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Intelligence unit sparks big gang bust

Mugshots of eight inmates indicted for gang activity

BOISE, March 15, 2011 - A three-year investigation that started with information uncovered by IDOC‘s Investigation and Intelligence Unit has to led state and federal charges against 30 people, eight of whom are in Idaho prisons.

Story published: 03/15/2011

Investigators Probe Apparent Suicide at Idaho State Correctional Institution

BOISE, January 3, 2011 – The Idaho Department of Correction is investigating the apparent suicide of an inmate at Idaho State Correctional Institution.

Story published: 01/03/2011

IDOC seeks offender who has absconded from parole

BOISE, February 10, 2011 - The Idaho Department of Correction is asking for information from the public that might assist in locating a parolee who has disappeared.

David Ray Davis, IDOC #36891, is classified as a high-risk fugitive. His criminal record includes convictions for rape, second-degree kidnapping and use of a firearm in the commission of a crime.

Story published: 02/10/2011

Workcenter Walkaway Captured

BOISE, December 16, 2010 – A man who walked away from the Nampa Community Work Center (NCWC) on November 27th is back in custody.

Story published: 12/16/2010

Idaho Department of Correction Seeks Work Center Walkaway

BOISE, November 27, 2010 – The Idaho Department of Correction is searching for an offender who has walked away from the Nampa Community Work Center.

Story published: 11/27/2010

Windstorm affects operations at 2 Idaho prisons

OROFINO, November 16, 2010 - A windstorm that blew through north central Idaho has affected operations at North Idaho Correctional Institution in Cottonwood and Idaho Correctional Institution-Orofino.

Story published: 11/16/2010

Girl Scouts Beyond Bars program celebrates 1st anniversary

Pocatello, April 7, 2011 - On April 13th, the Pocatello Women's Correctional Center and the Silver Sage Girl Scout Council will celebrate the first anniversary of the Girl Scouts Beyond Bars program. It is an inmate mother-child visitation program that began as a National Institute of Justice demonstration project in November 1992.

Story published: 04/07/2011

Idaho fugitive caught in Kansas

BOISE, March 17, 2011 – The U.S. Marshals Service has captured a 38-year-old Idaho man who was wanted on a felony charge of failing to register as a sex offender and absconding from parole.

Anthony Robert Toliver, IDOC #46020 (DOB: 10/20/1972), was arrested on March 16, 2011 at a motel in Topeka, Kansas. He was taken into custody without incident.

Story published: 03/17/2011

Investigators probe apparent inmate suicide at Madison Co. Jail

REXBURG, February 3, 2011 - Detectives are investigating the apparent suicide of an Idaho Department of Correction (IDOC) offender at the Madison County jail in Rexburg.

Winnie Fay Ard, IDOC #53115 (DOB: 4/11/1957), was found hanging in her cell at 5:12 a.m on February 3, 2011.

Story published: 02/03/2011

Probation & Parole supervisor and wife catch fugitive

Mugshot of Christopher Hudson
Christopher W. Hudson, IDOC #72192

SHELLEY, July 16, 2010 - A fugitive on the run from law enforcement officers in southeastern Idaho picked the wrong house as a hiding place.

Shortly before midnight on July 14, 2010, Kathy Carroll of Shelley heard a sound while lying in bed. She went to her garage to investigate and found a man in one of her sleeping bags on the floor.

Story published: 06/16/2010
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