Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Monday, November 30, 2009

11-30-09 Aggravated Battery & Burglary Charges

11-30-09 Aggravated Battery & Burglary Charges

    Aggravated Battery & Burglary Charges

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    Arrested: Ryan P. Rossi, 25, Boise

    Charges: Aggravated Battery (F)

    Arrested: Nicholas T. Rossi, 24, Boise

    Charges: Aggravated Battery (F)

    Boise Police received a report of a battery Saturday evening (November 28th) at approximately 9:00 p.m. at a home on the 6300 block of Portsmouth Avenue. The victim tells police he had gone to the home were a party had taken place. During the party alcohol had been consumed. The victim says he was ambushed at the door by the two suspects who knocked him to the ground and kicked him several times in the head. The victim declined to be transported by paramedics for what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries. It appeared to officers on scene that the suspect may suffer a broken nose from the incident. The exact cause of the attack is unclear. The suspects were transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

18-907.Aggravated battery defined. (1) A person commits aggravated battery who, in committing battery: (a)  Causes great bodily harm, permanent disability or permanent disfigurement;

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    Arrested: Arturo C. Fuentes, 31, Nampa

    Charges: Burglary (F)

    Boise Police received a report of shoplifting Friday (November 27th) at approximately 10:00 p.m. from a business on the 300 block of North Milwaukee. Loss prevention employees tell police the suspect entered the store and selected several items. The suspect then left the store without paying for them. Boise Police believe the suspect entered the store with the intent to commit the theft, resulting in the burglary charges. The suspect was transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

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         Arrested: Douglas J. Hambrick, 20, Boise

 Current Charges:  Driving Under the Influence (m)

Warrant Charges: Trafficking in a Controlled Substance (Cocaine)(F)

     Early Saturday morning just after midnight (November 28th) Boise Police stopped the suspect on suspicion of DUI near the intersection of Overland and Owyhee. After conducting field sobriety tests the suspect was transported to the jail were he blew a .09/.08 A check through Ada County dispatch confirmed an outstanding warrant for Trafficking in a Controlled Substance. 

    The arrest warrant stems from a Boise Police Narcotics (BANDIT) investigation that took place on June 30th of this year. On that date, the suspect sold 1 ounce of Cocaine to detectives during an ongoing investigation in a parking lot in West Boise. That investigative information was forwarded to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office and resulted in the felony warrant.

   About BANDIT: 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