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Local Updates from ABC News Radio for Boise.

Tuesday
Apr222014

Man Caught with Heroin at Traffic Stop

(BOISE, Idaho) -- A man has been arrested on drug charges following a traffic stop on Monday.

The Boise Police Department reports that when Vincent Slaninka was pulled over for a traffic stop, he was found in possession of heroin and a syringe.

Slaninka, 33, was arrested and charged with heroin possession and paraphernalia possession.

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Tuesday
Apr222014

Woman Steals from Store, Threatens to Taze Employee

(BOISE, Idaho) -- A Boise woman has been arrested after reportedly stealing from a store and threatening to taze an employee.

According to the Boise Police Department, 20-year-old Sierra Maynard allegedly attempted to steal from a retail store on West Overland Road Sunday night. When an employee confronted her, Maynard allegedly threatened to taze the worker with a tazer-type device she had in her purse. Maynard fled the store.

She was then apprehended by police nearby.

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Tuesday
Apr222014

Man Sought in String of Burglaries in Twin Falls

Twin Falls Police Department(TWIN FALLS, Idaho) -- Police are seeking the public's help with identifying and locating a man being sought in connection with a string of burglaries in Twin Falls County last weekend.

Twin Falls Police said over the weekend they received reports about a couple of residential burglaries in the area of Avenida Del Rio, and another pair of burglaries in the area of Arrowhead Path and Canyon Crest Drive West. At one of the locations, the burglar or burglars reportedly failed to get inside the home, but investigators said there were signs of forced entry.

Police have released a photo of a man investigators believe was involved in the burglaries. Anyone with information on the man or the crimes is asked to contact the Twin Falls Police Department at 735-4357 or the Twin Falls County Sheriff’s Office at 735-1911.

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Monday
Apr212014

Update: Girl Hit by Car in Life-Threatening Condition

(BOISE, Idaho) -- The girl who was struck by a car Sunday night is in life-threatening condition.

The Boise Police Department says the 13-year-old was riding a bicycle when she was hit on Ustick Road near Jullion Street.

"These cases can be the most difficult, not only for officers, but for the community in searching for answers," Boise Police Captain Eugene Smith said. "We know we join many in the community in sending our thoughts to the families involved and all who've been touched by this tragic case."

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Monday
Apr212014

One Hospitalized After Three-Car Crash in Nampa

(NAMPA, Idaho) -- One man is in the hospital after a three-car crash in Nampa on Saturday morning.

According to the Idaho State Police, 17-year-old Tanner Sayer, of Nampa, did not slow for traffic and crashed into a car driven by Susana Marquez-Delgado of Caldwell. Marquez-Delgado's car then hit another car, driven by Bruce Thompson of Nampa.

Thompson, 51, was taken to the hospital.

The accident remains under investigation.

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