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Male suspect at large in Blackfoot area

UPDATE: The Bingham County Sheriff’s Office has identified the subject of their search as Matthew Scott Walker, 30, of Blackfoot.

Walker has three outstanding warrants from Bannock County.

He is known to be violent and carry firearms.

Anyone who might see him is advised not to approach the man. Call Bingham County Dispatch at 208-785-1234 or 9-1-1.


Bingham County Sheriff’s Officers attempted to stop a silver passenger car on Highway 91 around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Officials said after coming to a stop, the male subject fled on foot in the area of S. Meridian and Opal Street.

The male suspect is described as black male wearing a black jacket, black pants, with longer hair in a bun.

As of 1:20 p.m., both the Blackfoot Police Department and Bingham County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the man.

If you have any tips or see anyone suspicious in the area, contact dispatch at 208-785-1234 or 911.

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