Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Thursday, June 11, 2009

06-11-09 Aggravated Battery and Drug Charges top overnight arrests

06-11-09 Aggravated Battery and Drug Charges top overnight arrests

Boise June 11th, 2009 - Aggravated Battery and Drug Charges top the overnight arrests in the City of Boise

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  Arrested: Dale D. Richardson, 40, Boise

   Charges: Aggravated Battery (F)

    Boise Police responded to an aggravated battery report yesterday (June 10th) at approximately 9:00 p.m. on the 1600 block of Latah. Witnesses tell police that the adult male victim had an ongoing dispute with the suspect, later identified as Dale Richardson. The victim states that he heard a vehicle racing up and down the alley behind his house and he went to the alley to investigate. The victim says the suspect then attempted to run him over with his car, but missed. The man tells police that he retreated behind his chain link fence, before the suspect put his car in reverse and rammed the fence with the rear bumper, causing the fence to hit the victim. The victim was transported to the hospital with what appeared at the time to be non-life threatening injuries. Boise police located the suspect at his residence on the 2900 block of Robert lane a short time later along with the damaged vehicle. After a brief investigation the suspect was taken into custody. The suspect was then transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charge.

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  Arrested: Walter V. Baird, 51, No Known Residence

   Charges: Possession of a controlled substance (F), Fugitive to Idaho (F), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (m), Providing False Information (m), Carrying a Concealed Weapon (m)

    Boise Police observed a vehicle speeding and driving without license plates at 22nd and Irene yesterday (June 10th) at approximately 11:30 p.m. When officers made contact with the driver, later identified as Walter Baird, he provided officers with a false name. During the stop, the suspect was observed repeatedly reaching below the front seat even after officers instructed him to keep his hands on the steering wheel. When officers conducted a pat down of the suspect for safety reasons they located an open bladed knife concealed in the suspect's waistband along with a hypodermic needle and a pill bottle in a pocket. Officers also determined that the suspect had two outstanding warrants for parole violation out of Oregon. A search of the area under the front seat revealed several items of paraphernalia including additional syringes, cotton swabs, a digital scale and a clear baggie containing 2.3 grams of Meth. The suspect was then transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

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  Arrested: Jordon R. Chappell, 18, Boise

   Charges: Burglary (F)

    Boise Police responded to a report of shoplifting at a retail store on the 300 block of North Milwaukee yesterday (June 10th) at approximately 5:40 p.m. Store employees tell police that they witnessed the suspect conceal two pieces of jewelry and then left the store without paying for them. Police officers believe the man entered the store with the intent to commit the theft resulting in the burglary charge. The suspect was transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

    The Boise Police Organized Retail Crime Unit has developed a positive, productive working relationship with loss prevention agents from many local retail stores, large and small, local and national chains. The goal of the BPD Organized Retail Crime Unit is to work with retailers to reduce theft and fraud, crimes that can impact consumer prices.

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Warrant Arrested: Justin D. Miller, 29, Nampa

Warrant Charges: 2 counts of Receiving Stolen Property (F), Probation Violation charges

    Justin Miller was taken into custody at the Ada County Jail yesterday on an outstanding felony warrant for Receiving Stolen Property.

    The arrest warrant stems from two incidents that took place earlier this year. In one incident, that took place on the 25th of February, victims tell police the suspect took a check that did not belong to him and cashed it. In the second incident that took place on January 29th of this year, victims tell police that the suspect attempted to cash a stolen check at a local business but failed to obtain any money. That information was forwarded to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office and resulted in the felony warrants. 

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Warrant Arrested: Fernando R. Alvarado, 18, Boise

Warrant Charges: Delivery of a Controlled Substance (F)

    Boise Police arrested Fernando Alvarado yesterday (June 10th) at a residence on the 6200 block of West Everett on an outstanding felony warrant for Delivery of a Controlled Substance.

    The arrest warrant stems from an incident that took place on April 28th at approximately 10:00 p.m. On that date, Boise Police received a neighborhood report of drug activity at the residence. Boise Police Neighborhood Contact officers contacted the resident's and received a consent to search the home. Officers recovered approximately 10 grams of marijuana and other evidence indicating that the suspect, later identified as Fernando Alvarado, had been involved in drug transactions. That information was forwarded to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office and resulted in the felony warrant. 

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Warrant Transferred: Miles D. Heagy, 32, Boise

Warrant Charges: Possession of Sexually Exploitive Materials (F)

    Miles Heagy was transferred to the custody of the Ada County Jail from Oregon yesterday (June 10th) on an outstanding Boise felony warrant for Possession of Sexually Exploitive Materials.

    The warrant stems from an incident that took place on November 11th of 2008. On that date, Boise Police received a tip that the suspect, later identified as Miles Heagy, had several images of underage children involved in sexual acts on a computer at his home. After Boise Police Detectives conducted an investigation and seized the materials That information was forwarded to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office and resulted in the felony warrant. Detectives have no reason to believe at this time that any of the individuals depicted in the material are local.

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Release Prepared By:

Charles McClure

Boise Police Public Information