After four years and two mistrials, rape case is dismissed

DRIGGS — The felony rape case against Tetonia resident Ryan Berry has been dismissed by the Teton County prosecutor. The case is the longest-standing sexual assault case in the county’s history with charges first filed in 2018.

Officers who shot man in downtown Boise in October won’t face charges

BOISE, Idaho —  A prosecutor reviewing the Critical Incident Task Force investigation has cleared Boise Police officers who shot and killed a man in October 2021 in downtown Boise.

Pocatello Man Convicted by a Federal Jury for Failing to Register as a Sex Offender

POCATELLO – A federal jury sitting in Pocatello convicted a Pocatello man on April 5, 2022, for failure to register as a sex offender.

According to court records and evidence presented at trial, Kenneth Shaye Simmons, 46, was previously convicted in the state of Utah of sexual abuse of a child. As a result of his conviction, the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA) required Simmons to register as a sex offender.

Kamiah Man Sentenced to More Than 19 Years in Federal Prison for Second Degree Murder

COEUR D’ALENE – A Kamiah man was sentenced to 235 months in federal prison for second degree murder.

Gov. Little highlights ‘Back the Blue’ investments

“I am proud Idaho is a state that openly appreciates and supports law enforcement. Our law enforcement in Idaho care deeply about maintaining strong relationships with the communities they serve, and it is important for us to also make sure they are equipped with what they need to do their jobs effectively,” Governor Little said.