On Sunday, June 11, 2023, at approximately 4:40 p.m., a Blaine County Sheriff’s deputy initiated a traffic stop on U.S. Highway 20, approximately one mile east of Gannett/Picabo Rd.
Upon investigation, controlled substances were found in the vehicle. The passenger, Vickie Lee Jenkins, age 57 of Idaho Falls, was charged with two felony counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance, I.C. 37-2732(C)(1), and one misdemeanor count of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, I.C. 37-2734A(1).
The driver of the vehicle was arrested on misdemeanor charges and the vehicle was towed.
Jenkins is in the custody of the Blaine County Detention Center pending arraignment in Magistrate Court Monday afternoon.
Blaine County Sheriff
Posted: 2:00 p.m. on June 12, 2023
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