Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wednesday, March 07, 2007

Arrests in Felony Vandalism

Arrests in Felony Vandalism

      Boise, Nov. 6, 2007 - Boise Police arrested two suspects last night after reports of a string of vehicle vandalism in East Boise, the Boise Bench and Meridian over the past two days.

      Police Officers responded to more than 20 incidents of vehicle windows shot out with BB's.

      Following up on information provided by a witness, Officers S. Phan and M. Dalpiaz were able to locate the suspects shortly after the last vandalism. Officers and investigators were also able to locate the BB gun used in the vandalism. An estimated 20 vehicles had windows shot out over the past two days.

      Arrested: Nicholas Levoy Painter, 19, Boise

                      Jesse Alan Haskins, 19, Boise

      Charged: Felony Malicious Injury to Property

      Suspect booking photos are available through the Ada County Jail.

Release prepared by Capt. Jim Maxson.