Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Friday, April 03, 2009

04-03-09 Officer Follow Up results in several unrelated Arrests

04-03-09 Officer Follow Up results in several unrelated Arrests

Boise April 3rd, 2009 - Officer Follow Up results in several Arrests; daily arrests

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    Warrant Arrest: Richard R. O'Neil, 21, Boise

    Warrant Charges: Sexual exploitation of a child (F)

    Boise Police arrested Richard O'Neil on a warrant at his home on the 4100 block of Cresswell at approximately 10:30 p.m. Thursday, April 2, 2009.

    The charges stem from a search of the suspects residence on November 11th, 2008 during which investigators located several images of child pornography on the suspects computer. Officers say there's no evidence the images were generated locally. The officer's reports were forwarded to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorneys Office, which resulted in the felony arrest warrant that was served by Boise Police Thursday.

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    Warrant Arrest: Brittani N. Wilson, 20, Boise

    Warrant Charges: Injury to a child (F)

    Boise Police arrested Brittany Wilson on a warrant for Felony injury to a child at her home near W. State and Vine Streets approx 6:40 p.m. Thursday.

    The charges stem from a incident March 19, 2009 in which Boise Police and representatives of Idaho Health & Welfare investigated an anonymous tip of child neglect at the home. Officers found four children all under the age of five in conditions likely to cause them harm. The children where found unsupervised wearing diapers overflowing with feces. Human feces and and other hazards were found throughout the home. The time the children where immediately taken into the protective custody of Health and Welfare. The officer's report was forwarded to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorneys Office, which resulted in the felony warrant served on the suspect Wilson yesterday.

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    Warrant Arrest: Richard G. Victory, 22, Boise

    Warrant Charges: Robbery (F)

    New Charges: Possession of Marijuana (M)

 

    Warrant Arrest: Nicholas A. Vestman, 22, Garden City

    Warrant Charges: Robbery (F)

        Both suspects, Victory and Vestman were wanted on arrest warrants stemming from an incident March 28, 2009. On that date, Boise Police responded to a call of a robbery in progress on the 3800 block of Grover Street at roughly 12:20 a.m. When officers arrived, witnesses told police that two suspects, who were well known to the victim, came into the home and produced a handgun. Witnesses say that the two men demanded money. The victim says that he told the two robbers he had no money. Witnesses say one of the suspects then took a cell phone call and fled the scene. Officers did not located the suspects during an immediate search of the area, however, witnesses were able to provide detailed suspect information. Officer's reports were forwarded to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorneys Office, resulting in the felony warrants.

    Boise Police, working with the US Marshals Fugitive task force, went to a home on the 11000 block of Puritan Drive to serve the arrest warrants late Thursday morning, April 2, 2009. When Officers received consent to search the suspect Victory's vehicle they located a small amount of marijuana in a baggie, resulting in the possession charge. Victory was arrested on the above charges without further incident.

    Boise Police, working with the US Marshals Fugitive task force located the second suspect, Vestman at Maple Grove and Ustick approx. 6:06 p.m. Thursday. Vestman was taken into custody on the warrant without incident.

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    Arrested: Antonia Loera, 21, Boise

    Charges: Possession with intent to deliver (F)

    Boise Police assisted Idaho Probation and Parole investigators in a search of a home on the 9000 block of Sigmont Lane Thursday evening. During the search Officers located 2 bags of marijuana totaling 16 grams, a digital scale and paraphernalia. Officers say the evidence indicates the suspect intended to sell the marijuana. The suspect was taken into custody at the Siigmont residence without incident.

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Release Prepare By:
Charles McClure
Boise Police Public Information