Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

09-30-09 Burglary Charges top overnight arrests

09-30-09 Burglary Charges top overnight arrests

    Burglary charges top the overnight arrests in the City of Boise

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    Arrested: Mark Black, 18, Boise

    Charges: Burglary (F)

    Boise Police responded to a report of a shoplifter at a retail store on the 1800 block of West Franklin yesterday (September 29th) at approximately 6:30 p.m. Loss prevention employees tell police they observed the suspect conceal goods on his person and then leave the store without paying for the merchandise. Boise Police believe the suspect entered the store with the intent to commit the theft, resulting in the burglary charge. The suspect was transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

    The Boise Police Organized Retail Crime Unit has developed a positive, productive working relationship with loss prevention agents from many local retail stores, large and small, local and national chains. The goal of the BPD Organized Retail Crime Unit is to work with retailers to reduce theft and fraud, crimes that can impact consumer prices.

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  Warrant Arrested: Stephen A. Ritter, 25, Boise

   Warrant Charges:  Aggravated DUI (Collision with injuries Involved) (F)

     The suspect was taken into custody on an outstanding felony warrant for Aggravated DUI early this morning (September 30th).

    The arrest warrant stems from an incident that took place on August 8th of this year. On that date, Boise Police officers responded to a crash with injuries at 28th and State. Evidence indicates the suspect was the driver in a one vehicle collision with a light pole causing injuries to both driver and passenger. Evidence returned later indicated the suspect driver had a BAC of .17 at the time of the crash. That investigative information was forwarded to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office and resulted in the felony warrant.

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Release Prepared By:
Charles McClure
Boise Police Public Information