Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

09-23-09 Possession charges top overnight arrests

09-23-09 Possession charges top overnight arrests

   Possession charges top the overnight arrests in the City of Boise

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    Arrested: Satchel A. Henderson, 21, Boise

    Charges: Possession of a Controlled Substance (Cocaine) (F)

    Boise Police observed a vehicle on Emerald Street with canceled registration on September 16th. Officers stopped the vehicle and made contact with the driver. A voluntary search of the vehicle revealed what appeared to be 3 grams of what officers believed to be Cocaine in the vehicle. Officers were unable to obtain a positive identification result when the substance was tested in the field. The driver was released and the substance was seized until further testing could be conducted.

    When the substance was re-tested, officers received a positive result for Cocaine. The man was arrested at approximately 8:00 p.m. last night (September 22nd) at 8th and Broad. The suspect 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