Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Possession of Child Porn; Trafficking charges; overnight incident report

12-16-10 Possession of Child Porn; Trafficking charges; overnight incident report

   Arrested: Reed B. Peterson, 54, Boise

   Charges:10 counts of Possession of Sexually Exploitive Material (F)

   Boise Police arrested the suspect yesterday, December 15th, after a detailed investigation involving the ICAC task force.  The warrant was served at his home on the 3000 block of south Millspur. Detectives located thousands of images of child pornography believed to have been downloaded from the internet on computers at the home. Officers do not have evidence that any of the children depicted in the material are local. No further information is available. Further inquires into this case should be directed to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorneys Office.

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.

You can help in the fight against child exploitation by reporting information that you think would be useful. You can contact ICAC through the National CyberTipline at the link above or by calling, toll free 1-800-843-5678. The information you provide will be forwarded to the appropriate ICAC law enforcement agencies in Idaho

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 Arrested:Antonio Carpenter, 56, Boise

  Charges:Possession of a Controlled substance with Intent to Deliver (Marijuana)(F), Possession of a Controlled Substance (Cocaine)(F), Possession of a Controlled Substance (LSD Tablets)(F), Possession of a Controlled Substance (Psilocybin Mushrooms)(F)

  Boise Police Neighborhood Contact Officers, working with information provided by citizen tips, served a search warrant yesterday, December 15th, at  approximately 7:00 p.m. at a residence on the 4000 block of Bloom street. Officers recovered 516 grams total package weight of Marijuana, 51.3 grams of psilicybin mushrooms, a baggie containing a small amount of Cocaine and several pills believed to contain LSD. The suspect was booked at the Ada County Jail on the above listed charges.

   Boise Police Neighborhood Contact Officers are dedicated liaisons between neighborhoods and the police department. They work with residents to solve neighborhood issues like drug houses, burglaries or thefts, or other neighborhood safety issues. To contact your Boise Police Neighborhood Contact Officer, log onto www.boisepolice.org and click on Neighborhood Services!

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  Arrested: Jeffery W. Miller, 31, Boise

   Charges: Burglary (F),

    Boise Police responded to a Burglary on the 2700 block of south Liberty yesterday, December 15th, at approximately 7:00 a.m. Evidence indicates the suspect, a former employee, entered the property to steal tools and electronic equipment. Officers located the suspect at his Boise address and recovered the stolen items from his vehicle. The suspect was transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

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 Arrested: Matthew A. Waters, 22, Boise

  Charges:Burglary (F)

   Boise Police responded to a report of a theft at a retail store on the 8200 block of west Fairview yesterday, December 15th, at approximately 6:30 p.m. Store employees tell police that they witnessed the suspect conceal items and then leave the store without paying for them. 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