Lewiston bridge jumper pleads guilty - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Lewiston bridge jumper pleads guilty

LEWISTON, Idaho - Trevor Balbach, a 21 year-old Lewiston man, pleaded guilty last week to drug and eluding police charges after trying to dodge authorities by jumping into the icy waters of the Snake River on April 3.  Balbach remains in the Nez Perce County Jail awaiting sentencing due to Judge Carl Kerrick's concerns that Balbach would be a danger to public safety and possibly himself if released.

Balbach had led officers on a chase through downtown Lewiston before he jumped into the river off of the Blue Bridge.  The bridge connects Lewiston to Clarkston, WA.

 

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