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MANHUNT UNDERWAY FOR ARMED AND DANGEROUS FUGITIVE WHO FLED POLICE

May 12, 2019

On Saturday, May 11, 2019, at 8:45 P.M., an Idaho State Police trooper conducted a traffic stop northbound on Interstate 15 at milepost 77 near Fort Hall.

Richard A. Burns, 35, of Idaho Falls, fled the traffic stop in a 2018 Ford Fusion and then crashed the vehicle in Blackfoot. Burns ran from the scene of the crash on foot.

Richard A. Burns is considered armed and dangerous. If seen do not approach and contact law enforcement immediately.

Jennifer A. McCammon, 27, of Blackfoot, who was also in the vehicle, was taken into custody for drug trafficking.

Idaho State Police were assisted by Bannock County Sheriff’s Office, Bingham County Sheriff’s Office, Fort Hall Police Department and Blackfoot Police Department.