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Idaho Falls Police Department Contact:Holly CookPublic Information OfficerOffice: (208) 612-8655Cell: (208) 589-3091[email protected]
On Sunday morning, February 25th, at approximately 1:50 AM, Idaho Falls Police conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of Poplar Street and North Water Avenue. Officers noticed the passengers of the vehicle displayed nervous behaviors.
The IFPD’s K9 Orkan, a certified drug detection K9 in the State of Idaho, was brought to the scene. K9 Orkan conducted a free-air sniff around the vehicle and gave a final indication to the presence of narcotic odor on the door of the vehicle.
Upon conducting a search of the vehicle, Idaho Falls Police located a backpack where one of the passengers had been seated. Several containers of marijuana were found in the backpack with a combined weight of 503.6 grams.
Police also located a second bag in the vehicle where another passenger had been seated. The bag contained 1.4 of methamphetamine, approximately 0.8 grams of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
34-year-old Marques Lawrence Fields of Chicago, IL was booked into Bonneville County Jail on the following charges:
29-year-old Latressa Roie Straley of Idaho Falls was booked into Bonneville County Jail on the following charges: