News and Activity Summary for:
Sun, Mar 19, 2017
|Calls For Service
- Complaint (Noise) Police were requested to respond to the area of Mountain Lofts Apartments for report of a vehicle playing loud music. Police responded to the area and met with the driver of the vehicle. The driver stated that he was listening to the new Spotify music. Police warned the driver for disturbing the peace and then cleared from the area.
- Complaint Police were notified by an apartment manager of a trespassed individual being on their property on prior days. Police advised the manager to call again while the trespassed individual was currently on the property so police could build a more solid case.
- Animal Police were contacted by a concerned individual regarding a dog not on its property walking around and crossing streets. The individual expressed concerns for the dogs safety. Police contacted the dog's owner who was able to retrieve the dog and put it back inside.
- Safety Police contacted an emotional adult female in her parked vehicle at the rear of a church parking lot and discovered that she had been sleeping there due to family issues at home. After conversing with the female, police were unable to find evidence of physical abuse or suicidal tendencies. Police contacted an advocate with the Family Crisis Center to speak with the adult female.
- Citizen Assist Police returned a phone call to an individual who had questions about purchasing firearms if they are from another country. The questions were answered and the individual was referred to the Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms website.
- Civil Standby Police responded to a local business who had received a harassing phone call. The caller stated they were coming to the business at a certain time and the business wanted police presence during that time. The caller never showed up and the business was advised to let police know if they call back or show up in the future.
- Citizen Assist Police were dispatched to a disturbance call at a local residence. A juvenile female was having an emotional PTSD attack and had barricaded herself, inside of her bedroom. The girls parents were out of town and a babysitter was caring for the children in the home. Officers were able to gain entry into the bedroom but, the juvenile would not talk with them. A family friend was contacted by the parents and she came to the home. The friend was able to talk with the girl and was going to stay with her for a time. Officers left after the girl had calmed down. Complainant was asked to call dispatch if the situation escalated again.
- Arrest Rexburg Police charged 27 year old Tylor Christiansen of Idaho Falls with "Driving While Suspended" after police observed a vehicle speeding and initiated a traffic stop. The male driver had a suspended license. Police cited and released the driver of driving without privileges. The passenger had a valid driver's license and drove the vehicle from the scene.
- Assist Other Jurisdiction Madison County Deputies requested a Rexburg K9 unit to the area of Highway 20 near mile post 333. Rexburg Police responded to the area and were asked to preform a free air sniff around a vehicle that Madison County Deputies had stopped. While preforming the free air sniff, the Rexburg K9 showed a positive change of behavior on the vehicle. The vehicle was searched and narcotics, narcotic paraphernalia, and weapons were located. The Rexburg K9 was requested to do an itemized search of the contents of the vehicle. While preforming the itemized search, the Rexburg K9 located narcotic residue. Upon completing the search Rexburg K9 s then cleared.
- Arrest Rexburg Police charged 27 year old Travis Wilson of Sugar City with "2nd offense Driving While Suspended and No Insurance" after police observed a vehicle commit a traffic violation and initiated a traffic stop. The male driver had a suspended license and also had a previous citation for no insurance. Police cited and released the male for 2nd offense driving without privileges and for proof of liability insurance, both of which are misdemeanors. The vehicle was towed at the owner s request and the owner left with the tow truck.
- Motorist Assist This was an event where police observed a semi tractor and 53 foot trailer broken down on Main Street at the intersection of 5th West. The semi was blocking one entire lane of traffic causing a traffic hazard. Police remained with the vehicle notifying traffic of the hazard until the truck was repaired and moved from the roadway.
- Animal Police responded to a deer vs. car accident on Highway 20 at mile marker 334. The vehicle had two occupants and EMS responded and checked them for injuries which they had none. The vehicles airbags were deployed and the front end of the car sustained severe damage. Police located the deer and it had been killed by the accident.
- Safety Police responded to Madison Memorial hospital in reference to a combative patient. Police were asked to assist hospital staff in detaining the patient. Police arrived and made contact with the patient and staff and assisted in calming the patient and keeping her safely secured in her room.
- Complaint An officer was dispatched to a complaint of teenagers toilet papering a residence. The complainant tried to stop the teenagers from leaving but was unable to. They gave a description of the vehicle and the officers were unable to locate them.
- Complaint Police observed a vehicle make a traffic infraction and initiated a traffic stop. The underage driver had the odor of alcohol on his breath. The male admitted to having drank one can of Twisted Tea. Police had the driver do the field sobriety tests and breathalyzer test. The driver blew zeros. Police warned the driver for underage consumption.
- Theft Police were requested to take report of bike that was stole from a residence in the 100 S block of 3rd West. Police met with the victim and were told that her yellow huffy cruiser style bike was stolen from the front of her residence on todays date. Police gathered information for the bike and had the RP fill out a statement. Police patrolled the area looking for the bike, but were unable to find the bike. It is unknown who took the bike and where the bike is.
- Mental Health Police were dispatched to the top of the parking garage at Mountain Loft Apartments for a male acting suspiciously. Police responded and met with the male. It was discovered that the male was depressed and sick. The male was reported as seen pacing and then vomiting. Police talked with the male who stated that he was upset over having a bad day. The male also stated that he had been sick. Police verified that the male was not a threat to himself or others, and had EMS check him out. The male medically checked out and was then released from the scene. There is nothing further.
