Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

07-15-09 Grand Theft charges top overnight arrests

07-15-09 Grand Theft charges top overnight arrests

    Boise July 15th, 2009 - Grand Theft charges top the overnight arrests in the City of Boise

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    Arrested: Helen Hauptmann, 60, Boise

     Charges: Grand Theft (F)

    Boise Police responded to a report of an ongoing theft at a local business on the 4100 block of North Transport street yesterday (July 14th) just before noon. Witnesses at the company tell police that an employee, later identified as Helen Hauptmann, has access to the books has been writing company checks to herself over the last several months. Investigators believe the suspect may have forged more than a dozen checks and stolen thousands of dollars from the company. After a detailed investigation, officers arrested Helen Hauptmann who 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