02-02-10 Burglary and Firearms charges top overnight
Burglary and Firearms
charges top overnight arrests
Arrested: Corissa A. Stephanidis, 30,
Boise Police responded to a report of a theft at a retail store
on the 5200 block of West Franklin yesterday (February 1st) at
approximately 7:00 a.m. Store employees tell police that they
witnessed the suspect conceal items and then leave the store
without paying for them. 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.
Warrant Arrested: Anthony L. Ashley, 49,
Warrant Charges:Felon in Possession of a
The suspect was taken into custody on an outstanding felony
warrant for Felon in Possession of a Firearm yesterday at a
residence on the 400 block of Pueblo Alto street.
During an ongoing investigation into the possession of illegal
firearms, officers searching the suspects home Monday found:
- 16 handguns
- 2 shotguns
- 2 rifles
- 5,000+ rounds of ammunition
- bullet proof vest.
For a convicted felon (suspect has felony history, including
robbery and illegal possession of firearms dating back to 1980),
all the above are prohibited under state and/or federal law.
Boise Police are continuing to investigate how the suspect
came to possess the weapons, including whether the weapons are
stolen or were illegally purchased.
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