Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Thursday, December 10, 2009

12-10-09 Multiple Grand Theft charges top overnight felony arrests

12-10-09 Multiple Grand Theft charges top overnight felony arrests

    Multiple Grand Theft charges top overnight felony arrests

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    Arrested: Randall W. Schmidt, 44, Boise

    Charges: Grand Theft (F)

    Arrested: Casey C. Parker, 45, Boise

    Charges: Grand Theft (F)

    Boise Police responded to a report of a theft in progress yesterday morning (December 9th) at approximately 10:30 a.m. at a residence on the 5900 block of North Willow Cliff. The victim tells police he saw the two suspects drive onto his property and hook up a trailer, containing the victims motorcycle, to their vehicle and then drive away. The victim immediately called police. Boise Police officers located the vehicle as it attempted to leave the area and conducted a traffic stop. The stolen property was recovered. The suspects were booked at the Ada County Jail on the above listed charges.

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   Arrested: Christopher L. Blackmer, 27, Boise

   Charges: Grand Theft (F)

    On December 5th Boise Police received a report of stolen property that the victim believes had been taken from her home in Boise some time in July of this year. A detailed investigation revealed evidence that the suspect had been involved in the theft of jewelry and other personal items valued in excess of $9,000.00. The suspect was arrested yesterday (December 9th) and booked at the Ada County Jail on the above listed charges.

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  Arrested: Leticia Melchor, 18, Caldwell

   Charges: Grand Theft (F),

    Boise Police retail crimes investigators responded to a report of a shoplifter at a retail store on the 300 block of Milwaukee yesterday afternoon (December 9th) at approximately 5:00 p.m. Witnesses say the suspect was seen concealing clothing in a baby carriage before leaving the store without paying for the items. Loss prevention employees detained the suspect until police arrived. A search of the baby carriage revealed many stolen items taken from multiple stores in the area. 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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  Arrested: Mauro O. Perea-Santos, 19, Caldwell

  Charges: Burglary (F)

    Boise Police responded to a report of a theft at a retail store on the 400 block of North Milwaukee  yesterday (December 9th)  at approximately 3:30 p.m. Store employees tell police they witnessed the suspect conceal a pair of pants in a bag and then left the store without paying for them. Police officers 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.

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Release Prepared By:

Charles McClure

Boise Police Public Information