09-01-09 Cocaine Trafficking Arrest
Boise, Sept. 1, 2009 - Boise Police arrested a man overnight after he sold cocaine twice to an undercover Boise police officer.
Arrested: Benjamin M. Elgethon, 23, Boise
Charged: Trafficking Cocaine (F), 2 counts
What Happened: Boise Police arrested the suspect Elgethon in a parking lot near Vista and Overland last night about 10:30 p.m. after he sold approx one ounce of cocaine to a police officer working undercover. The sale was the second one made recently between the suspect and an officer.
The arrest is part of an ongoing investigation into cocaine sales throughout the Boise area. Boise Police narcotics detectives say more arrests are likely as the case continues.