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Posted on: December 16, 2020

Press Release – Felony DUI Arrest

Benjamin D Rasmussen

On Wednesday, December 16, 2020, at approximately 12:14 a.m., Blaine County Sheriff Deputies initiated a traffic stop for excessive speed on U.S.Highway 75 between Deer Creek Rd. and Treasure Lane, north of Hailey, Idaho.

Upon investigation, Benjamin Douglas Rasmussen, age 36 of Twin Falls, Idaho, was arrested and charged with felony Driving Under the Influence, I.D. 18-8004(F). Rasmussen has a previous felony DUI conviction in 2008 which is two within fifteen years. Rasmussen is scheduled for arraignment on December 17, 2020, in the Blaine County Magistrate Court. 

Sheriff Steve Harkins

Posted: 2:30 p.m. on December 16, 2020

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