021211 Standoff Ends Peacefully
Boise, Feb 13, 2011 - Boise Police
arrested two people, one for felony aggravated assault, following a
standoff in West Boise last night.
Arrested: Kimberly R. "Sonny" Young, 38,
Charges: Aggravated Assault (F),
domestic battery (m)
Arrested: Stephen W. Dougal, 55,
Charges: Violation of a No Contact Order
(m), Domestic Battery - 2 counts (m)
What Happened: Detectives spent several
hours last night interviewing witnesses and suspects in an effort
to determine exactly what happened in the home that led to a near
3-hour standoff last night. The investigation revealed a No Contact
Order in place between the two adults arrested. Dougal is charged
with violating that court order. He is also accused of spraying
pepper spray at suspect Young and another woman who were inside the
house during the family fight. Suspect Young is accused of
firing a gun during the argument. No one was injured during the
Boise, Feb 12, 2011, 9:00 p.m. - Boise
Police are questioning several people after a nearly three-hour
stand off ended peacefully in West Boise tonight.
What Happened: Police were called at
4:03 p.m. by a witness reporting a violent domestic situation at a
home just west of Ustick and Milwaukee Streets. When officers
arrived, they found a woman outside the home reporting she thought
she heard a gunshot as she was leaving the home during the quarrel.
The woman told officers she believed a man and woman were still
inside the home. Numerous efforts by officers to make contact with
the pair failed. The woman did confirm to officers that weapons
were inside the home. The Boise Police SWAT team was called out to
make entry into the home if necessary and to protect the
neighborhood. An adjacent home was evacuated as a
At approx 6:15 p.m., a woman walked out
of the home and contacted officers. Then approx. 6:45 p.m. a man
walked out the back and met officers who'd been stationed there
watching the house. Neither were hurt.
During the situation, for neighborhood
safety, officers had Ustick blocked between Milwaukee and Maple
Grove. Residents were understanding despite the inconvenience and
officers say their cooperation is appreciated.
At this time, investigators continue to
question those involve trying to sort out just what occurred. No
arrests have been made.