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Four Boise teenagers arrested on rape charges

Four male Boise teenagers who had illegal sexual contact with an 18-year-old girl earlier this month are charged with rape.   Swedi Iyombelo, Mulanga Rashidi, and Elias Lupango are all being held in the Ada County Jail and are set to make their initial court appearances Friday afternoon.   A 16-year-old boy arrested Friday morning

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ACSO teaches implicit bias training to POST academy

When the Ada County Sheriff’s Office began working with the MacArthur Foundation’s Safety and Justice Challenge several years ago, one of our shared priorities was to work together to promote social justice — and to be a good example for other Idaho communities. We got to realize a big piece of that ambition last week when

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Phone scammers latest trick involves fake civil judgment

Ada County Sheriff’s Office deputies will never call and threaten to arrest you because you have an outstanding civil judgment — or missed jury duty — or have a federal arrest warrant — or anything like that. Deputies will also never ask you to place funds for payment on a pre-paid credit card to “cancel the

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Man found deceased on bank of retention pond near Boise River identified

Ada County Coroner’s officials identified a man found Saturday deceased on the banks of a retention pond next to the Boise River as 59-year-old Grant L. Young. Young is listed as having no fixed address. Investigators found evidence of a makeshift campsite several hundred feet away from where Young was found, with evidence that indicates he

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Off-duty deputy arrested on DUI charge

An Ada County Sheriff’s deputy was immediately placed on administrative leave after being arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence Sunday night. Boise Police pulled over Jason Jones after an officer saw Jones, who was off-duty, driving a personally-owned sports-utility vehicle the wrong way on Capital Boulevard, between Main and Front streets, just before 9:45

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3-year-old girl dies in tragic accident

A pickup truck collided with a 3-year-old girl in a south Ada County neighborhood late Saturday afternoon, resulting in fatal injury to the toddler. Deputies are investigating what happened. The crash appears to be an accident. The collision occurred outside a home in the 9500 block of Littlewood Drive just after 5:15 p.m. Saturday. It

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