Man arrested after running from police, hiding in potato cellar

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The following is a news release from Idaho State Police.

IDAHO FALLS — On April 20, at approximately 7:38 p.m., the Idaho State Police conducted a traffic stop northbound Interstate 15 at milepost 124, north of Idaho Falls.

The driver, Aaron Bruce, 24, of Burley, fled the vehicle on foot.

The Idaho State Police, with assistance from the Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office and the Idaho Falls Police Department, were able to located Bruce a short time later in a nearby potato cellar a mile from the stop. Bruce was arrested and charged with resisting and obstructing as well as a felony warrant.

His passenger, Taylor Lynch, 24, of Burley, was arrested and charged with obstruct and delay as well as possession of drug paraphernalia.

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