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Posted on: June 8, 2017

Press Release - 100 deadliest days

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Nampa Police in conjunction with the Office of Highway safety remind drivers of the 100 deadliest days of summer...

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Nampa Police investigating an altercation between a teacher and a student at Nampa High School

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Nampa Police officers are investigating an altercation at Nampa High School on Monday, May 22. Officers were called to the school due to a disturbance that involved a teacher and a student.

The investigation is ongoing and no charges have been filed in the...

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Posted on: April 29, 2017

Nampa Police investigating a homicide that occurred overnight.

Phillip Cabrera

Nampa Police officers are investigating a homicide which occurred in the 4100 block of Bear Valley Drive around 11:20 p.m. on April 28.  Nampa Police dispatch received a 911 call from the resident informing police that her estranged husband, Phil...

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Posted on: April 18, 2017

Nampa Police make arrests during Skyview High School threat investigation.

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During the investigation into the threats of violence at Nampa’s Skyview High School, Nampa Police officers made two arrests. These arrests are related to the threats investigation, but the original threat is still under investigation.

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Posted on: April 6, 2017

Nampa Police investigating an armed robbery at Sonic restaurant

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On April 6, at 12:10 a.m., Nampa Police dispatch was contacted about an armed robbery that had just occurred. The robbery happened in the 1100 block of 12th Avenue Road at the Sonic restaurant.

When the robbery took place, there were two employees inside o...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Arrest made in the jewelry thefts that occurred on March 15

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On March 15, at 11:00 a.m., Caldwell Police Street Crimes Unit officers, Nampa Police officers and Probation and Parole officers arrested Michael J. Spence, a 42-year-old transient. He was arrested in the 100 block of Shannon Drive. A citizen reported tha...

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Posted on: March 11, 2017

Nampa Police make arrests in child enticement incident

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On March 11, at 3:03 p.m., Nampa police officers responded to a suspicious persons call in the 300 blk. of 10th Avenue North. The information given to Nampa Police was that there was a male subject that was chasing some young children in the area and had ...

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Posted on: February 24, 2017

Armed robbery occurs at Nampa Game Stop

Photo of suspect in armed robbery

On Feb. 24 at 8:56 p.m., an armed robbery was reported at Game Stop in the 2000 block of 12th Avenue Rd.in Nampa. Nampa police officers responded to the scene.

The employees at the business reported that a black male came into the store. He displayed a bla...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Burglary suspect causes Iowa Elementary School lock-down

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On Feb. 23, at 12:28 p.m., Nampa Police officers were dispatched to a possible residential burglary in progress call in the 1600 block of West Aberdeen Avenue in Nampa. A citizen reported observing a male knock on the door of the residence several times. ...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Large number of crows found dead in Nampa

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On Jan. 19, approximately 50 dead crows were found in the 400 block of 3rd Street South in Nampa.  The dead crows showed no signs of trauma. Some of the crows were turned over to Idaho Fish and Game for testing.  The results of the test ...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

Car drives into building at Saint Alphonsus-North Medical Center in Nampa

car that crashed into Saint Al's Medical Center

On Feb. 22, at about 2:48 p.m., Nampa Police officers responded to the Saint Alphonsus-North Medical Center in the 4400 block of E. Flamingo. Nampa Police Dispatch received calls that a vehicle had driven into the building at that location.

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Posted on: February 20, 2017

Nampa Police investigating shooting incident that occurred over the weekend.

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On Feb. 19, at 2:45 a.m., Nampa Police officers responded to the report of a shooting that occurred in the 90 block of North Yale Street. Upon arrival, officers located a 22-year-old male, a Nampa resident, that had been shot once in the abdomen. The male...

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

Nampa Police investigating a possible child enticement

Nampa Police investigate possible child enticement

On Jan. 20, just before 9 a.m., a vehicle approached a child
walking to Lake Ridge Elementary School in the City of Nampa.  The driver of the vehicle asked the child ifthey needed a ride to school. When the child refused the ride, the driver g...

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

Police Investigate Body Found in Mason Creek

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Today at 11:16 a.m. the Nampa Police Department was notified by a city worker about a body that was found in Mason Creek.  This occurred in the 1000 block of 3rd Ave. N where Mason Creek intersects 3rd Ave.   Police are working ...

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

Search warrant leads to 7 arrests in Nampa

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On Feb. 15, the Nampa Police Department ROP (Repeat Offender Program) team and Tactical Response Team served a search warrant in the 1800 block of West Eaglecrest Drive. The following arrests were made after serving the search warrant:

Michelle A. Hill, a ...

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

Tentative Identification on Body from Mason Creek

Police tentatively identify body

The Nampa Police Department and Canyon County Coroner’s
Office have tentatively identified the body recovered from Mason Creekyesterday as Sage Thompson, age 18, Nampa resident.  <_o3a_p>

Thompson was reported missing in October 2016...

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

Child Enticement Suspect Apprehended

Mark Timperley Mug Shot

The Nampa Police Department, with assistance of the Boise Police Department, apprehended 20-year-old Mark Timperley of Indianapolis, IN, at the Boise Greyhound Bus Terminal Monday night. Timperley began an online dating relationship with a 14-year-old Nam...

