02-20-08 Detectives Investigate Employee for Staging Robbery
Boise, Feb. 20, 2007 - Boise Police detectives have a suspect in the reported robbery of a Vista Ave. hotel Sunday morning, Feb 17th. The suspect is the hotel employee who reported the crime.
After following leads, detectives believe the initial story the motel employee told about a hooded, masked man robbing the hotel was made up. Officers are submitting their report to prosecutors for possible charges against the employee.
Another robbery of a business on Vista was reported Friday, Feb. 15th.
Detectives say the two reported robberies are NOT connected.
The robbery of the drive-thru coffee shop on the 2200 blk of Vista is still under active investigation. For more, please see the news release dated Feb. 15, 2008 at www.boisepolice.org.