Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wednesday, March 04, 2009

03-04-09 Felony injury to a child warrant arrest

03-04-09 Felony injury to a child warrant arrest
Boise March 4th, 2009 - On Tuesday (March 3rd) Ada County Deputies arrested a Boise woman on a Felony injury to a child warrant. The Warrant stems from a Boise City case that began last year.
 
Warrant Arrest: Melissa S Jenkins, 29, Boise
 
Charges: Injurty to a child (F)
 
What happened: On 10/20/2008 at approximately 10:39 PM Boise Police where called to a local hospital on a suspicious injury to a child. Investigators determined that on the previous day a child under the age of one at the time had been injured at a East Boise home. The boy received what appeared to be serious head injuries during the incident. The child was taken on imminent danger and turned over to the custody of State Health and Welfare. After a detailed investigation detectives forwarded the case to the Ada County Prosecutors Office for review. Yesterday (March 3rd) Ada County Deputies arrested a Boise woman, the mother of the child, on the Felony injury to a child warrant.
 
No further information is available at this time.
 
Release Prepared By:
Charles McClure
Boise Police Public Information