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Posted on: December 4, 2017

Nampa Police respond to stabbing at Columbia High School.

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On Dec. 4, at 1:12 p.m., Nampa Police officers were notified of a stabbing that had just occurred at Columbia High School. There were multiple officers at Columbia High School for an unrelated incident who responded to the scene and resolved the situation...

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Posted on: November 30, 2017

Pursuit started by Caldwell Police ends up with a stand-off in Nampa.

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On November 30, 2017, at 10:08 a.m., Nampa Police Dispatch was advised that Caldwell Police Department was in pursuit headed toward Nampa. The eastbound pursuit entered Nampa near Caldwell Boulevard and Middleton Road. The pursuit continued to I-84 and we...

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Posted on: November 29, 2017

Nampa Police arrest an individual after a stand-off lasting several hours.

Nampa Police cars with emergency lights on blocking a roadway

On Nov. 28, 2017, at about 9 p.m., Nampa Police officers were dispatched to a reported shooting in the 1600 block of West Lava Avenue. It was reported that someone had been shot at that location.Police officers arrived on scene and found a 37-year-old mal...

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Posted on: November 15, 2017

Nampa Police are investigating a possible attempted abduction.

Photo of suspect white delivery van taken from surveillance cameras

Last evening, November 14, 2017, at 7:24 p.m., Nampa Police Officers were notified of a possible child abduction that had just occurred. The incident took place on South Skyview Drive off of Dooley Lane at about 7:00 p.m.It was reported that a white van d...

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Posted on: November 1, 2017

Suspected marijuana found in candy bag of a 6-year-old trick-or-treater.

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On Halloween evening, a Nampa mother reported to the Nampa Police Department that her 6-year-old son had been given a small bag of marijuana while out trick-or-treating. She reported that she had been going through his candy bag and found the small plasti...

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Nampa Police request help with locating a missing female.

Photo of Heather N. Henderson wearing Boise State Sweatshirt

The Nampa Police Department is requesting help from the public in locating a missing Nampa female. Heather Nicole Henderson, 18, has been missing since September 28, where she was last seen in near a park in Caldwell, ID.Henderson is mentally disabled, th...

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Posted on: September 21, 2017

Nampa Police replace aging fleet with new patrol and special use vehicles.

Photo of updated patrol and specialized vehicles at Nampa Police Department.

When Chief Joe Huff took over the Nampa Police Department in January 2016, he knew the department’s aging fleet needed special attention, but as he dug deeper, he discovered it was a critical situation. Special tactical units broke down on the w...

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

Nampa Police announce end to automobile VIN inspection service.

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Effective Oct. 1, 2017, the Nampa Police Department will no longer respond to individual requests for VIN inspections.

“As the Nampa Police Department constantly evaluates non-emergency services vs. emergency services to determine appropriate sta...

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Posted on: September 15, 2017

Nampa Police investigating suspicious deaths as possible homicide.

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On September 14, 2017, at approximately 8:00 p.m., officers of the Nampa Police Department responded to an address in the 1900 block of West Flamingo on report of an unattended death. Upon arrival, officers located two deceased individuals at the residenc...

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Posted on: September 12, 2017

Vehicle crash causes power outage/road restriction

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A one vehicle accident North of the intersection of Middleton Rd and Smith Ave has caused a power outage and lane closures.  Occurring at approximately 130 a.m., a passenger truck driven by a Nampa man was Northbound when it left the roadway and ...

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Posted on: September 5, 2017

Vehicle vs. house crash causes gas leak and some evacuations in Nampa.

Nampa Police cars with emergency lights on blocking a roadway

On Sept. 5, at 4:01 a.m., Nampa Police were notified of a vehicle that had crashed into a house in the 200 block of East Amity Avenue in Nampa. The residents reported a possible gas leak in the house due to the crash.

When officers arrived on scene, they f...

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Posted on: August 29, 2017

Nampa Police investigating morning shooting causing two deaths.

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On Aug 29, at 9:04 a.m., Nampa Police Dispatch received a call stating that a shooting had occurred at a residence. The residence is located in the Silver Crest Estates subdivision in the 1900 block of West Flamingo Avenue in Nampa.

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Update to homicide investigation, victim identified.

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Nampa Police Detectives continue to investigate the body that was found in the alley on Aug. 14. Today, an autopsy was performed on the body and the results are not yet available. Nampa Police are investigating this case as a homicide.

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Posted on: August 14, 2017

Nampa Police investigating a possible homicide.

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Nampa Police detectives and officers are investigating a possible homicide. On Aug. 14 at 11:01 a.m., Nampa Police Dispatch was notified by a resident that they had located a body in the alley near their home.

Officers responded to the alley that runs betw...

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Posted on: August 1, 2017

Wanted subject flees from Nampa Police detectives.

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On Aug. 1, 2017, Nampa Police detectives were conducting an investigation in Ada County. At approximately 1:54 p.m., detectives recognized a person of interest in their case as a dark blue 2006 BMW passenger vehicle passed them. Detectives followed the ve...

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Posted on: July 26, 2017

Nampa Police arrest 18-year-old for Child Enticement over the Internet.

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On July 5, 2017, the Nampa Police Department arrested Brenden Gilpin, an 18-year-old Nampa resident, on charges of Child Enticement Over the Internet.  At this time, the Nampa Police Department is interested in speaking with anyone else who may h...

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Posted on: July 24, 2017

Nampa Police hosting an open house on Monday, July 31.

Open House Flyer

The Nampa Police Department invites the public to attend an open house between 4 and 7 p.m. Monday, July 31, at the Nampa Police Department, located at 820 2nd St. S.

This free event will include guided tours of the Police Department building and opportuni...

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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

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 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 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.

When officers a...

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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

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 16, 2017

Police Investigate Body Found in Mason Creek

Police investigate body found

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

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 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: 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: 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: 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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