This log is only a partial report of all incidences reported to the Bingham County Sheriff’s Office. It contains only those incidences that occur in northern Bingham County. In this area, the Sheriff’s Department handles dozens of emergency calls each week, deploying police, fire, and medical services. Names and specific addresses have been omitted. The following are most of the incidents reported and responded to by Bingham County Deputies between Dec.10 through the 16.
3:01 p.m. Civil Complaint – A person, who lives near Shelley, reported they are trying to prevent their granddaughter’s father from taking her from school. They have custody of the child.
8:50 a.m. Animal Complaint – Dispatched received a call from Boise Animal Control reporting a dog was hit and is in the lane of travel at mile marker 101.5 Northbound on I-15.
8:57 a.m. Animal Complaint – A woman near the Goshen Townsite said two dogs have been getting into their chickens. One dog is black and white, and the other is brown and red with a collar. Their owners are unknown. Her husband is out shooting at the dogs right now.
9:41 a.m. Animal Complaint – A caller reported a black dog, possibly lab cross, appears to have jumped or was thrown from a vehicle. The dog seems to have a broken leg and is wearing a pink/red collar. The caller thinks it has been at the I-15 Northbound Rest Area, near Firth, for more than a week as it is malnourished and will come to people with food.
12:06 p.m. Welfare Check – A person requested a deputy check on an individual who lives in Firth. The caller said the man was in the hospital for about three weeks. He has not been able to make contact with him at his home for five days.
2:07 p.m. Animal Complaint – A caller at the I-15 Northbound Rest Area, near Firth, reported they saw an injured black lab in the bushes. It had a red collar but no tag. It appeared to have a broken back right leg. The caller was no longer in the area.
2:52 p.m. Welfare Check – An individual in Woodville reports their father has cut off all communication with them after stating he was leaving the country.
4:10 p.m. Burglary – A person reported a break-in at North Bingham County Park, west of Shelley.
4:22 p.m. Animal Complaint – A person living east of Shelley reported their neighbor’s dog is always coming over to their home, getting into their trash, and chasing their cat. They would like to speak to a deputy about this problem.
5:33 p.m. Traffic Complaint – A caller reported an individual in a silver Dodge pickup had been following them since Idaho Falls without their headlights on. The individual had just passed them at the intersection of US Highway 91 and 1400 North, near Shelley, speeding and still without lights on.
10:51 p.m. A person living in Green Acres, east of Shelley, said a man shot at his pickup with a bb gun as he drove by the man’s home about an hour or two ago. A similar incident was reported from the same area on Dec. 4.
9:01 a.m. Animal Complaint – A caller reported she passed a black dog on the right-hand side of the Northbound lanes of I-15, near mile marker 101, near Firth.
11:29 a.m. Grand Theft – An individual east of Shelley reported that a male had come to her house questioning her about stuff on her property. He was now parked in front of a neighbor’s home, where he attempted to get into their garage.
8:19 p.m. Animal Complaint – An individual east of Woodville reported four horses on the loose. They ran across a road into a field. The individual said they could no longer see them in the area and did not know who owned them.
9:11 p.m. Unwanted Subject – A woman south of Shelley reported that her son was dropped off at the residence by someone from the Behavioral Health Center. She said that he was now causing a disturbance.
3:12 a.m. Auto Accident – Deputies responded to a vehicle that had slid off the right-hand side of the Northbound lane on I-15 Exit 98 southwest of Firth.
7:18 a.m. Traffic Complaint – A caller in Firth reported that her daughter had been huffing an air duster. The caller was en route to the courthouse with her daughter to do a UA.
12:08 p.m. Traffic Complaint – A caller on Wolverine Road near Firth reported that at 11:30 a.m., he witnessed a truck pulling a CAT tractor on a flatbed trailer slide through a stop sign hitting a fence. The vehicle was last seen traveling eastbound on Wolverine.
6:25 p.m. Request Assistance – An individual north of Shelley requested that a check be made on a residence. The individual received information indicating a possible break-in at the home.
10:33 p.m. Suspicious Circumstance – An individual east of Firth asked to speak with a deputy regarding possible suspicious activity at their residence.
7:11 p.m. Auto Accident – An individual in Basalt reported a pickup struck their fence and was stuck in an irrigation ditch.
9:12 p.m. Request Assistance – A individual south of Firth requested to speak with a deputy regarding her ex-husband. He was parked near her home, and she feared for her safety. He had previously been removed from the property.
7:56 a.m. Abandoned Vehicle – A deputy was dispatched to 900 N 900 E Shelley to investigate an abandoned vehicle.
11:32 a.m. Accident – A deputy was dispatched to a vehicle accident at River View Elementary school where airbags had been deployed.
12:58 p.m. Animal Complaint – A caller near Journey’s End reported they caught a yellow lab and a smaller black dog attacking their chickens. The dogs did not have tags. Caller requested a deputy take them to the animal shelter.