Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

10-29-08 Drug Dealing Arrests

10-29-08 Drug Dealing Arrests

    Boise October 29th, 2008 - Boise Police arrested two people for dealing drugs out of their home in a Boise Neighborhood yesterday. These arrests are the result of a search warrant obtained by Boise Police Neighborhood Contact Officers.

    "We very much appreciate the community working with our police department in tipping us off to possible neighborhood drug activity," said Officer Steve Keely, The Neighborhood Contact Officer for the Central Bench area. 

    "Homes where drugs are used and sold can lead to a lot of other crime problems in a neighborhood, as well as bring a sense of fear to nearby residents. We appreciate every citizen tip and follow up on every lead. We want to keep crime out, and give folks that sense of security they want in their neighborhood." said Officer Keely. 

    Arrested: Delane E Meyer, 49 years old of Boise

    Charges:  Possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver (fel),Injury to child (fel), Possession of Marijuana (Mis), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (mis)

    Arrested: Tara D Fowers, 31 years old of Boise

    Charges: Possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver (fel),Injury to child (fel), Possession of Marijuana (Mis), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (mis)

    Cited: Steve C. Lagers, 45, no known address - Cited for Frequenting a Place of Drug Use (M)

    The Investigation: Earlier this month Officers received a complaint of drug activity at 8855 Mapelview Circle in Boise. Neighborhood Contact Officers worked to obtain a search warrant for the residence that was served yesterday at approximately 12:45 p.m. with the assistance of Boise Police Patrol and Bike Patrol Officers. Officers located in the residence 11 grams of methamphetamine, 4 grams of illegal mushrooms, 9 grams of marijuana, scales, packaging and $2000 in cash. Officers also confirmed that a juvenile female lived at the home. The Juvenile has been turned over to the custody of state health and welfare.