Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Friday, October 02, 2009

10-02-09 Overnight Felony Arrests

10-02-09 Overnight Felony Arrests

     Overnight Felony Arrests of note in the City of Boise

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       Arrested:  Amber L. Menges, 25, Boise

     Charges: Driving Under the Influence (DUI) (F), Driving Without Privileges (m)
 
   Boise Police observed a vehicle fail to yield to pedestrians at a crosswalk while performing an illegal lane change early this morning (October 2nd) at the corner of 12th and Idaho at approximately 2:00 a.m. Officers who made contact with the driver conducted field sobriety tests before transporting the suspect to the jail for further testing. The suspect blew a .17 at the jail. A records check through dispatch indicated the driver had two prior convictions for DUI making this charge a felony. Records also indicated the suspect was suspended at the time resulting in the Driving Without Privileges charge. The suspect was booked without incident on the above listed charges.
 
   For more on DUI charges and penalties, log onto:
 http://www.cityofboise.org/Departments/Police/TrafficEnforcement/DUINightSTEP/page5772.aspx
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Release Prepared By:
Charles McClure
Boise Police Public Information