Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Monday, February 21, 2011

Alcohol appears involved in several neighborhood disruptions & arrests; weekend incident report

02-21-11 Alcohol appears involved in several neighborhood disruptions & arrests; weekend incident report

Arrested: Joe A. Ramirez, 41, Boise
Charge: Battery (m), Malicious injury to property- 2 cts (m),  Unlawful entry (m)

    Boise Police were called approx 8:15 a.m. Saturday morning, Feb. 19th by witnesses to a fight in progress at a home near N. 15th & Resseguie Street. When officers arrived, the suspect, identified as Joe A. Ramirez, had just left. Witnesses say during the fight, the suspect grabbed the victim hard enough to pull out a handful of the victim's hair. Witnesses also showed officer's a broken window on a parked car allegedly damaged by the suspect as he picked up a real estate sign and threw it at the car as was leaving. Officers were able to get a detailed description of the suspect and began searching the area. During that search, at approx 8:30 a.m., a citizen called police dispatch reporting a man matching the description of the suspect had just forced entry into a church at 26th & Heron Streets by breaking out a window. Officers located the suspect, arrested and cited him on the above charges  and booked him into the Ada County Jail. Officers saw the suspect may have been under the influence of alcohol during the incident.

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Arrested: Clark C. Brown, 29, Boise
Charged: Pedestrian under the influence of alcohol (m) ISC 49-1426,  Exhibition of a deadly weapon (m) ISC 18-3303, Carrying a concealed weapon under the influence (m) ISC 18-3302(b)

    Boise Police were called Friday afternoon, Feb 18th, to a neighborhood southwest of W. Ustick Rd and N. Mitchell Street. Witnesses, including neighbors and passersby, reported seeing the suspect walking on the sidewalk holding a gun in the air. Witnesses say the suspect also pulled the slide back on the gun and pointed it in a threatening manner at several homes. Responding officers saw the suspect, later identified as Brown, still walking down the street, he was found to be in possession of two concealed handguns, ammunition and he also smelled of alcohol. The suspect was arrested and booked on the above charges.

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Arrested: Daniel J. Kinney, 22, Nampa
Charge: Disorderly Conduct (m), Resisting & Obstructing officers (m)

    Boise Police were called by the residents of a home near S. Roosevelt Street and W. Targee Street Saturday morning approx 4:49 a.m. reporting a prowler trying to enter their home. When officers arrived moments later, they found footprints near the victim's home. Officers then saw a man standing behind a chain link fence of a nearby residence. The man's shirt was ripped as though he had just climbed over the chain link fence. As officers approached and tried to talk with him, he appeared highly intoxicated. After investigating, officers found evidence the man, identified as the suspect Kinney, had tried to enter the victim's residence. The suspect and victim do not know each other and the suspect's ID indicated he is a resident of Nampa. At this time it's unknown why the suspect was in the Boise Bench neighborhood. As officers arrested the suspect on the disorderly conduct charge, he struggled, including attempts to grab at the arresting officer's radio equipment. Officers deployed pepper spray in their attempt to control the suspect. Paramedics were called to treat the suspect. He was then booked into the Ada County jail on the above charges.

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Arrested: Cassie R. McGee, 22, Meridian
Charge: Forgery (F)

    Boise Police were called by the victim of the forgery Saturday evening, Feb. 19th. The victim reported that early that morning, shortly after midnight, she had left a credit card at a night club. The victim later checked the account and found several fraudulent charges, including charges at a gas station, a pet store and a beauty supply store. After investigating, Boise Police were able to contact the suspect McGee at her place of employment and found evidence McGee had unlawfully used the victim's credit card. The suspect was booked into the Ada County Jail on the above charge.