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County Sheriff

Change of Services due to Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19)
The Gem County Sheriff is implementing measures to reduce the risk of exposure and assure the safety of our personnel and the public. In-person services at the Sheriff’s office are restricted as follows:
Please contact this agency in reference to arrest/extradition of active Gem County warrants.
Facility providing Driver’s Licenses, Star & ID cards is by appointment only.
For Gem County Jail visitation hours and information call (208) 365-4484.
For SILD and Work Release program information and for sign-up call (208) 477-2208.
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Donnie Wunder
Donnie Wunder
Phone (208) 477-2026
Email

Helpful Links
Sex Offenders Search Link
Jail Service Information
Jail PREA Policies & Procedures

Warrant Information
Warrant List (click to open)
This database is updated Monday through Thursday between 7am and 12pm so all changes in the status of the warrants may not be reflected here. Always verify that a warrant listed here is active by calling the Gem County Sheriff’s Department at (208) 365-3521.

This list contains people having valid arrest warrants through the Gem County Sheriff’s Office for traffic or criminal offenses. Persons having warrants are subject to arrest upon contact by law enforcement officers.

CAUTION: Misuse of warrant information may subject you to civil or criminal liability. Only peace officers can arrest a person for a warrant. Information contained in this warrant list should not be relied upon for any type of legal action. If you know the location of a wanted person, do not take action on your own. Remember, only peace officers can arrest a person for an outstanding warrant. To report the whereabouts of a wanted person, call the Gem County Sheriff’s Office at (208) 365-3521. Please be prepared to report the exact location where a wanted person can be found at that time.

Questions? Call the Gem County Sheriff’s Office at (208) 365-3521

Contact Information

Chief Deputy

Dave Timony
Email

(208)477-2025

7:00am to 5:00pm
Mon – Thu

Investigator

Lt. Jason McIntosh
Email

(208)477-2034

7:00am to 5:00pm
Tues – Fri

Investigator

Cpl. Chad Payne
Email

(208) 477-2064

7:00am to 5:00pm
Mon – Thu

Patrol Supervisor

Cpt. Will Barry
Email

(208) 477-2033

7:00am to 5:00pm
Tues – Fri

Jail Commander

Cpt. Katie Rolland
Email

(208)365-4484

Jail …  24-7

Dispatch
415 E. Main St., Emmett, ID

Lt. Lisa Resinkin
Email

(208)365-3521

Dispatch Center- Restricted area.
Closed to public access.
Email monitored Mon – Thu 7:00am – 5:00pm

Civil Division
410 E. 1st St. Emmett, ID

Edith Jones
Email

(208)365-4483

7:00am to 5:00pm
Mon – Fri

Drivers’ License & Weapons Permits
410 E. 1st St. Emmett, ID

Melissa Canaday
Email

(208)365-3524

7:00am – 5:00pm
Mon – Fri

Records
410 E. 1st St. Emmett, ID

Edith Jones
Email

(208)477-2028

7:00am – 5:00pm
Mon – Fri

SILD

Ben McNevins
Email

(208)477-2208

7:00am – 4:00pm
Fri – Sat

 

Guidelines

The Sheriff is responsible (pursuant §31-2202, I.C.) to:

  1. Preserve the peace

  2.  Arrest and take before the nearest magistrate for examination all persons who attempt to commit or who have committed a public offense, unless otherwise provided by law

  3. Prevent and suppress all affrays, breaches of the peace, riots and insurrections which may come to his knowledge

  4. Attend all courts, including magistrate’s division of the district court when ordered by a district judge, at their respective terms held within his county, and obey the lawful orders and directions of the courts

  5. Command the aid of as many male inhabitants of the county as he may think necessary in the execution of these duties

  6. Take charge of and keep the county jail and the prisoners therein

  7. Indorse upon all process and notices the year, month, day, hour and minute of reception, and issue therefore to the person delivering it, on payment of fees, a certificate showing the names of the parties, title of paper and time of reception

  8. Serve all process and notices in the manner prescribed by law

  9. Certify under his hand upon process or notices the manner and time of service, or, if he fails to make service, the reasons of his failure, and return the same without delay

  10. Perform other such duties as are required of him by law

  11. Keep a record of all stolen cars reported within his county, which record shall contain the name of the motor vehicle, the engine number thereof, a complete description of such vehicle and such other information as may aid in the identification of the stolen car. Such record shall be open to public inspection during office hours, and immediately upon receiving a report of a stolen car the sheriff shall prepare and forward a copy thereof to the director of the Idaho state police and he shall also notify the director of the Idaho state police of any and all cars recovered

  12. At the specific request of the governor or his designated agent prevent the unauthorized importation of wild omnivores or carnivores capable of causing injury to people or their property

  13. Work in his county with the Idaho state police in the following respects:

    1. Require all persons using the highways in the state to do so carefully, safely and with exercise of care for the persons, property and safety of others;

    2. Safeguard and protect the surface and other physical portions of the state highways;

    3. Enforce all of the laws of the state enacted for the identifica­tion, inspection and transportation of livestock and all laws of the state designed to prevent the theft of livestock;

    4. Regulate traffic on all highways and roads in the state; and respond to calls following wrecks and make investigations rela­tive to thereto;

    5. Use whatever force is necessary to protect the public from wild or domestic omnivores or carnivores in a manner that is consistent with 50 C.F.R. section 17.84(i).

  14. Work in his county with the Idaho transportation department to give examinations for and sell drivers’ licenses and identification cards.

  15. Expeditiously and promptly investigate all cases involving missing children when such cases are reported to him.

The Sheriff is required to serve and execute warrants of distraint (§63-1013, I.C.) and to seize and sell personal property upon which a property tax delinquency exists (§63-1012, I.C.) or for refusal to pay property tax (§63-1101, I.C.). The Sheriff is also responsible to return appropriate processes and notic­es to other counties (§31-2203, I.C.). The Sheriff is justified in executing all pro­cesses and orders that are regular on their face and issued by compe­tent authority (§31-2213, I.C.), but must show, so long as he retains it, the process, with all papers attached, to any person interested therein (§31-2214, I.C.). The Sheriff is also court crier (§31-2215, I.C.). For further information refer to the IAC Resource Manual.