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41-Year-Old Arrested for Possession of Meth and Probation Violations

On August 3, 2022, around 10:45 PM, an Idaho County deputy was on routine patrol, when he observed a vehicle traveling on Johnston Cutoff Road with a non-working taillight. The vehicle then “bottomed out” and sparks were flying into the tall grass.

The deputy stopped the vehicle for the violations. A routine check showed the driver had a warrant for his arrest. During the search incident to arrest, methamphetamine was located.

Justin Whitten, age 41, of Riggins, Idaho was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and for the probation violation warrant out of Adams County.