Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Friday, August 28, 2009

08-28-09 Drug charges top overnight arrests

08-28-09 Drug charges top overnight arrests

    Boise August 28th, 2009 - Drug charges top the overnight arrests in the City of Boise

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    Arrested: John C. Williams, 26, Boise

     Charges: Trafficking in a Controlled Substance (F)

    Arrested: Keith A. Piver, 25, Boise

     Charges: DUI (m)

    Boise Police received a citizen report of a possible drunk driver in the area of Glenwood and Chinden just before midnight last night (August 27th). Officers located the vehicle matching the citizen description and after making contact with the driver, later identified as Keith Piver, officers determined that he may be operating the vehicle under the influence of a mind altering substance. Officers requested a Boise Police K-9, who alerted on the vehicle indicating the likely presence of drugs in the vehicle. Officers recovered a bag containing a pound of marijuana worth an estimated $2,500 dollars. Officers also recovered several prescription narcotic pills and a small amount of hashish from the vehicle. Officers determined that the illegal drugs belonged to the passenger, later identified as John C. Williams. The suspects were transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

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    Arrested: Dustyn G. Lopez, 19, Boise

     Charges: Attempted Burglary (F)

    Arrested: Nicholas J. Campbell, 18, Boise

     Charges: Attempted Burglary (F)

    Arrested: Larry J. Gilfillan, 20, Boise

     Charges: Attempted Burglary (F)

    Boise Police responded to a burglary report yesterday (August 27th) at a transitional home on the 2100 block of West State Street at approximately 8:00 p.m. Employees at the group home tell police that the day before (August 28th) three residents worked together to break into an office within the building and steal tools. Those tools were then used to attempt to break into coin operated washer/dryers. Before the crime could be completed, staff members returned to the group home and stopped the burglary attempt. After investigating the incident, Boise Police recovered several of the tools taken during the burglary. The suspects were 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