Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Monday, January 03, 2011

Threat with a gun ends in Felony arrest; Weekend incident report

01-03-11 Threat with a gun ends in Felony arrest; Weekend incident report

  Arrested: Steven P. Aliniz, 26, Boise

   Charges: Aggravated Assault (F)

    Boise Police responded to a report of a fight at a smoke shop on the 5700 block of West Overland Sunday, January 2nd, at approximately 1:40 a.m. Witnesses tell police the suspect began arguing with an employee. Multiple witnesses say that during the argument the suspect displayed a handgun. The man then fled the scene in a pickup truck. Officers observed the vehicle as it pulled out of the parking lot and conducted a traffic stop on Curtis. The suspect was taken into custody without further incident. The suspect was transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

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    Arrested: Jonathan L. Tallman, 34, Kirkland Wa.

    Charges:Driving Under the Influence (DUI)(F), Possession of a Controlled Substance (Prescription Medications)(F), Resisting and Obstructing (m), Driving Without Privileges (DWP)(m)

  Boise Police received a report of a possible drunk driver early this morning, January 3rd, at approximately 1:00 a.m. Officers located the vehicle at Riverpark and Parkcenter. The suspect, who appeared to be very intoxicated at the time, refused to listen to officers instructions and repeatedly attempted to walk away from the scene. At one point, the suspect attempted to charge the officer, then shove him out of the way. A search of the suspects person revealed prescription medications in a plastic baggie. A blood draw was performed for later evidentiary testing. A check through Ada County records indicated the suspect had prior convictions for DUI out of Oregon and Washington, making this charge a felony. The suspect was booked at the Ada County Jail on the above listed charges.

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  Arrested: Jennifer M. Lopez, 29, Boise

   Charges:Possession of a Controlled substance (Meth)(F), Driving Without Privileges (DWP)(m), 3 Failure To Appear Warrants

Boise Police on patrol early Sunday morning, January 2nd, at approximately 3:00 a.m. observed a vehicle fail to dim its high beam headlights as it passed the officer traveling southbound on Curtis. Officers stopped the vehicle on the 5100 block of West Morris Hill. A check through Ada County Dispatch indicated the suspect had 3 failure to appear warrants for her arrest and was currently suspended from driving. A search of the suspect's person revealed a baggie with a small amount of Meth. The suspect was booked at the Ada County Jail on the above listed charges.

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  Arrested: Kristina A. Marion, 20, Boise

   Charges: Harboring a Fugitive (F)

  Warrant Arrested: Brandon D. Curtis, Ontario OR.

  Warrant Charges: Fugitive to Idaho, Felony Parole Violation Warrant out of Oregon (F)

    Boise Police contacted Kristina Marion at a residence on the 4600 block of North Pierce Park Lane late Sunday night, January 2nd, at approximately 11:00 p.m. Officers had reason to believe a wanted felon may be located in the home. The female suspect provided false information to officers, telling police the wanted man was not at the home. A short time later the wanted subject came out of the residence and surrendered to police. The suspects were transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

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  Arrested: Monica K. Reed, 50, Eagle

   Charges:Burglary (F)

  Boise Police responded to a report of a theft at a retail store on the 400 block of North Milwaukee Saturday, January 1st , at approximately 11:30 a.m. Store employees tell police the suspect attempted to return items to the store that had not been purchased there. 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 Department 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