Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Thursday, November 20, 2008

11-20-09 lottery ticket arrest leads to multiple charges

11-20-09 lottery ticket arrest leads to multiple charges

Boise November 20th, 2008 - A Boise mans attempt to cash-in a stolen lottery ticket in Boise has landed him in jail facing multiple felony charges. 

What happened: On November 19th at approximately 6 p.m. a man  entered a convenience store at Cole and Ustick in Boise and attempted to cash a lottery ticket at the counter. The lottery ticket had previously been reported as stolen to Lottery Enforcement Detectives who had entered the stolen tickets into thier computer system. When a clerk asked the suspect for identification he immediately fled the store. One employee of the store was able to get a license plate number and vehicle description as the vehicle left the scene. Boise Police located the vehicle moments later. Working with Idaho Probation and Parole Boise Officers searched the vehicle and located several stolen lottery tickets, three stolen checks, and cash. Detectives determined these items had been stolen in a burglary that took place at a tobacco store on the 3100 block of Cleveland yesterday morning. Officers also found 22 grams of Meth and drug paraphernalia in the vehicle. 

Arrested: Douglas Ray Langley Jr. 24 years old of Boise

Charges: Grand theft by possession (f) Possession with intent to deliver (f) Illegal presentation of a lottery ticket (f) Possession of paraphernalia (m) Unspecific Probation Violation Charges

Questions about the Caldwell burglary should be directed to Detective Collins with the Caldwell Police Department 455-4524.

Boise Police would like to take the opportunity to thank all the agencies who made this arrest happen including Idaho Lottery Detectives, Caldwell Police Department and  Idaho Probation and Parole.

Release Prepared by: 

Charles McClure 

Boise Police Public Information