Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wednesday, June 03, 2009

06-03-09 Grand theft arrests top overnight charges

06-03-09 Grand theft arrests top overnight charges

Boise June 3rd, 2009 - Felony grand theft charges top the overnight arrests in Boise

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  Arrested: Abdul L. Tawfiq, 56, Los Angeles Ca.

   Charges: Grand Theft (F), Forgery (F),  misappropriation of personal ID (F)

  Arrested: Danielle N. Webb, 28, Long Beach Ca.

   Charges: Grand Theft (F), grand theft by possession (F), attempted grand theft (F), misappropriation of personal ID (F)

    Boise Police responded to a report of a fraud in progress at a bank on the 9700 block of West Fairview Ave yesterday afternoon (June 2nd) at approximately 3:00 p.m. Witnesses tell police that the suspect, a female later identified as Danielle Webb, used a false ID and a false credit card to attempt to withdraw money from another person's account. The bank refused to complete the transaction and the suspect left immediately.

    A short time later Boise Police responded to a report of a fraud in progress at a bank on the 3100 block of North Five Mile at approximately 4:00 p.m. Witnesses tell police that the male suspect, later identified as Abdul Tawfiq, used a false ID and a stolen account number to access an account at the bank and determine the account's balance. The suspect left the bank and employees, who suspected fraudulent activity, contacted Boise Police.

    At approximately 5:45 p.m. Boise Police, working with Meridian Police, located both suspects at a motel near the corner of Eagle and Pine in Meridian. Boise Police detectives recovered evidence that the two had been involved in fraudulent activities at multiple banks in the Boise area yesterday. Both suspects were transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

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  Arrested: Gregory W. Monzo, 43, Boise

   Charges: Grand Theft (F)

    Boise Police responded to a possible stolen property complaint yesterday (June 2nd) at approximately 4:16 p.m. at a business on the 4700 block of South Maple Grove. Witnesses tell police that the suspect, later identified as Gregory Monzo, had stolen several items, including commercial restaurant equipment, from his previous employer. The equipment had been left on the property at this location and the property owner contacted police. The suspect was transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

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Release Prepared By:

Charles McClure

Boise Police Public Information