was a Mormon church member in Pocatello, Idaho; accused and charged with two counts of rape

Case Summary

John William Tonk is an LDS member in Pocatello, Idaho. Accused and charged with two counts of rape. This case is currently pending in the Idaho Court System.

Case Information

CR03-24-02383 | State of Idaho Plaintiff, vs. John William Tonks Defendant.

File Date
02/27/2024 Case Type Criminal Case Status Active – Pending

Tonks, John William
Description Statute Level Date
1 Rape I18-6101 Felony 01/01/2004
2 Rape I18-6101 Felony 01/01/2004

Tonks, John William

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No Contact Order in Criminal Case

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