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Posted on: March 26, 2018

Nampa Police Officer faces charges brought by Ada County Sheriff’s Department.

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The Nampa Police Department Administration was made aware of a criminal case against a police officer of this department being investigated by the Ada County Sheriff’s Office. Nampa Police has cooperated fully with the Ada County Sheriff&rsq...

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Posted on: March 21, 2018

Nampa Police investigating a shooting outside of a residence.

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On March 21, 2018, at 2:52 p.m., the Nampa Police Department received a report of a shooting in the 300 block of 1st Street North. Officers responded and located an adult female victim, 40-years-old, with a single gunshot wound to the leg. The shooting to...

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Posted on: March 2, 2018

Nampa Police Department responds to two separate reports of school threats.

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On the evening of March 1, 2018, officers of the Nampa Police Department received information of a threat to Ridgevue High School.  The threat was made through social media referencing a possible shooting. Members of the Nampa Police Department a...

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Posted on: January 17, 2018

NAMPA POLICE DEPARTMENT IS SELECTED AS ONE OF SIX LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES NATIONWIDE TO BE A

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The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), supported by the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) and in partnership with the National Crime Victim Law Institute (NCVLI), will carry out a national demonstration initiative with six U.S. law enfo...

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Posted on: January 8, 2018

The two men who were found deceased in Nampa home are identified.

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The victims of the homicide case that occurred in Nampa on January 6, 2018, have been identified. They are identified as Dagoberto Lopez Jr., a 22-year-old Nampa resident and Esiel Jesus Oseguera, a 21-year-old Caldwell resident. Both men were found to ha...

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Posted on: January 8, 2018

Nampa Police locate two bodies in a home and are investigating as a homicide.

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On January 6, 2018, at 8:33 a.m., Nampa Police officers responded to a residence in the 900 block of South Maple Street. A reporting party called and stated that there were two males that appeared to be deceased in the home.Officers arrived on scene and l...

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Posted on: January 5, 2018

Nampa Police arrest male involved in theft of a vehicle taken while warming up.

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On January 4, 2018, Nampa Police officers responded to four vehicles stolen while they were warming up.  While attempting to locate the stolen vehicles, at about noon, a Nampa Police Officer spotted a stolen 2013 Ram pickup in the 900 block of So...

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Posted on: January 5, 2018

Nampa Police investigating a vehicle vs. pedestrian crash.

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On January 2, 2018 at 7:29 a.m., Nampa Police officers responded to Idaho Center Boulevard and East Gate Boulevard for a vehicle versus pedestrian crash.Upon arrival, officers learned that the male pedestrian, a 41-year-old Caldwell resident, had parked h...

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Posted on: January 2, 2018

Cessna plane crashes in northeast Nampa.

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On January 1, 2018, at approximately 9:00 p.m., Nampa Police responded to the area of East Terra Linda Way and Selland Way for a report of a crashed Cessna 150 aircraft.  A family member of the pilot called from the scene and advised the pilot wa...

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Posted on: December 20, 2017

Nampa Police arrest man for felony eluding and drug charges.

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On December 20 at 3:14 p.m., the Nampa Police Department Special Investigation Unit was attempting to serve an arrest warrant on Michael Lance Davis, 36, of Nampa. Davis was wanted for two counts of delivery of a controlled substance stemming from an ongo...

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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: 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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