Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Drug K9 sniffs out meth; BPD daily incident report

04-26-11 Drug K9 sniffs out meth; BPD daily incident report

Arrested: Michelle J. Ciavarella-Green, 47, Boise
Charged: Possession of a Controlled Substance - meth (F), Possession of drug paraphernalia (m)

    Boise Police Officers had information a woman wanted on a probation violation was at a home in the area of W. Ustick and N.Cloverdale Roads. Officers arrived at the home and found the woman, Gina M. Ciavarella, 45 just leaving in a vehicle driven by her sister, Michelle. Gina was arrested on the outstanding warrant. A Boise Police drug detection canine alerted on the driver's side of the vehicle. Officers searched the vehicle and found two smoking devices along with a syringe. The suspect, Michelle Ciavarella-Green was also found to be in possession of a plastic baggie containing a white crystal substance which field tested presumptive positive for methamphetamine, total package weight 1.0 grams. She was arrested on the above charges and booked into the Ada County Jail.

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Arrested: Tyler W. Hattabaugh, 25, Boise
Charge: Possession of a Schedule 2 Narcotic (F)

    Boise Police were requested to assist a Probation and parole officer with a search of Hattabaugh's residence last night. Hattabaugh is on felony parole through the State of Idaho and has a Fourth Amendment waiver for his residence as a condition of his parole. Officers  located a pill bottle containing several pills of Methadone, a schedule 2 narcotic. Hattabaugh was found to be in possession of the pills not prescribed to him. Boise Police arrested the suspect on the above charge and booked into the Ada County Jail.

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Arrested: Trevor Van Metre, 20, Boise
Charged: Burglary 2 cts (F)

    Boise Police were called by employees of a retail store in the area of Broadway Ave and Linden Street late yesterday morning. With the assistance of store employees and management, officers found evidence that the suspect, Van Metre had taken items from fellow co-workers without permission and had stolen items from the store without paying. Evidence shows the suspect stole items twice over the past week. Officers arrested the suspect and booked him into the Ada County Jail on two counts of felony burglary