Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Monday, December 27, 2010

Possession and Burglary charges; Weekend incident report

12-27-10 Possession and Burglary charges; Weekend incident report

  Arrested: Shaun D. Stewart, 30, Boise

   Charges:Possession of a Controlled Substance (Meth)(F), Possession of a Controlled Substance (Marijuana)(m)

Boise Police on patrol observed a vehicle with a tail light out fail to signal a turn early this morning, December 27th, at approximately 1:00 a.m. Officers attempted to stop the vehicle on the 2000 block of North 30th street. The driver failed to yield  and pulled into a driveway. The suspect then exited the vehicle. Officers identified themselves and instructed the suspect to approach them. The man ignored the officers instructions and walked behind a tree to discard items on the ground. When officers examined the items the suspect had attempted to hide, they recovered approximately 1 gram of meth and 2 grams of marijuana. The suspect was booked at the Ada County Jail on the above listed charges.

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  Arrested: Joseph D. Foote, 26, Boise

   Charges:Burglary (F)

   Boise Police responded to a report of a theft at a retail store on the 8100 block of West Fairview Friday, December 24th, at approximately 11:00 a.m. Store employees tell police that they witnessed the suspect conceal several video games and then leave the store without paying for them. Officers located the suspect a short time later and recovered the items. 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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Release Prepared By:

Charles McClure
Boise Police Public Information