News Flash

Sheriff - News

Posted on: May 22, 2020

Press Release – Crash Leads to Felony DUI

Emily M Talbert

On Wednesday, May 20, 2020, at approximately 4:23 p.m. deputies from the Blaine County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single-vehicle non-injury crash on U.S. Highway 20 near Moonstone Landing.

The crash scene investigation determined that Emily M. Talbert, age 34 of Idaho Falls, was traveling westbound in a blue 2004 Nissan 350 on Hwy 20 when her vehicle left the roadway on the right shoulder, overcorrected crossing the west and eastbound lanes, and then left the roadway on the eastbound shoulder. Talbert’s vehicle traveled down an embankment and came to rest approximately 150 feet from the roadway. Talbert was charged with one count of Felony Driving Under the Influence, I.C. 18-8004, and one count of Misdemeanor Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, I.C. 37-2734 (a). Talbert has prior convictions for driving under the influence in 2011 and 2019. Talbert, the sole occupant of the vehicle, was wearing her seatbelt and declined medical assistance. 

Talbert was arraigned in Blaine County Magistrate Court on Thursday, May 21, 2020, and later released from the Blaine County Detention Center on a $30,000 bond.

Damage to the vehicle was estimated to be greater than $1500. The vehicle was towed from the scene.

Sheriff Steve Harkins

Posted May 22, 2020, @  3:45 pm

CONTACT:    Holly Carter – Blaine County Sheriff’s Office (208) 788-5536                End.###

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Sheriff - News

Felix Bud Gonzalez

Press Release –Aggravated Assault Arrest

Posted on: September 22, 2020
Justin J. Rumpeltes

Press Release – Felony DUI Arrest

Posted on: September 14, 2020
Rodolfo Lee Chavez

Press Release – Felony DUI Arrest

Posted on: September 8, 2020
John H. Boehner

Press Release –Felony Drug Arrest

Posted on: July 28, 2020

Press Release – COVID-19 Mitigation

Posted on: March 17, 2020
Preston Clark

Press Release – Felony Burglary Arrest

Posted on: February 11, 2020
Craig crash

Press Release – Injury Accident

Posted on: February 11, 2020
Luke Schutte

Press Release – Felony Drug Arrest

Posted on: January 22, 2020
Baker Creek Avalanche

Press Release –Avalanche Fatality

Posted on: January 16, 2020
Virgil Penalva

Press Release – Grand Theft Arrest

Posted on: January 13, 2020
Cattle Truck Crash

Press Release – Cattle Truck Crash

Posted on: December 10, 2019

Press Release – Single Vehicle Fatality

Posted on: November 18, 2019

Press Release – Accidental Death

Posted on: November 12, 2019