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Posted on: September 14, 2021

Press Release – Felony Drug Arrest


On Monday, September 13, 2021, at approximately 9:31 p.m., Blaine County Sheriff deputies initiated a traffic stop on State Highway 75 and Serenade Lane in Ketchum, Idaho which led to a felony drug arrest.

Justin Thomas Ray Kolsen, age 43 of Gooding, Idaho, was arrested and charged with felony Possession of Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine), I.C. 37-2732(1)(A), felony Possession of a Controlled Substance with the Intent to Deliver (Psilocybin Mushrooms), I.C. 37-2732(a)(1)(B), misdemeanor Possession of Paraphernalia, I.C. 37-2734A, and misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana less than three ounces, I.C. 37-2732(c)(3).

Kolson was arraigned in Magistrate Court Tuesday where his bond was set at $5,000. Kolson is currently in the custody of the Blaine County Detention Center. 

Sheriff Steve Harkins

Posted: 3:30 p.m. on September 14, 2021

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