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Man arrested for stalking

Stanton, Timothy
Idaho Falls Police Department

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) - A man was arrested Thursday, November 14th for violating a No Contact Order.

Officers were told Timothy Stanton had just been seen running from the backyard of the resident, and that a woman at the residence had an NCO in place against Stanton.

It happened in a neighborhood off South Boulevard about 10:00 pm.

Officers searched for Stanton but were not able to locate him.

Police searched the area for Stanton and found several boards that had been wedged between a wall and the back door of the residence as if to keep anyone from opening the door from inside the home.

Residents were instructed by the Neighborhood Police Officer to call him or 911 if there was any further contact by Stanton or any other suspicious activity while he and other officers conducted further searches.

At 11:25 that night, residents called the officer and told him Stanton had reached out to the woman, making statements that he could see the residence. When driving to the residence, officers were told Stanton was knocking on the door, and that the woman feared for her life and the safety of her children.

Stanton was found near the residence and was taken into custody.

He was arrested for Felony First Degree Stalking and an outstanding Bannock County Warrant and taken to the Bonneville County Jail.

Crime Tracker / Idaho Falls / Local News
Michael Collett

Michael Collett

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