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

Nampa Police Repeat Offender Program officer seizes large amount of methamphetamine

Officers with K9 and seized drugs

On Jan. 11 at 5:58 p.m., Nampa ROP (Repeat Offender Program) Officer Duke made a traffic stop in the area of 16th Avenue North and 7th Street North. Officer Duke made contact with the driver, Mariano Castillo, a 31-year-old Nampa resident and passenger, D...

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Posted on: December 27, 2016

12/27/16 Standoff Press Release

On Dec. 27 at 9:48 a.m., Nampa Police officers were dispatched to the area of Franklin and I-84 for a possible stolen vehicle. The reporting party advised that the vehicle had been stolen the day before in Boise. They had left the car running and unattend...

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Posted on: December 16, 2016

Nampa Police investigating attempted bank robbery

On Dec.16 at 3:27 p.m., Nampa Police responded to an attempted bank robbery. This occurred at the Bank of the Cascades in the 500 block of 12th Avenue South in Nampa.

 

A male came into the bank and approached the teller counter. He stated to a tel...

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Posted on: December 13, 2016

Skimming Devices Press Release

On Dec. 12, the Nampa Police Department was made aware of a skimming device located at a local bank. The device was found on Dec. 10 at about 2 p.m. near the drive-up automated teller machine (ATM) at the bank.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Missing Person Sage Thompson Press Release

The Nampa Police Department is requesting help from the public in locating a missing person. Sage L. Thompson, age 18, has been missing since Oct. 2, 2016. He was last seen in the early morning hours on that date near 16th Avenue North and Stampede Drive ...

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Posted on: November 17, 2016

Officers names released in Caldwell OIS

The Canyon County Critical Incident Task Force (CITF) is continuing to investigate the officer involved shooting which occurred in Caldwell on Nov. 11. There were two officers directly involved in this incident who used force on James Stell. Those officer...

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Posted on: November 10, 2016

Drug search warrant in Nampa nets arrests and recovers stolen property.

On Nov. 9, at 6:21 a.m., Nampa police officers and investigators served a search warrant at 1022 W. Camelot Drive in Nampa. The search warrant was obtained through the work of the METRO Violent Crimes Task Force and Nampa Police ROP Team and SIU investiga...

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Posted on: November 4, 2016

Nampa Police Department Deploys Narcan (naloxone HCI)

On Nov. 2, the Nampa Police Department began issuing Narcan, an opioid antagonist, to trained officers.  This product can be used by officers to provide emergency treatment to people who are suffering from a potential opioid overdose (i.e. heroin...

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Posted on: October 23, 2016

Nampa Police officer injured during arrest of disturbance suspect

On 10-23-16 at approximately 1:20 p.m., Nampa Police officers responded to a disturbance at a residence in the 300 block of West Crestwood Drive in Nampa. A Nampa Police Officer, a 16-year veteran, located the individual, Jeremiah Heady, a 20-year-old Na.../DocumentCenter/View/4109

Posted on: October 23, 2016

Updated Press Release: Nampa Police investigating a fatal pedestrian hit-and-run.

On Oct. 22, at approximately 7:30 a.m., Nampa Police officers responded to the 2400 block of Hillcrest Way in Nampa for a report of a vehicle versus a pedestrian crash. Upon arrival, officers located a 43-year-old Nampa male who had been struck by a vehic.../DocumentCenter/View/4108

Posted on: October 22, 2016

Nampa Police investigating a fatal pedestrian hit-and-run crash.

On Oct. 22 at approximately 7:30 a.m., Nampa Police officers responded to the 2400 block of Hillcrest Way in Nampa for a report of a vehicle versus a pedestrian crash. Upon arrival, officers located a 43-year-old Nampa male who had been struck by a vehicl.../DocumentCenter/View/4107

Posted on: October 13, 2016

Nampa Police are now using Alert Sense to notify residents of issues in their area

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The Nampa Police Department is using a comprehensive emergency alert system powered by Alert Sense. The system allows Nampa PD to send community residents emergency alerts that may affect you. This service is provided free, and it is easy to sign up. To s...Read on...

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Posted on: September 19, 2016

Nampa officer injured during morning traffic stop, stolen guns and drugs seized.

On Sept. 19, 2016, at 8:57 a.m., a Nampa Police officer made a traffic stop on a red 2008 Nissan Titan at Northside Boulevard and North Broadmore Way in Nampa. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Lonnie C. Robinson, a 37-year-old, Nampa male.

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Posted on: September 12, 2016

Nampa Police warn of surge in automated IRS phone scam calls

The Nampa Police Department reports that they have seen a surge in automated Internal Revenue Service phone scams. They would like to warn the public of these scams so that they do not become victims of these types of fraud.
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Posted on: August 30, 2016

Nampa Police investigating a disturbance that ended up with a Nampa man stabbed

On 08/29/16 at 6:28 p.m., Nampa Police officers responded to a disturbance call in the 100 block of West Blaine Avenue in Nampa. The caller into the Nampa Police dispatch center reported that two men were physically fighting and that there was a lot of ye...Read on...

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