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Posted on: May 17, 2018

[ARCHIVED] IFPD arrests 23 wanted criminals in one week

Idaho Falls Police mobilized and served 23 warrants in a 7-day period. The majority of those warrants, 13 of them, were served on May 8th

Of the people arrested, 12 of the 23 had outstanding felony warrants. 

Three of the arrests also yielded new charges:

  • When police arrested 49 year old Jason Hawkinson, they discovered he was in possession of drugs and paraphernalia. Two new charges of possession of a controlled substance and possession of paraphernalia were added.
  • A charge of possession of drug paraphernalia was also added when police arrested 29 year old Miguel Garza, who was found to be possession of a pipe.
  • Shikera Garza, 27, was found to be stealing merchandise at WalMart on Utah Ave. She was subsequently charged with Petit Theft and arrested on two outstanding warrants.



The names, ages and charges of those arrested during the week-long period are listed below:

NameAgeWarrantClassOriginal chargeArrest date
Charboneau, Henry30Probation violationMisdemeanorDriving without privileges5/15/2018
Fravel, William J.47Possession of a controlled substanceFelonyPossession of a controlled substance5/10/2018

Bench warrant: Felony

Warrant: Failure to appear - pre-trial conference

Warrant: Failure to appear - arraignment

Garza, Miguel L.29Corrections warrantFelonyPossession of a controlled substance5/8/2018

New charge:  Possession of drug paraphernalia

Garza, Shikera C.27Warrant: Failure to appear / Order to show causeMisdemeanorDriving without privileges5/14/2018

Warrant: Failure to appear - arraignment

New charge: Petit theftMisdemeanor

Hall, Traci L.47Warrant: Failure to appear / Order to show causeFelonyBurglary5/8/2018

Hawkinson, Jason T.49Warrant: Failure to appear / Order to show causeFelonyPossession of a controlled substance5/10/2018

New charge: Possession of controlled substance

New charge: Possession of drug paraphernalia

Jack, Teton J.22Warrant: Order to show causeMisdemeanorPossession of marijuana5/8/2018

Probation violation
(Bonneville County)

Probation violation
(Bonneville County)

Jenkins, Trevor J.19Warrant: Failure to appear - arraignmentFelonyForgery5/10/2018
Kelso, Candy M.50Warrant: Failure to appear / Order to show causeMisdemeanorDisturbing the peace5/8/2018
Kelso, Curtis S.51Warrant: Failure to appear / Order to show causeMisdemeanorDisturbing the peace5/8/2018
Kelso, Dakota F.28Warrant: Failure to appear / Order to show causeMisdemeanorDisturbing the peace5/8/2018
King, Samantha M.18Warrant: Failure to appear / Order to show causeMisdemeanorDisturbing the peace5/8/2018
Larkin, Benjamin P.25Warrant: Failure to appear / Order to show causeFelonyCounterfeit5/8/2018
Lewis, Jovan L.35Delivery of a controlled substanceFelony
Lewis, Kara Jo31Bench warrant: BatteryMisdemeanor
Nielsen, Benjamin L.32Warrant: Failure to appear / Order to show causeFelonyBurglary5/8/2018
Nish, Douglas B.61Bench warrant: BatteryMisdemeanor
Norton, Fredrick D.47Warrant: Failure to appear / Order to show causeFelonyMurder / Trafficking methamphetamine5/8/2018
Pydlek, Matthew J.30Warrant: Failure to appear / Order to show causeFelonyIllegal possession of weapons5/13/2018
Thomas, Kyle W.29Warrant: Failure to appear - pre-trial conferenceMisdemeanorDriving without privileges5/14/2018
Thompson, Taisha29Warrant: Failure to appear / Change of pleaMisdemeanorPossession of drug paraphernalia5/8/2018
Williams, Jason L.40Warrant: Failure to appear / Order to show causeFelonyBurglary / Grand theft5/13/2018
Willis, Jenna32Warrant: Failure to appear / Order to show causeFelonyDelivery of controlled substances5/13/2018

Chief Bryce Johnson commended the work of the officers in finding the wanted persons and making the arrests professionally and according to policy.


Idaho Falls Police Department Contact: 
Holly Cook 
Public Information Officer
Office: (208) 612-8655
To make a report / give a tip, call dispatch: (208) 529-1200

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