Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Unlawful Discharge & Possession Arrest

Unlawful Discharge & Possession Arrest

Boise August 22nd, 2007 A Boise woman is in custody this morning facing charges of drug possession and unlawfully discharge of a firearm.

Boise Police Officers where dispatched to a call of shots fired in a hotel room on the 7400 block of West Overland at approximately 3:39 AM this morning. Officers evacuated several adjacent rooms and contacted the person staying in the room where the shots originated. The occupant of the room identified as Gaynell Pickinpaugh of Boise was taken into custody without incident. A search of the room turned up a small quantity of meth and a two handguns. 

No one was injured during this incident.

Arrested: Gaynell Pickinpaugh, 48 years old of Boise


Charges: 1 felony possession of a controlled substance charge, 1 count of unlawful discharge of a firearm a misdemeanor

Release Prepared By:

Charles McClure

Boise Police Public Information