Local police and SWAT were negotiating with a man who reportedly violated a no-contact order Sunday night and brandished a handgun at a woman in Meridian before fleeing into the desert. Police identified him as Jefferson Griffith.
Police have arrested four people, including three refugees from Tanzania, for the alleged rape of an 18-year-old woman in a car in Kuna. She told police she was with one of the teens in a car when the other three suspects arrived.
According to a press release from the U.S. Marshals, Kentraviaen A. Tuff, 36, was arrested in Tallahassee by the U.S. Marshals of Florida/Caribbean Regional Fugitive Task Force. He was wanted by Boise Police for an alleged assault.
A Boise federal jury awarded $1.8 million to a former Idaho Department of Correction officer, Cynthia Fuller, who reported being raped by a co-worker. The case is just one against the state in recent years ending in a settlement.
The suspect is accused of stepping on the children, throwing them, kicking them, hitting them, biting them and attempting to strangle them. She could spend the next 16 years in prison for eight charges.
Adam Paulson was sentenced to 15 years of probation after a jury convicted him of vehicular manslaughter in the death of 24-year-old Madeline Duskey. MADD says a more typical sentence would be three to five years in prison.
Scott Riggs, 41, is charged on suspicion of first-degree murder for the August 2017 death of 71-year-old Paula Knudson Ferbache. His trial is scheduled to last four to six weeks and if convicted he faces life in prison.
The Ada County Coroner identified the four people killed in a Friday crash in Meridian. A fifth person remains hospitalized. The head-on collision happened just after 7:30 p.m. near West Cherry Lane and Black Cat Road.
Idaho police arrested a 50-year-old Caldwell man Sunday after they say he severely beat a man, dragged an officer and struck a police K-9. William Kirkpatrick fled police, and they used a Taser to subdue him.
Two Nampa 15-year-olds charged in connection with beating a third boy in a city park on May 27, 2017. Prosecutors said they would try one of them, Anthony Daniel Garza, as an adult, but he took a plea deal. Garza was sentenced Thursday.
The Rev. William Thomas Faucher is trying to appeal the 25-year prison sentence he received Dec. 21, 2018, for possessing and sharing child pornography, as well as drug possession. But he’s failed to pay fees or get them waived.
The Boise Police Department reported that a pedestrian was seriously injured on Wednesday evening when struck by a vehicle in Downtown Boise while crossing 10th Street. The pedestrian was taken to a hospital.