News Flash

Sheriff - News

Posted on: July 13, 2020

Press Release –Concealed Vehicle Leads to Multiple Felony Arrest

Phillip Ronald Baker

A concealed vehicle led to three felony charges and one misdemeanor charge this weekend. On Sunday, July 12, 2020, at approximately 12:30 p.m. Blaine County Sheriff Idaho deputies responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle off of Spud Patch Road.

The vehicle was reported to be covered in sagebrush to attempt to conceal it well off the roadway. Upon further investigation, deputies were able to locate the vehicle at another location and determine the owner to be Phillip R. Baker, age 49 of Challis, Idaho.

Baker was also found to have a felony warrant out of Montana and a misdemeanor warrant out of Nevada. Baker was arrested at a ranch south of Bellevue, Idaho. During a search incident to arrest, deputies located articles containing drugs on his body.

Baker was charged with felony Possession of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine), I.C. 37-2732(C)(1), misdemeanor Possession of a Controlled Substance (Marijuana), I.C. 37-2732(C)(3), felony Fugitive to Idaho, I.C. 19-4514, and felony Montana warrant W20-00302 for Sexual Intercourse without Consent. The Nevada warrant is not extraditable. Baker is in the custody of the Blaine County Detention Center pending arraignment Monday, July 13, 2020.

Sheriff Steve Harkins

Posted July 13, 2020, @  12:00 pm

CONTACT:    Holly Carter – Blaine County Sheriff’s Office (208) 788-5536    End.### 


Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Sheriff - News

Felix Bud Gonzalez

Press Release –Aggravated Assault Arrest

Posted on: September 22, 2020
Justin J. Rumpeltes

Press Release – Felony DUI Arrest

Posted on: September 14, 2020
Rodolfo Lee Chavez

Press Release – Felony DUI Arrest

Posted on: September 8, 2020
John H. Boehner

Press Release –Felony Drug Arrest

Posted on: July 28, 2020

Press Release – COVID-19 Mitigation

Posted on: March 17, 2020
Preston Clark

Press Release – Felony Burglary Arrest

Posted on: February 11, 2020
Craig crash

Press Release – Injury Accident

Posted on: February 11, 2020
Luke Schutte

Press Release – Felony Drug Arrest

Posted on: January 22, 2020
Baker Creek Avalanche

Press Release –Avalanche Fatality

Posted on: January 16, 2020
Virgil Penalva

Press Release – Grand Theft Arrest

Posted on: January 13, 2020
Cattle Truck Crash

Press Release – Cattle Truck Crash

Posted on: December 10, 2019

Press Release – Single Vehicle Fatality

Posted on: November 18, 2019

Press Release – Accidental Death

Posted on: November 12, 2019
Zackariah Kandler

Press Release – Burglary Arrest

Posted on: October 7, 2019
Casali Flanagan crash

Press Release – Cold Springs Crash

Posted on: October 7, 2019
Raul Angel Delacruz

Press Release – Felony DUI Arrest

Posted on: October 7, 2019
Alexandru Vezentan

Press Release – Bicycle Grand Theft

Posted on: October 1, 2019