The Press-Tribune reported 165 previously untested rape kits—38 in Caldwell, 111 in Nampa and 16 at the Canyon County Sheriff's Office—were still being held at their respective law enforcement offices and needed to be submitted to the ISP for testing.
Complaints against Donahue, filed anonymously with the Idaho attorney general's office, accuse the sheriff of abusing his position to operate the nonprofit K. Donahue Foundation Inc., which runs the Man Up Crusade raising awareness of domestic violence.
The Bonner County Daily Bee reports James Mancuso and Ashley Ford were spotted by Idaho State Police during a March 23 traffic stop in the Ponderay-Kootenai area north of Sandpoint, but the suspects fled the scene.
"Currently no statute exists that addresses the collection and testing of sexual assault kits in Idaho. This will codify that process. This also addresses the issue of backlogs of rape kits and sends a clear message that the crime of sexual assault is taken seriously."
Monday morning's accidents come after a bad crash on Idaho 55, near the summit of Horseshoe Bend Hill, on Sunday. Two people were rushed to the hospital after their vehicle was struck from behind. Idaho State Police is still investigating that crash.