Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Vigilant neighbor helps stop alleged burglary; Overnight Felony arrests of note

06-16-10 Vigilant neighbor helps stop alleged burglary; Overnight Felony arrests of note

06-16-10 Vigilant neighbor helps stop alleged burglary; Overnight Felony arrests of note

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   Arrested: Edward G. Flesher Jr, 36, Boise

   Charges: Burglary (F), Carrying a Concealed Weapon (m)

   Arrested: Alvin L. Palin Jr, 30, Boise

   Charges: Burglary (F)

    Boise Police responded to a Burglary on the 800 block of North Alumbaugh early yesterday morning (June 15th) at approximately 6:30 a.m. A witness, a neighbor, says he say the two men climbing through a side window and begin removing property before calling police. Officers located the two suspects and through the course of the investigation determined the men did not belong at  the residence. A search of Edward Flesher Jr. revealed a hidden knife resulting in the additional Concealed Weapons charge. The suspects were transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

    "Watching out for our neighbors, that's exactly the kind of call that can help us prevent, and solve crimes!" says Boise Police Officer Stuart Kelsay. "We should all try to be aware of who does, and does not belong in our neighborhoods and report suspicious activity."

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  Arrested: Cori L. Hansen, 25, Boise

   Charges:Possession of a Controlled substance with Intent to Deliver (Meth)(F)

    Boise Police on patrol yesterday evening (June 15th) at approximately 8:30 p.m. observed a vehicle run a stop sign and fail to signal a turn at State and Willow lane. As officers contacted the two occupants, a Boise Police K-9 alerted on the vehicle indicating the likely presence of drugs. A check through Ada County records indicated that Cori Hansen was currently on felony probation for drug charges and Idaho Probation and Parole responded to the scene to assist. A search of the suspect revealed approximately 14 grams total package weight of Meth hidden on her person. Officers have evidence that the suspect had intended to sell the drug. The suspect was booked at the Ada County Jail on the above listed charges.

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 Warrant Arrested: Christopher J. Kirk, 24, Kennewick Wa.

  Warrant Charges: Burglary (F)

    The suspect was taken into custody on an outstanding felony warrant for Burglary early this morning.

   The arrest warrant stems from an ongoing investigation into a burglary at a commercial building on the 100 block of South 4th Street in October of last year. Evidence indicates the suspect attempted to remove two televisions and a computer from the building. That investigative information was forwarded to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office and resulted in the felony warrant.

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 Warrant Arrested: Harrison B. Grover, 20, No Known Residence

  Warrant Charges: Possession of a Controlled Substance (Prescription Medications)(F)

    The suspect was taken into custody on an outstanding felony warrant for Possession of a Controlled Substance (Prescription Medications) yesterday.

   The arrest warrant stems from an ongoing investigation into medications the suspect had in his possession on May 20th of this year. Evidence indicates the suspect did not have prescriptions for more than 100 pills he had when police contacted him. That investigative information was forwarded to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office and resulted in the felony warrant.

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Release Prepared By:

Charles McClure
Boise Police Public Information