Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Citizen call nabs burglar, Daily incident report

01-13-11 Citizen call nabs burglar, Daily incident report

  Arrested: George W. Smead, 18, Boise

   Charges: Burglary (F)

   Arrested: Nicole A. Decker, 21, Boise

   Charges:Unlawful Entry (m)

    Boise Police responded to a citizens report of a burglary in progress on the 3300 block of Rose Hill yesterday morning, January 12th, at approximately 8:00 p.m. The calling party told dispatch he had witnessed two suspects exit through the window of a nearby vacant house, carrying a ladder and other items. Using information provided by the witness, officers located the two suspects, later identified as George Smead and Nicole Decker, at Rose Hill and Latah still carrying the ladder. Officers determined the suspect had also taken a set of pots and pans from the residence in addition to the ladder. The suspects were transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

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 Warrant Arrested: Adam S. Potter, 23, Boise

  Warrant Charges: Possession of a Controlled Substance (Cocaine)(F)

    The suspect was taken into custody on an outstanding felony warrant for Possession of a Controlled Substance yesterday.

   The arrest warrant stems from an incident that took place on September 22nd of last year. On that date, officers assisted emergency medical personnel on the scene of an overdose at a residence on the 1500 block of Juanita Street. Officers recovered 1.2 grams total package weight of cocaine from the home. Officers have evidence that the substance belonged to the suspect. That investigative information was forwarded to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office and resulted in the felony warrant.

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 Warrant Arrested: Matthew J. Cave, 22, Boise

  Warrant Charges: Issuing Checks Without Sufficient Funds (F)

    The suspect was taken into custody on an outstanding felony warrant for Issuing Checks Without Sufficient Funds yesterday.

   The arrest warrant stems from an ongoing investigation into multiple checks issued to local retailers totalling more than $4,000 dollars during July of last year. Evidence indicates the suspect wrote multiple checks, defrauding local businesses and local banks of the funds. That investigative information was forwarded to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office and resulted in the felony warrant.

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Release Prepared By:

Charles McClure
Boise Police Public Information