Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

04-14-09 Meth Possession Charge tops overnight arrests

04-14-09 Meth Possession Charge tops overnight arrests

Boise April 14th, 2009 - A felony charge of Possession of Meth tops overnight arrests in Boise

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    Arrested: Christopher D. Briggs, 30, Boise

    Charges: Possession of Meth (F), Possession of a Concealed Weapon (M)

    Boise Police Officers were dispatched to a suspicious subject passed out in a car at approximately 7:45 a.m. yesterday morning on the 4600 block of Alamosa Street near Willow Lane Park. Officers located the car parked facing the wrong way on the north side of the road with the rear end sticking out into the lane of traffic. The headlights where still on, however the vehicle was not running. Concerned for the safety of the sole occupant of the vehicle, Boise Police officers made contact with the driver. As the man, later identified as Christopher Briggs, exited the car officers observed a knife that had been concealed under the driver, resulting in the concealed weapons charge. During a search of the vehicle, officers recovered three baggies of Meth with a total weight of 2.7 grams.

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Release Prepared By:
Charles McClure
Boise Police Public Information