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Posted on: November 6, 2017

Weekend Arrests – Idaho Falls Police Department

On Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, detectives with the Idaho Falls Police Department obtained an arrest warrant for Robert Saad Sr. of Idaho Falls for murder from a shaken baby death case in 2016.

On Sept. 15, 2016 at 11:45 a.m., the child’s father, Robert Saad Sr., called 911 and reported that his 9-month-old son was unresponsive. First responders were dispatched to the 1700 block of S. Higbee. The child was taken to the hospital by ambulance.

The incident was investigated by the Idaho Falls Police Department due to the suspicious nature of the child’s death.

Detectives and patrol officers were able to make a traffic stop on Mr. Saad and arrest him without incident.

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On Sunday, Nov, 5, 2017 at approximately 9:00 a.m., a female Walmart employee reported that a male had exposed himself to the employee at the Idaho Falls Walmart at about 2:00 a.m. earlier that same day. Dispatch recognized this crime had also occurred in the Ammon Walmart on the evening of Nov. 4, 2017.

Officers were able to investigate and find that a 20-year-old male, Braxton Collins, from Idaho Falls was the suspect in both crimes. They also discovered that Braxton had several warrants.

Officers were able to locate Braxton and arrest him without incident for the warrants.

When interviewed, Braxton admitted to his indecent exposure and was summonsed.

Media Note – Photos of the individuals will be emailed following this release.  

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