Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Arrest in Bomb Threat

04-27-10 Arrest in Bomb Threat
   Boise, April 27th, 2010 - Boise Police arrested a man last night after he allegedly phoned in a bomb threat to a local business. Officers believe the suspect made the threat yesterday after apparently making repeated phone calls earlier in the day about payment of the suspect's bill to the business.
 
   Arrested: Steaven C. Bassinger, 38, Boise
   Charge: False Reporting of Explosives (F)
 
   What Happened: Boise Police were called to the business shortly after 6:00 p.m. last night. The bomb threat had come into the business as an anonymous call made at 6:05 p.m.
 
   Officers were able to identify the caller through various means. They found him a short time later near his home in the Targee - Vista area. The suspect was arrested and booked into the Ada County Jail on the above charge.