On Wednesday, March 8, 2023, at approximately 1:41 a.m., Blaine County Sheriff’s deputies initiated a traffic stop on Main St. in Ketchum, Idaho.
Upon investigation, deputies arrested John Patrick Comerford, age 58 of Wilton, CT, for misdemeanor Driving Under the Influence, I.C. 18-8004(1)(D). During a search incident to arrest, controlled substances were found in the vehicle and on Comerford.
Comerford was also charged with felony Possession of a Controlled Substance-Cocaine, I.C. 37-2732(C)(1), misdemeanor Possession of a Controlled Substance Less Than Three Ounces-Marijuana, I.C. 37-2732(C)(3), misdemeanor Possession of a Controlled Substance without a Valid Prescription, I.C. 37-2732(C)(3).
Comerford remains in the custody of the Blaine County Detention Center pending arraignment in Magistrate Court Wednesday afternoon.
Blaine County Sheriff
Posted: 12:30 p.m. on March 8, 2023
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