Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Friday, July 02, 2010

Stabbing and Enticement charges; BPD Overnight Felony Arrests

07-02-10 Stabbing and Enticement charges; BPD Overnight Felony Arrests

07-02-10 Stabbing and Two Enticement Arrests; overnight Felony arrests of note

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  Arrested: Candice M. Dahl, 29, Boise

   Charges: Aggravated Battery (F),

    Boise Police responded to a report of a fight with a weapon at a group home near Northview and Maple Grove yesterday (July 1st) at approximately 5:00 p.m. Witnesses tell police the suspect, later identified as Candice Dahl, became angry with the adult male victim for unknown reasons. The victim another resident of the home. Other residents of the home called police. As officers arrived on scene, they saw the suspect running down the street. The suspect, Dahl was combative with officers and they were forced to deploy a Taser to safely take the suspect into custody. The victim was transported to a local hospital with what appeared to officers at the time to be serious injuries. It's unknown at this time if the injuries are life threatening. The suspect was transported to the Ada County jail and booked on the above listed charges.

TITLE 18 CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS CHAPTER 9 ASSAULT AND BATTERY18-907.Aggravated battery defined. (1) A person commits aggravated battery who, in committing battery: (a)  Causes great bodily harm, permanent disability or permanent disfigurement; or (b)  Uses a deadly weapon or instrument;

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  Arrested: Jarrett Reid, 21, Boise

   Charges: Aggravated Assault (F), Failure to Appear warrants

    Boise Police responded to a report of an assault at a residence near Ustick and Five Mile on June 22nd of this year. On that date, officers investigated a fight that took place in front of the victims home. After a detailed investigation into the incident, officers believe the suspect, later identified as Jarrett Reid, pointed a weapon at the victim and threatened to shoot him.  Boise Police arrested Reid yesterday during a traffic stop in west Boise. During the traffic stop a check through Ada County dispatch indicated the suspect also had 6 failure to appear charges resulting in warrants for his arrest. The suspect was transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

TITLE 18 CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS CHAPTER 9 ASSAULT AND BATTERY 18-905.Aggravated assault defined.An aggravated assault is an assault:(a)  With a deadly weapon or instrument without intent to kill; or (b)  By any means or force likely to produce great bodily harm.[; or]
(c)  With any vitriol, corrosive acid, or a caustic chemical of any kind. (d)  "Deadly weapon or instrument" as used in this chapter is defined to include any firearm, though unloaded or so defective that it can not be fired.

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    Arrested: Chester W. Bennett, 28, Boise

    Charges:Enticing Children over the Internet (F) 18-1509a

  Boise Police arrested the suspect Thursday evening in a parking lot near his home in the area of Orchard & Overland on the above charge. The arrest came after an ongoing investigation by Boise Police into online enticement. Detectives had chatted online with a man later identified as the suspect, Bennett. Officers say the suspect believed he was talking with a 14-year-old female and arranged to meet the teen for sex.  

  This case is one of the ongoing investigations conducted by Boise Police detectives working as part of the Idaho Attorney General's Office Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

   If you suspect online sexual exploitation of a child, report it to the Boise Police Department at 377-6790 or 911 for emergencies.
    You may also report online via the CyberTiplineĀ® at www.cybertipline.com or 1-800-843-5678.  The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) has a system for identifying online predators and child pornographers and contributing to law-enforcement investigations. Leads forwarded to the site will be acknowledged and shared with the appropriate law-enforcement agency for investigation.

 ABOUT THE IDAHO CRIMES AGAINST CHILDREN TASK FORCE

   The Idaho Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force is a statewide coalition of local, state and federal law enforcement and prosecution agencies, focused on apprehending and prosecuting individuals who use the Internet to criminally exploit children.

   Internet crimes against children are, primarily, crimes of sexual exploitation of children. These crimes include distribution of child pornography and using the Internet to target children for sexual abuse.

   The Idaho ICAC Task Force is committed to protecting Idaho's children through community education and by identifying, arresting and prosecuting those who commit Internet crimes against children.

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   Warrant Arrested: Brian W. Oneal, 20, Emmett

  Warrant Charges: Enticing Children over the Internet (F) 18-1509a

    The suspect was booked into the Ada County jail Thursday on an felony warrant for Enticing Children over the Internet. The suspect was transferred to Ada County from the Gem County jail were he had previously been incarcerated (check with Gem County for further).

   The arrest warrant stems from a Boise Police investigation, after parents reported to police the suspect was sending messages sent over the Internet to a young teenage female in January of this year.  Evidence indicates the suspect solicited the girl for sex on more than one occasion via Internet messages. That investigative information was forwarded to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office and resulted in the felony warrant.

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