11-18-10 Arrest for False 911 Call
Boise, Nov. 18, 2010 - Boise Police
arrested a man this afternoon after he allegedly made a call to 911
claiming a man with a gun was on the grounds of an elementary
Arrested: James D. Nafus, 42, Boise ISC
Charge: False 911 call (m)
What Happened:Boise Police dispatch
received a call at approx 11:30 a.m. this morning from a male
caller claiming a man with a gun was on the school grounds of an
elementary school southwest of Curtis & Overland. The caller
specified the man was near the school buses, then hung up.
Because of the potential seriousness of
the call, several Boise Police officers responded to the school
grounds immediately. Officers searched the area thoroughly,
including in and outside the school. They found no one with a
weapon, nor anyone in the area who had seen a man with a gun.
Witnesses were able to provide officers
with information that the man who may have called 911 lived in a
home nearby. Officers followed up and found evidence the suspect,
Nefus, had made the false statement to 911. The suspect was
arrested and booked into the Ada County Jail.