- Animal An officer was dispatched to a crash report where a driver hit a deer. The vehicle sustained damage and deer fled the area.
- Traffic Police responded to a crash in a parking lot on W. 7th S. No injuries were reported. Police gathered driver and vehicle information, verified all information, took photos and facilitated the exchange of it.
- Civil Standby This was an event where police received a request for a civil stand by during a child custody exchange. Police arrived and the exchange was completed with out incident.
- Complaint Police responded to W 6th S in reference to property damage, where the rear window of a vehicle had been found broken. Police spoke with the reporting party and looked at the vehicle. It was determined to be a possible rock chip and temperatures which caused the window to break. No signs of vandalism or malicious damage to the vehicle. A statement was collected and photographs taken.
- Harassment Police received a report of harassment via e-mail. Police advised ex-spouse to not have contact with ex or he could be cited for stalking, harassment.
- Traffic Police responded to a crash on S. 3rd W. No injuries were reported, airbags were deployed in one of the vehicles. EMS was dispatched to check the occupants. Police gathered information from both driver s, and had all involved fill out statements. Photos were taken of both vehicles and a citation was issued to the driver of unit one for failure to yield from a stop sign. Both vehicles were drivable, and all left when police were finished.
- Burglary Police met with reporting party who advised that they were a victim of a non-forced entry residential burglary. Police investigated incident and discovered that item of value taken was a maroon Mac-book Pro computer valued at 2000.00. Reporting party attempted to used find my computer app but was unsuccessful. This investigation is continuing.
- Complaint Police responded to a report of someone throwing rocks at a business window. Police arrived and patrolled the area. Police were not able to locate anyone in the area.
- Alarm Police responded to a burglary alarm at a local business. Police arrived and found the building was secure. Police made contact with a responsible person for the business, and informed them alarm. The alarm was discovered to be a false alarm, No citations were issued, and no crimes were committed.
- Animal Police responded to a vehicle vs. moose accident on University Blvd and about 5th West. The vehicle sustained severe front end and ceiling damage. Both passengers were okay. The moose had sustained broken legs and couldn't t walk. Police put down the moose on scene.
- Arrest Rexburg Police charged 30 year old Tyler J Sutton of Rigby with "Open Container of Alcohol" after police observed a vehicle make a traffic infraction and initiated a traffic stop. The driver had three open alcoholic beverages inside the vehicle, one of which was wedged between his seat and the center consul. The driver blew zeros on the breathalyzer. The driver was cited and released.
- Arrest Rexburg Police charged 21 year old Stefan Lucien of Rexburg with "Driving While Suspended" after an officer stopped a vehicle for speeding. Upon checking the license of the driver the officer found that they were suspended. The driver was cited and released.
- Arrest Rexburg Police arrested 39 year old Kevin D Morris of St. Anthony for "Possession of Marijuana, and Open Container of Alcohol" after police were dispatched to the Wal-Mart parking lot due to a report of a male in his car with an open container. Police made contact with the male and located an open container of alcohol. Police also located marijuana inside of the vehicle. The male was arrested and transported to Madison County Jail.
- Mental Health Police were contacted by a female who stated people were after her. Police conducted an investigation and discovered that female suffers from Alzheimer's. The female was placed into protective custody and taken to Madison Memorial hospital for a mental evaluation. Doctors determined that the female needed to be under supervision. The female remained at the hospital until her husband arrived and she was released to him.
- Citizen Assist Police responded to a local church due to a homeless male in need of a place to stay overnight while he is travelling. Police were able to obtain a room for the male to stay at for the night.
- Safety Police responded to the train tracks behind Great Scotts on 2nd E due to the report of a juvenile sitting and kneeling on the train tracks. Police contacted the individual and confirmed that he was just watching the nearby potato plant. Police contacted the juvenile s parents and the parents picked him up.
- Assist Other Jurisdiction Police responded to the Brenchley Apartments to assist a probation officer with probation searches. Police assisted and cleared the scene without incident.
- Animal A citizen turned over a dog to the police. The dog did not have any contact information on it. Police placed the dog in the shelter. The dog is a white Schnauzer type.
- Traffic Police investigated a two vehicle non-injury non blockage collision at the intersection of 5th West and 2nd North. A vehicle had made an improper turn and struck a stopped vehicle on the right passenger side.
- Civil Standby Police performed a civil stand by at 174 Valley River Dr. for a child custody exchange, which went without issue.
- Property Damage Police were patrolling and saw graffiti on the back wall of the business on Valley River Dr. Police photographed the graffiti, and requested an extra patrol in the area. Investigation continuing.
- Animal Police responded to a report of an injured deer in a dry ditch on N. 2nd E. It was located and determined to have severe injuries to both front legs. Police shot the deer, and advised Fish and Game of its location.
- Mental Health This was an event where police were dispatched to a residence for a 14 year old male who was out of control. The youth has been diagnosed with 2 disorders and his medications were not working. The youth refused to go with his parents to the hospital. Police arrived and were able to calm the youth down to the point where he agreed to go to the hospital with his family.
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25 East Main Street or Phone 208-359-3000
Rexburg, Idaho 83440 RPD@rexburg.org