Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tuesday, February 26, 2008

02-26-08 Road Rage Arrests

02-26-08 Road Rage Arrests

Boise, February 26th, 2008 - At approximately 2118 hrs, Boise Police officers were called to the scene of a shooting near Denver/Beacon Streets after a road rage incident. Witnesses reported hearing several shots in the area, and officers have recovered evidence to support that information.


What Happened: A road rage incident occurred, with two involved vehicles stopping near Denver/Beacon. A verbal altercation ensued, and a passenger in one of the vehicles produced a handgun, firing several rounds in the direction of the occupants of the other vehicle. 

Nobody was injured from the gunfire, and the suspect vehicle then fled the scene and was stopped by officers shortly thereafter near Broadway Avenue and Front Street.


Arrested: Petricio G. Paz, 22 yrs, charged with DUI

Arrested: Juan A. Garza, 24 yrs, charged with Aggravated Assault


Media release prepared by: Lt. Ron Winegar