Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tuesday, October 06, 2009

10-06-09 Injury to a Child charges top overnight arrests

10-06-09 Injury to a Child charges top overnight arrests

     Injury to a Child charges top the overnight arrests in the City of Boise

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    Arrested: Nicholas A. Salas Junior, 34, Boise

     Charges: Injury to a Child (F)

    Boise Police responded to a report of a fight yesterday (October 5th) at approximately 8:30 p.m. at a residence on the 11000 block of West Sandhurst. Witnesses tell police that the suspect had been involved in an argument with a teenage male when he grabbed the boy by the neck causing him to choke. The suspect and the victim are well known to each other. The suspect was transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges. No further information is available at this time.

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    Warrant Arrested: Eddie Tarsha, 25, Boise

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

    Eddie Tarsha was taken into custody on an outstanding felony warrant for Possession of a Controlled Substance early this morning (October 6th) at approximately 4:00 a.m.

     The arrest warrant stems from a search warrant that was served in January of this year at a residence on the 2500 block of West Idaho. On that date, BANDIT officers recovered a small amount of cocaine from the home. That investigative information was forwarded to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorneys Office and resulted in the felony arrest warrant.

    The BANDIT Task Force investigates gambling, prostitution and illegal drug use. The Task Force includes Detectives from the Boise Police Department, Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms agency and the Idaho National Guard, working as part of a multi-jurisdictional task force called B.A.N.D.I.T. (Boise Area Narcotics and Drug Interdiction Task Force), commissioned to protect the community from illegal drug activity.

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Release Prepared By:

Charles McClure

Boise Police Public Information