Riggs trial update

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Gavel and scales

Mountain Home citizen Scott Riggs was charged with felony first degree murder on Aug. 25, 2017 in connection with the death of Paula Ferbrache his case is ongoing.

After the original preliminary trial on Oct. 6 was rescheduled due to a continuance, various search warrants, affidavits and motions were filed. Riggs' first preliminary hearing was held last Friday, which included a barrage of law enforcement personnel to ensure "everything went smoothly," according to Sheriff Mike Hollinshead.

Another preliminary hearing is scheduled for Feb. 2, 2018 at 9 a.m. in the Elmore County courthouse.

Anyone with information about the case should contact the Elmore County Sheriff's Office or the Mountain Home Police Department.

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