Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Monday, June 02, 2008

06-02-08 Marijuana Arrest

06-02-08 Marijuana Arrest

    Boise, June 2, 2008 - Boise Police arrested a man overnight after finding him with approx. half-a-pound of marijuana packaged in his home, apparently ready for sale.

    Suspect: Jack Steven Basinger, 20, Boise

    Charges: Marijuana Possession with Intent to Distribute (F), Possession of drug paraphernalia (m)

    What Happened: Boise Police were called to a home on the 1600 blk of S. Martha St at approx 10:09 p.m. Sunday night after a neighbor called in a noise complaint.

    When officers arrived at the home they made contact with the resident and two guests. Officers had evidence marijuana was being used in the home. After some investigation, Boise Police patrol officers found the suspect, Basinger with approx. a half-pound of marijuana packaged for sale, along with assorted paraphernalia for using and selling drugs.

    A visitor to the home, Benjamin L. Hickox was cited for Possession of marijuana (m) and possession of drug paraphernalia (m).