Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Monday, May 16, 2011

Employee accused of stealing more than $32,000 from former employer; weekend incident report

05-16-11 Employee accused of stealing more than $32,000 from former employer; weekend incident report

Arrested: Kandi L. Hall, 39, Meridian
Charge: Grand Theft (F)

Hall was arrested Friday, May 13th on an outstanding warrant.
November, 23, 2010, Boise Police were called by the owner of a downtown Boise business reporting discrepancies in financial accounts totaling approx $5,600. Follow up investigation by Boise Police financial crimes detectives revealed evidence a former employee of the business, Hall, had diverted money from the businesses clients to her personal accounts, resulting in losses to the business of approx. $32,500 from as many as 57 clients of her former employer. Evidence indicated the theft had occurred on numerous occasions for about six months prior to Hall's resignation from the business in October, 2010. Based on evidence collected, Ada County prosecutors issued a warrant for Hall on the above charge late last week. Hall was arrested Friday at her home in Meridian and booked into the Ada County Jail.

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Arrested: Abel Cendejas Ornelas, 20, Boise
Charge: Delivery of a Controlled Substance (F)

Arrested: Juan Giraldo-Tejada, 21,  Boise
Charged: Possession of marijuana (m), Warrant, probation violation

    A Boise Police officer on patrol Friday night, May 13th, just before midnight saw two cars parked behind a closed business on the 6000 blk of W. Overland Rd. As the officer went to check on the vehicles, he saw two people sitting inside one of the parked cars. One of the occupants, Giraldo-Tejada was found to have an outstanding arrest warrant for a probation violation. A Boise Police K9 was brought to the scene. The dog alerted on the vehicle and officers found a small baggie containing approx five grams of marijuana stuffed between the front passenger's seat and the center console. Further investigation revealed evidence the driver of the vehicle, Ornelas, had just sold the marijuana to Giraldo-Tejada. Both men were arrested on the above charges and booked into the Ada County Jail.
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Arrested: Beau M. Stevens, 21, Boise
Charge: Malicious Injury to Property/Vandalism (F)

    Boise Police were called by a man in a parking lot at 12th & Main at 2:55 a.m.Saturday morning, May 14th. The man told officers his car had just been damaged, apparently by someone kicking it. A nearby vehicle had also been damaged. The victim had two possible suspects detained on scene. However, an officer found a third man passed out beneath some nearby shrubs. The man was wearing shoes that matched the muddy shoe prints clearly visible in the dents on both vehicles. Officers requested medical assistance for the passed out man. Following his evaluation by paramedics, the man was arrested on felony vandalism. An estimated $800 in damge was done to the Jeep and $1,200 damage to the Ford Van. At this time, the suspects motivation for the crime is unknown.
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Arrested: Christopher W. Killary, 26, Boise
Charged: Possession of a Controlled Substance- meth (F), Possession of drug paraphernalia (m), Providing false information to an officer (m), Outstanding warrants

    Boise Police were called by a citizen Saturday night, May 14th shortly before 10:00 p.m. reporting a man and child, both riding bikes without lights or reflectors north on Orchard near Emerald. Officers located the pair. Initially Killary gave officers a false name. When Killary was correctly identified, officers found he had several outstanding arrest warrants. In a search following his arrest, officers found three syringes in Killary's right front pants pocket. One had a small amount of fluid that tested presumptive positive for methamphetamine. Killary was arrested on the above charges. Officers returned the child to her Garden City home.
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Arrested: Justin K. Wilson, 24, Redmond, WA
Charge: Delivery of a Controlled Substance (F)

    Wilson was arrested Friday night, May 13th, by Boise Police on an outstanding warrant.

    Boise Police were called by Parole Officers conducting a Fourth Amendment waiver search at an address on the 1300 blk of Hale May 6th, 2010. When officers arrived at the home, they could smell the odor of marijuana inside the home. During their investigation, officers found Wilson in possession of digital scales and 11 individually packaged bags of marijuana, total weight approx 1.6 grams each, At the time, Wilson also had an outstanding misdemeanor arrest warrant. May 6th, 2010 Wilson was arrested on the misdemeanor warrant and the delivery evidence was sent to the prosecutor. Prosecutors issues a felony warrant for Wilson, who was located at a Boise home Friday evening by Boise Police.