ISP declined to expand on what Fitch was being investigated for, but Superintendent Teresa Fabricius is acting administrator at the school.
Jack Darrel Fields Jr., 25, of El Paso, was shot and killed by a deputy Thursday night, according to a press release by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. Fields was a former running back for Boise State.