Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Friday, April 22, 2011

ICAC investigation leads detectives to Child Porn arrest; daily incident report

04-22-11 ICAC investigation leads detectives to Child Porn arrest; daily incident report

    Arrested: Christopher A. Blinn, 26, Garden City

     Charges:Possession of Sexually Exploitative Material (F)

      Boise Police detectives and Garden City Police served a search warrant at a home on the 500 block of Adams Court in Garden City yesterday, April 21st at approximately 5:30 p.m. The warrant stems from an ongoing ICAC investigation into sexually exploitive materials traced back to the residence starting earlier this month. Detectives located illegal images that had been downloaded on a computer at the home. The suspect, who was not at home when the search warrant was executed, was located and taken into custody a short time later near Beacon and Broadway. At this time investigators have no evidence that the victims depicted in the materials are local. The investigation into this case continues. Further inquires into this case should be directed to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorneys Office.

ABOUT THE IDAHO CRIMES AGAINST CHILDREN TASK FORCE
The Idaho Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force is a statewide coalition of local, state and federal law enforcement and prosecution agencies, focused on apprehending and prosecuting individuals who use the Internet to criminally exploit children. Internet crimes against children are, primarily, crimes of sexual exploitation of children. These crimes include distribution of child pornography and using the Internet to target children for sexual abuse. The Idaho ICAC Task Force is committed to protecting Idaho's children through community education and by identifying, arresting and prosecuting those who commit Internet crimes against children.

You can help in the fight against child exploitation by reporting information that you think would be useful. You can contact ICAC through the National Cyber Tipline at the link above or by calling, toll free 1-800-843-5678. The information you provide will be forwarded to the appropriate ICAC law enforcement agencies in Idaho.

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   Arrested: Taylor P. Stimson, 18, Boise

    Charges:Delivery of a Controlled Substance  (Marijuana)(F)

     Boise Police responded to a citizen report of illegal drug activity at a residence on the 1500 block of west Cesar Chavez Lane yesterday, April 21st, at approximately 4:00 p.m. As officers approached the residence they observed the suspect carrying a backpack with a bong hanging out of it in plain sight. A search of the suspect revealed scales, packaging materials, and approximately 10 grams total package weight of marijuana. Officers have evidence the suspect had been involved in the sale of marijuana.  The suspect was booked at the Ada County Jail on the above listed charges.

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Release Prepared By:

Charles McClure
Boise Police Public Information