Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Fight over a parking space ends in Aggravated Assault charges; Overnight Felony arrests of note

08-18-10 Fight over a parking space ends in Aggravated Assault charges; Overnight Felony arrests of note

08-18-10 Fight over a parking space ends in Aggravated Assault charges; Overnight Felony arrests of note

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  Arrested: Luis J. Suarez-Carbajal, 30, Boise

   Charges: Aggravated Assault (F),

    Boise Police responded to a report of a fight yesterday (August 7th) at an apartment complex on the 6600 block of West Morris Hill at approximately 6:30 p.m. Witnesses tell police that the suspect and the victims, an adult female and male, had become involved in an argument at one of the apartments over a parking space. A physical fight took place between three adults. At one point, the victim tells police the suspect grabbed a knife and began swinging it at the two victims. No one received life threatening injuries during the incident. The suspect was transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

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  Arrested: Karen D. Hammond, 54, Star

   Charges:Trafficking of a Controlled substance (Heroin)(F)

  Arrested: Willie P. Parker, 34, Boise

   Charges:Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (m), Providing False Information (m)

    Boise Police observed a vehicle commit several lane change violations and conducted a traffic stop at Cloverdale and Bowmont last night (August 17th) at approximately 11:30 p.m. As officers contacted the driver, later identified as Karen Hammond, they witnessed her swallow a small plastic baggie to prevent them from finding it. After police determined the substance the suspect had swallowed was Heroin, the suspect was transported to a local hospital for evaluation. Officers recovered an additional 3.9 grams of Heroin that Karen Hammond had hidden on her person. A Boise Police K-9 alerted on the vehicle indicating the likely presence of drugs. A search of the vehicle revealed several syringes belonging to the passenger, later identified as Willie Parker. At first, the passenger provided a false name and identifying information to police resulting in the additional false Information charge. The suspects were booked at the Ada County Jail on the above listed charges.

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  Arrested: Tyler J. Fluckijer, 30, Boise

   Charges: Burglary (F), Malicious Injury to Property (m)

    Boise Police responded to a armed subject call at a residence on the 1300 block of North Arrow Lane yesterday (August 17th) at approximately 10:00 p.m. Victims tell police that the suspect, a neighbor, had kicked and rammed down their front door to gain entry to the residence. The suspect then took a stereo. Witnesses who lived at the home were able to identify the suspect who was arrested at a nearby home. Officers believe the suspect entered the residence 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.

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  Arrested: Marilynne J. Del Rio, 51, Boise 

   Charges:Burglary (F), Battery (m)

   Boise Police responded to a report of a theft at a retail store on the 8300 block of West Overland Yesterday (August 17th) at approximately 2:30 p.m. Store employees tell police that they witnessed the suspect conceal several items and then push a shopping cart full of goods to the exit. Loss prevention employees confronted the suspect at the door insisting that she return with them. Employes tell police a struggle took place during which the suspect shoved the employee away before fleeing on foot. Officers located the suspect moments later near the store. 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.

   The Boise Police Organized Retail Crime Unit has developed a positive, productive working relationship with loss prevention agents from many local retail stores, large and small, local and national chains. The goal of the BPD Organized Retail Crime Unit is to work with retailers to reduce theft and fraud, crimes that can impact consumer prices.

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  Arrested: Tucker K. Todd, 18, Boise

   Charges: Possession of Stolen Property (F)

    Boise Police responded to a citizen tip of a possible stolen motorcycle  in front of a store on the 5700 block of West Overland yesterday (August 17th) at approximately 11:30 p.m. The citizen who called told police the motorcycle was missing the ignition. A check through Ada County records indicted the motorcycle had been entered as a stolen vehicle. Officers determined the suspect had ridden the motorcycle to the location. The suspect was transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

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 Warrant Arrested: Angie A. Ammerman, 35, Boise

  Warrant Charges: Injury to a Child (F)

    The suspect was taken into custody on an outstanding felony warrant for Injury to a Child yesterday.

   The arrest warrant stems from an ongoing investigation into an incident that took place on July 24th of this year. Evidence indicates the suspect left a child, under the age of ten alone at a public music festival event in Ann Morrison park for more than 5 hours. That investigative information was forwarded to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office and resulted in the felony warrant.

TITLE 18 CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS CHAPTER 15 CHILDREN AND VULNERABLE ADULTS 18-1501.Injury to children. (1) Any person who, under circumstances or conditions likely to produce great bodily harm or death, willfully causes or permits any child to suffer, or inflicts thereon unjustifiable physical pain or mental suffering, or having the care or custody of any child, willfully causes or permits the person or health of such child to be injured, or willfully causes or permits such child to be placed in such situation that its person or health is endangered, is punishable by imprisonment in the county jail not exceeding one (1) year, or in the state prison for not less than one (1) year nor more than ten (10) years.

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Release Prepared By:

Charles McClure
Boise Police Public Information