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Police Take Aim at Illegal Fireworks
(KLIX)- Twin Falls City Police are taking aim at illegal fireworks being used in the city. The police department is aiming to update an aged fireworks ordinance. Police have expressed frustration at the increased use of illegal fireworks during the fourth of July...
Man Arrested After Threats to Bank
(KLIX)- Twin Falls Police have arrested a man who they say threatened bank employees he would come back with a mask and gun. According to Lt. Craig Stotts 32 year old Mark Alan Olson was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and trespass from property...
Jerome Police Arrest Three With Drugs and Gun
(KLIX)- Jerome Police arrested three people early Tuesday morning after discovering drugs in their vehicle. Initially police were called to a report of someone being kidnapped and put into a car. Police later stopped a vehicle and found three men with drugs in a care including a gun...
Police to Crack Down on Aggressive Drivers
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho law enforcement is getting ready to crack down on aggressive motorists. The Idaho Transportation Department is teaming up with 49 police agencies across the state on a two-week push aimed at drivers who are speeding, following too close, ignoring traffic signals and o…
CSI ATM Burglarized
(KLIX)-Twin Falls Police are needing help finding someone who broke into an ATM machine on the College of
Southern Idaho Campus. According to police a janitor found a First Federal ATM in the janitor's closet on July 23rd. Police say the ATM was taken from the student union building with a hand …
Five Charged in Spice Raid
(KLIX)- The US Attorney's office announced that law enforcement conducted 11 search warrants on businesses in Twin Falls. They include All State Auto Sales, on Kimberly Road and Washington St., Boo Boo’s Skate Shop, Churchman’s Jewelry, Dark Side Glass Blowers, F…
Police Search Twin Falls Businesses For Spice
(KLIX)-Magic Valley law enforcement served several search warrants Wednesday morning concerning the spice problem in Twin Falls according to Lt. Craig Stotts with city police. City, county, state, and federal authorities are involved. The US Attorney's office in Boise is handling all infor…
Man Shot with Shotgun
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) —Twin Falls Police say a 27-year-old man was shot in the chest with as 12-gauge shotgun after trying to kick down the door of a house where his estranged wife fled after a fight. Police received a call from the house at 4:25 a...
Police Looking for Convict on the Loose in Eastern Idaho
(KLIX)-The Idaho Department of Correction is looking for an escaped inmate. 39 year old Tarango Deforest Padilla walked off from the St. Anthony Work Camp in eastern Idaho on July 5th. Padilla was serving a 15 year sentence for two counts of grand theft out of Twin Falls County...
Police Make Prostitution Arrests-3rd in 3 Months
(KLIX)-Twin Falls Police have arrested three people on prostitution
related charges. This is the departments third prostitution
investigation in three months. On Thursday morning police responded to
suspicious activity at a hotel on North Blue Lakes...
Police Investigating Break In at Shoshone Falls
(KLIX)- Twin Falls Police are investigating a break in at the Shoshone Falls ticket booth at the entrance to the park. Lt. Craig Stotts says the report came in around 6:22am Friday morning from Gem State security. Lt. Stotts says according to the police report the locks were broken and money was fou…
City Drops Texting Ban-State Will Take Over
(KLIX)- The city of Twin Falls led the charge against texting while driving. It passed the first ever ordinance in the state to target drivers who sent a text message while driving. Several other cities in the state pondered the idea and then state legislators decided to write one of their own...
Drive-By Shooter Arrested
(KLIX)- Police arrested a Twin Falls man for a drive by shooting last week. 50 year old James Scott Christensen was arrested for aggravated assault and discharging a firearm into an occupied dwelling. On June 14th police responded to a call of shots fired on third avenue north in Twin Falls...
Cops Run for Special Olympics
(KLIX)- About 50 law enforcement officers ran down the street to support Special Olympics of Idaho. Officers with State police, Twin Falls Police, as well as area county deputies ran from Twin Falls City Park to Perkins Restaurant, about a 3 mile trek...
Police Looking for Laundry Thief
Twin Falls (KLIX)- Twin Falls Police are looking for a suspected laundry thief. Police are needing the public’s help in identifying the man. Surveillance video shows a 280 pound man taking laundry from washers at the Campus Park Housing complex...
Man Shot in Back Accidental
Twin Falls, Idaho (KLIX) Twin Falls police are investigating an accidental shooting on Friday. Police say a man had been accidentally shot  by a friend Friday night. Police responded to the emergency room of Saint Luke’s Magic Valley where the adult was being treated...
Applebee’s Armed Robbery Suspect Apprehended
A suspect in the armed robbery of the Twin Falls Applebee’s Restaurant has been arrested 19 year old Jorge Banuelos is accused of taking over $1200 dollars from the Applebee’s night manager at gunpoint on January 8th.
He was already in custody of the Jerome Police Depa…
Twin Falls Police Look For Vandals
The Twin Falls Police Department is looking for help to find the suspect or suspects who committed a rash of thefts and vandalism that happened from late Saturday night to early Sunday morning.   As of 4 p.m. Sunday, the police had received 13 calls of theft and vandalism to yard decorations, lighti…
ISP Watching For Speeders, Aggressive Drivers
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A word of warning to Magic Valley motorists…. slow down and curb aggressive driving habits.  Idaho State Police officers have just begun an education enforcement campaign that targets both speeders and aggressive drivers on all Idaho roads. Officers say they'll be stepp…
Twin Falls Man Sentenced To Prison
A Twin Falls man who rammed a police car with his own vehicle during a traffic stop could spend the next 20 years in prison.  41 year old Lee Fife was sentenced before Judge Richard Bevan this week for several felonies and misdemeanors.  He will spend at least five years in prison before h…

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