Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Thursday, January 07, 2010

Traffic stop leads to felony arrest; overnight bookings

01-07-10 Traffic stop leads to felony arrest; overnight bookings

     Traffic stop leads to felony arrest; overnight bookings

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    Arrested: Bernice A. Zubizareta, 27, Boise

    Charges:Grand Theft (F), Forgery (F), Driving Without Privileges (m)

    Boise Police officers on patrol last night (January 6th) at approximately 11:00 p.m. observed a vehicle fail to signal a turn at Veterans Parkway and Stilson. A records check through Ada County Dispatch confirmed the driver had a current suspension on her license. Officers also determined the suspect had been involved in an attempt to cash a stolen check at a local merchant on December 21st, 2009. The suspect was booked at the Ada County Jail on the above listed charges.

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    Arrested: Anthony C. Twohy, 19, Boise

    Charges:Grand Theft (F), Forgery (F)

    Boise Police financial crimes detectives arrested the suspect yesterday afternoon (January 6th) at approximately 4:00 p.m. as part of an ongoing investigation into stolen and forged checks that began in December of last year. Officers have evidence that the suspect passed stolen checks at several local merchants receiving more than three hundred dollars in merchandise and cash. The suspect was booked at the Ada County Jail on the above listed charges. 

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Release Prepared By:


Charles McClure
Boise Police Public Information