Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Thursday, November 12, 2009

11-12-09 Citizen call leads to burglary arrest

11-12-09 Citizen call leads to burglary arrest

  Citizen's call leads to burglary arrest; Overnight felony arrest

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    Arrested: Christopher M. Teater, 26, Boise

    Charges: Attempted Burglary (F), Probation Violation Charges,

    Boise Police received a prowler call from a concerned citizen yesterday (November 11th) at approximately 11:45 a.m. in a neighborhood near Curtis and Fairview. The witness tells police she saw the suspect attempt to open the front door of a nearby residence by forcing it with his shoulder several times. When that failed, the witness observed the suspect attempt to break into the home through a window by removing the screen and forcing it. Officers who responded to the call located the suspect and after a detailed investigation he was taken into custody. Officers also determined the suspect was currently on felony probation. The suspect was booked at the Ada County Jail on the above listed charges. 

Any possible connection between the suspect and other burglaries is still under investigation.

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Release Prepared By:

Charles McClure

Boise Police Public Information