About Us

A History of Helping

Crime Stoppers programs worldwide have solved over a half million crimes and recovered over 3 billion dollars worth of stolen property and narcotics. Today there are over 1,200 Crime Stoppers programs across the United States and around the world.

Crime Stoppers of Southwest Idaho (CSSI), founded in 1981, is administered by an all-volunteer Board of Directors. Financial support is provided through fundraisers and community donations.

For general information, questions, or to request a presentation about Crime Stoppers contact us at info@crimestoppersswidaho.org. (DO NOT USE THIS EMAIL TO SUBMIT A TIP: it is NOT anonymous).  To SUBMIT an ANONYMOUS TIP, click the “Submit a Tip” button on the left or top of the page).

If you would like to contact the Program Coordinator, please send an email to coordinator@crimestoppersswidaho.org.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Crime Stoppers is to assist law enforcement in the identification of criminal suspects and the apprehension of known felons who have evaded arrest for their crimes.

Who is involved

Name Position
Todd Chestnut Chairman
Jeffrey Hall Vice Chairman
Eli Bellomy Treasurer
Brii Mason Secretary
Ted Arnold Coordinator
Jeff Cullers Director
Rod Carr Director
Tony Wheelwright Director
Kenny Pittman Director
Ed Fritz Director
Nick Anderson Director
Debbie Shaner Director
Kathleen Moss Director
Bonnie Helms Director


Name Position
Jim Tibbs Adjunct Member
Ryan Bertalotto Liaison - Emmett PD
Janet Hatfield Liason - Garden City PD
Gary LIndstrom Liaison - Gem County Sheriff
Paul Pusey Emeritus Member
Lanette Marcum Emeritus Member
Jim Barclay Emeritus Member
Bill Lewis Emeritus Member
Dave Perrault Emeritus Member