Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Monday, February 28, 2011

Officers track down stolen vehicle, drunk hit & run suspect, violent shoplifter; weekend incident report

02-28-11 Officers track down stolen vehicle, drunk hit & run suspect, violent shoplifter; weekend incident report

Arrested: Tyler A. Case, 19, Boise
Charges: Grand Theft (F), DUI (m)

    Boise Police were called Friday night, February 25th shortly before midnight by a Boise man reporting someone had just stole his car. The victim told officers he had pulled into a convenience store near the intersection of Curtis and Overland Roads and left his car parked and running while he entered the store.  While inside, the victim saw someone get in his car and drive away. The victim said he tried to run after the car while calling police.

    Moments later, a patrol sergeant spotted the car and attempted to stop the vehicle. The driver initially stopped, but then drove off in an attempt to elude officers. An officer again spotted the vehicle just a short distance away near the intersection of Curtis and Robertson. This time the vehicle was stopped and the driver, identified as Case, was arrested. Officers noticed the suspect was unsteady on his feet. A Night STEP officer trained as a Drug Recognition Expert responded and found evidence the suspect Case did indeed appear to be under the influence of intoxicating substances. Case was booked into the Ada County Jail on the above charges.
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Arrested: Travis D. Creamer, 29, Boise
Charges: DUI (m), Eluding Officers (m), Parole Violation (F)

    Boise Police were called late last night by a neighbor in the area of W. Highland View Dr and W. Braemere Road reporting a car had just crashed into a stop sign. As officers were on the way, the citizen told police dispatchers the vehicle was leaving the scene of the crash. Officers soon spotted a vehicle matching the description. Officers activated their overhead lights in an attempt to stop the car, but the driver continued onto Parkhill Drive, turning into an apartment complex on the 2800 blk of Bogus Basin road. As officers continued to follow the vehicle, they saw an occupant, later identified as Shane Williams, 28 of Boise, throw a bag out of the car. The bag contained a six pack of glass beer bottles, which shattered on the ground. The car finally came to a dead end in the complex parking lot. One passenger jumped out of the car and ran on foot. Officers were unable to locate him. The remaining passenger of the vehicle, Williams was cited for destruction of evidence, ISC 18-2603. The driver, identified as Creamer, was found to be driving under the influence of alcohol. He was arrested on that charge in addition to eluding officers. Creamer does have a criminal history in Ada County. He is also charged with a felony parole violation.

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Arrested: Anthony W. Pearson, 19, Boise, aka Anthony Pearson-Pasquariello
Charges: Burglary (F), Battery - 3 cts (m), FTA Warrant (m)

    Boise Police were called by witnesses at a retail store on the 100 blk of E. Myrtle late Sunday night reporting a shoplifter fighting with employees. When officers arrived, the employees were detaining the suspected shoplifter, later identified as Pearson-Pasquariello. Witnesses told officers the suspect had taken two bottles of wine, tried to conceal them and left the store without paying. When he was stopped by store employees, witnesses say the suspect pushed one female employee into the glass entry door, then pushed and struggled with two male employees until police arrived. After the officer had the suspect safely under control, paramedics were called in to check for injuries on both the suspect and the three victims. The suspect was then booked into the Ada County Jail on the above charges.
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Arrested: Mariyah L. Hopkins, 20, Boise
Charges: Battery on an Officer (F), Resisting and Obstructing officers (m), Battery (m), Minor in possession of alcohol (m)

Boise Police were called to a fight in progress at 11:18 p.m. Saturday, February 26th at a home just northwest of N. Five Mile Rd and Executive Dr. When officers arrived they could hear a woman yelling and saw the woman, later identified as Hopkins, trying to enter the house but being held back by a male. Officers went to separate the two. As they did, Hopkins hit one of the officers in the face. Officers took the suspect to the ground in an attempt to control and handcuff her. She continued to struggle and kick, reaching out to kick another woman in the face. Officers finally controlled her and could smell the odor of beer on the suspect.

    Officers went inside the home and found four teenage girls consuming alcohol. Officers wrote a citation to the adult woman at the home, Vickie M. Hopkins, 41 of Boise for providing alcohol to minors, ISC 23-603. The teens were also cited for illegal consumption of alcohol, ISC 23-949.
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Arrested: Douglas A. Schultz, 52, Ihlen, MN
Charge: Possession of a Controlled Substance - meth (F)

    Boise Police were called by a citizen early Sunday morning, February 27th reporting a man who appeared intoxicated in a convenience store on the 2600 blk S. Broadway. The citizen reported the man was causing problems in the store. Officers found the man in a nearby parking lot standing near a running semi truck and trailer. 

    Officers immediately noticed the man was unsteady on his feet, seemed to have impaired memory and used rapid, jerky movements. The man gave officers permission to enter the truck to locate his wallet. While inside the truck cab, an officer saw in plain view on the floorboard of the truck a plastic bag containing a white powdery substance. The substance field tested presumptive positive for methamphetamine, with a total package weight of approx. ¾  gram. The suspect, later identified as Schultz, was arrested on the above charge.
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Arrested: Audry L. Bilbrey, 28, Meridian
Charge: Burglary (F)

    Boise Police responded to a call from loss prevention agents at a retail store in the area of Franklin and Milwaukee Friday afternoon, February 25th. Store employees told officers they witnessed the suspect take several clothing items then leave the store without paying. Further investigation revealed the suspect entered the store with the intent of committing the crime, making the charge a felony. The suspect was booked into the Ada County Jail on the above charge.