Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Thursday, March 03, 2011

BPD K-9 locates heroin on traffic stop

03-03-11 BPD K-9 locates heroin on traffic stop

  Arrested: Frank L. Hendrix, 42, Boise

   Charges: Trafficking a Controlled Substance (Heroin)(F)

    Boise Police on patrol last night, March 2nd, at approximately 7:00 p.m. observed a vehicle with no front license plate and conducted a traffic stop near 27th and Fairview. As officers contacted the driver, a Boise Police K-9 named "Huck"  alerted on the vehicle, indicating the likely presence of drugs. A search of the vehicle revealed a pill bottle containing approximately 7.2 grams total package weight of heroin. Due to the amount of narcotics recovered the suspect was charged with Trafficking a Controlled Substance. The suspect was booked at the Ada County jail.

TITLE 49 MOTOR VEHICLES CHAPTER 4 MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION 49-428.Display of plate and stickers.(1) License plates assigned to a motor vehicle shall be attached, one (1) in the front and the other in the rear
(2)  Every license plate shall at all times be securely fastened to the vehicle to which it is assigned to prevent the plate from swinging, be at a height not less than twelve (12) inches from the ground, measuring from the bottom of the plate, be in a place and position to be clearly visible, and shall be maintained free from foreign materials and in a condition to be clearly legible, and all registration stickers shall be securely attached to the license plates and shall be displayed as provided in section 49-443(4), Idaho Code.

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Release Prepared By:

Charles McClure
Boise Police Public Information