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Posted on: November 15, 2021

Press Release – Traffic Stop Leads to Felony Drug Arrest in Ketchum


On Friday, November 12, 2021, at approximately 8:30 p.m., a Blaine County Sheriff deputy initiated a traffic stop on Main Street and Emerald Street in the City of Ketchum, Idaho which resulted in two felonies and two misdemeanor drug charges.

Peyton Lukas Alzaga, age 21 of Eagle, Idaho, was arrested and charged with felony Possession of a Controlled Substance, Marijuana more than 3 oz., I.C. 37-2732(E), felony Possession of a Controlled Substance, Hydrocodone, I.C. 37-2732(C)(1), misdemeanor Possession of a Controlled Substance, Psilocybin Mushrooms, I.C. 37-2732(C)(3), and Possession of Paraphernalia, I.C. 37-2734A.  

Alzaga is currently in the custody of the Blaine County Detention Center pending arraignment in Magistrate Court Monday afternoon.

Sheriff Steve Harkins

Posted: 12:15 p.m. on November 15, 2021 

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