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Police arrest wanted man

Austin Blakely
Rigby Police
Austin Blakely

RIGBY, Idaho (KIFI) - The Rigby Police Department with the assistance of the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office arrested a 24-year-old Friday.  

The vehicle Austin Blakely was driving was called in as a traffic complaint, and the plate on the vehicle came back as stolen.  

Officers located the vehicle with Blakely as the driver on 300 N adjacent to Rigby High School.  

An officer conducted a felony traffic stop and took Blakely into custody without incident.  

Blakely has a warrant through Idaho Falls.  

Officers recovered suspected methamphetamine, 24 oxycodone pills, numerous syringes loaded with an unknown substance that will later be tested. A scale and baggies for distribution and a small amount of marijuana and multiple cell phones were also recovered.    

Blakely has been charged with felony trafficking methamphetamine, felony possession of a schedule 2 narcotic, misdemeanor possession of marijuana, misdemeanor possession of paraphernalia and felony possession of a stolen vehicle.

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