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Wanted subject in custody after vehicle pursuit

BLACKFOOT, Idaho (KIFI) - UPDATE 6:00 p.m. The Blackfoot Police Department, in collaboration with the Fort Hall Police Department and the Bingham County Sheriff's Office, successfully apprehended 36-year-old fugitive wanted Jared C. Sireech on multiple warrants, including a felony parole violation warrant issued by the Idaho Department of Corrections. 

The arrest followed a vehicle pursuit initiated by the Fort Hall Police Department, which concluded on Interstate 15 just south of Exit 93, within the city limits of Blackfoot. Sireech subsequently fled on foot, leading to an in-depth search of the area that lasted approximately forty minutes. The coordinated efforts of the involved law enforcement agencies led to Sireech's successful apprehension without injuries. Sireech faces charges of felony eluding, resisting, and obstructing, in addition to the existing warrants for his arrest. 

The Blackfoot-Bingham County Joint Detective Division will be conducting a thorough investigation into the incident. Additional charges against Sireech are expected to follow as the investigation progresses.

UPDATE 5:15 p.m. The Blackfoot Police Department reports the subject has been located and is in custody.

ORIGINAL: The Blackfoot Police Department has issued a warning regarding a wanted subject on foot after a recent vehicle pursuit that took place involving the Fort Hall Police Department, Bingham County Sheriff's Office and the Blackfoot Police Department.

Police say there is a possibility the male subject is armed.

The pursuit came to an end just south of Exit 93 on Interstate 15.

If you live in the area of Doud St, Lansing St, Wilson St, or Center St. police say to stay alert.

"We urge all residents in the area to remain vigilant and immediately report any sightings of the following wanted individual."

Police describe the wanted subject as a 36-year-old Native American man about 5 foot 7 inches weighing about 220 pounds with black hair wearing a white t-shirt and blue jeans.

For your safety, police say to ensure your doors are locked and take necessary precautions. If you spot the wanted subject or have any information regarding their whereabouts, do not approach. Instead, dial 911 immediately and provide the communications officer with all relevant details.

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