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Posted on: April 19, 2021

Press Release – Stolen Vehicle Recovered in Felony Arrest


On Friday, April 16, 2021, at approximately 10:03 p.m., a Ketchum Patrol Team deputy of the Blaine County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of an intoxicated driver in a parking lot on Sun Valley Road in Ketchum, Idaho.

The Officer found Daniel Martinez, age 56, homeless, attempting to leave in a red 1992 Dodge truck. Upon investigation, it was determined that the vehicle had been reported stolen out of Butte County, Idaho. Martinez was arrested and charged with one felony count of Possession of a Stolen Vehicle, I.C. 49-228.

Martinez is in the custody of the Blaine County Detention Center pending arraignment today in Magistrate Court. The red truck will be returned to the rightful owner.

Sheriff Steve Harkins

Posted: 11:50 a.m. on April 19, 2021

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