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Posted on: August 9, 2021

Press Release – Felony Drug Arrest


On Thursday, August 6, 2021, at approximately 1:46 a.m. Blaine County Sheriff deputies responded to a residence south of Ketchum, Idaho for a welfare check.

Upon investigation, it was determined that the individual involved also had an outstanding warrant for a probation violation.

During a search incident to the warrant arrest, deputies discovered controlled substances on this person. Fidel Lopez-Torres, age 25 of Ketchum, Idaho, was charged with felony Possession of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine), I.C. 37-2732(C)(1). Lopez-Torres remains in the custody of the Blaine County Detention Center, pending arraignment today at 1:30 p.m.

Sheriff Steve Harkins

Posted: 11:45 a.m. on August 9, 2021

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