In 2008 the city of Ammon did an evaluation to see if it would be worth the cost of setting up its own local police department. The city contracts with the Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office for local law enforcement, which is based in Idaho Falls and at the time had no local office.

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On October 14, 2018, Idaho State Police made a traffic stop on U.S. Highway 20 near Idaho Falls. During the course of the traffic stop, 117 pounds of packaged marijuana and a small amount of methamphetamine was discovered. The driver, Javier Luna-Gutierrez, 25, of Visalia, CA was arrested fo…

An Idaho Falls man who was already facing multiple charges for possession of child pornography was arrested Tuesday on additional charges.

At approximately 6:15 a.m. this morning, Bonneville County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to the area of 60th E. and Sunnyside Road to a report of suspicious male hitchhiking.

The Idaho Falls Police Department is searching for a 54-year-old man who was reported missing Tuesday.

Q: My daughter was involved in a car accident about four years ago when she was 2 years old. At the time it appeared that there were no serious injuries, just bumps and bruises. Recently we learned that her injuries were more serious than we thought. She has a fairly serious learning disorde…

The Idaho Falls Police Department is looking for a man who robbed the Common Cents store at 1940 W. Broadway Street early Friday morning.

On September 12, 2018 at about 10 a.m., the Bingham County Sheriff’s Dispatch center received a report of a person with a gun at the exit 89 off ramp. While units were in-route, we received another call that a person had been car jacked at the Riverton Road overpass by two males. The subject…

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A woman convicted of helping a former street preacher kidnap Elizabeth Smart in 2002 will be freed from prison more than five years earlier than expected, a surprise decision that Smart called “incomprehensible” on Tuesday.

Around 7:30 p.m. this evening, a man in his 20s called Idaho Falls Public Safety Dispatch and reported that on the 700 block of Lindsay Boulevard, two men allegedly brandished weapons, threatened his life and then took off in a white sedan. Police have apprehended two men responsible for the…

An Idaho Falls man who had been accused of raping a woman was found not guilty by a jury Thursday afternoon.

On Saturday, August 18th, 34-year-old Oliver D. Jones was booked into Bonneville County Jail after allegedly stealing two vehicles and attempting to steal a third. Jones attempted to elude officers in a vehicle and fled on foot before being apprehended.

A Blackfoot man was sentenced last week for stabbing a man during a dispute over a missing e-cigarette in November.

There's a term Idaho Falls Police Chief Bryce Johnson uses when asked what he looks for when hiring new officers: moral turpitude. He wants to make sure his officers are free of it.