News Release




INCIDENTSearch for Fugitive


DATEAugust 11, 2014


TIMEabout 2:00 pm


LOCATION:   10674 Gossamer Street, Nampa


SUSPECT:    Fabian Salinas, age 26, of Caldwell




On 08/11/14, at about 2:00 pm, officers were told that fugitive Fabian Salinas was in a home at 10674 Gossamer Street, Nampa, and had threatened a resident there.  Salinas has an outstanding felony arrest warrant, is a documented gang member, and is known to be armed.  Officers also have probable cause to arrest Salinas for Aggravated Assault on a Police Officer, Felony Eluding, Aggravated Battery, Burglary, and Felony Drug Possession.


Patrol officers surrounded the home and asked for assistance from SWAT to apprehend Salinas.  Officers were also told that there was a friendly pit bull inside the home.  SWAT spent several hours searching the house for Salinas and did not find him.  Officers safely removed the pit bull from the home early in the search.


K-9 teams from the Meridian Police Department and the Canyon County Sheriff’s Office assisted with the search for Salinas.  


Salinas is considered armed and dangerous. 


Anyone with information about this crime is urged to contact Detective Richardson, Detective Fisher, or Crime Stoppers at 343-COPS, or log onto, or text CRIMES or 274637, subject: Tip236.

Tips can also be made via the Crime Stoppers Facebook page at

A citizen can remain anonymous. A reward of up to $1,000 is offered by Crime Stoppers for information leading to the arrest of criminal suspects. 


CONTACT NUMBER:    455-4574





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