Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Friday, August 07, 2009

08-07-09 Bike Thefts - Person of Interest

08-07-09 Bike Thefts - Person of Interest
   Boise,  Aug. 7, 2009 - Boise Police are searching for a person of interest in several recent thefts of high-end bikes.
Over the past two months, approx. 10 high-end cruisers and mountain bikes have been stolen from around Boise, some taken after the locks were cut. Police have found several of the stolen bikes being sold on Craigslist or at local pawn shops.
 
   Police investigators believe the bikes are being sold or pawned by a person using the name "Irish".
 
   Boise Police would like to advise the public that they may have unknowingly purchased stolen property from this subject.  If you have bought a bicycle from this subject recently, contact the Boise Police Department at 570-6270.
 
   Boise Police believe the following individual has information about the stolen bikes:
 
Person of Interest: Jason Mark Fisher, 24, AKA: "Irish"
Description: Fisher is 5'11", 175 lbs, with red hair, and a cross tattoo right shoulder
Fisher is originally from Washington state, and has recently been staying in several Boise area motels.
 
   Anyone who may know where Jason Fisher , AKA "Irish" is is urged to call CrimeStoppers at 343-COPS.