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2 arrested for string of burglaries

The Blackfoot Police Department responded to the Short Stop, in the 900 block of S. Broadway, in reference to a robbery that had occurred several hours earlier on Jan. 1.

The Blackfoot Police Department/Bingham County Sheriff’s Office combined detective unit’s investigation lead to solving at least three other local business burglaries and the arrest of two suspects.

Olivia Yokoyama, 26, of Fort Hall was charged with three counts of burglary, principal to robbery and principal to aggravated battery. Her bail is set at $50,000.

Samir B. Afraid of Bear, 26, of Blackfoot, was charged with two counts of burglary, robbery and aggravated battery. His bail is set at $75,000.

Police say their investigation show there may have been others involved.

If you have any information about these crimes, contact Detective Wes Wheatley at 208-782-3085.

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