Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Multiple unrelated Grand Theft warrant arrests; Daily incident report

05-12-11 Multiple unrelated Grand Theft warrant arrests; Daily incident report

Warrant Arrested: Lori L. Mikesell, 50, Boise

  Warrant Charges: Grand Theft (F)

 Warrant Arrested: Cory D. Mikesell, 19, Boise

  Warrant Charges: Grand Theft (F)

    The suspects were taken into custody on outstanding felony warrants for Grand Theft yesterday.

   The arrest warrants stem from an ongoing investigation into multiple checks used to obtain goods and funds starting in January of this year. Evidence indicates the suspects obtained more than $1,000 dollars in merchandise and funds by using forged checks to steal funds from the victims. After a detailed investigation that information was forwarded to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office and resulted in the felony warrants.

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 Warrant Arrested: Abigail J. Leachman, 28, Boise

  Warrant Charges: Grand Theft (F)

    The suspect was taken into custody on an outstanding warrant for Grand Theft yesterday.

   The arrest warrant stems from an ongoing investigation into the use of a stolen credit card to obtain goods and funds over a period of several years. Evidence indicates the suspects took the credit card on multiple occasions and used it to make more than $1,000 dollars in merchandise and funds. After a detailed investigation that information was forwarded to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office and resulted in the felony warrants.

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 Warrant Arrested: Joshua L. Biegel, 32, Payette

  Warrant Charges:Grand Theft (F), Parole Violation charges

    The suspect was taken into custody on an outstanding felony warrant for Grand Theft yesterday.

   The arrest warrant stems from an ongoing investigation into funds fraudulently taken from a local bank in December of last year. At that time, evidence indicates the suspect was involved in using fraudulent means to inflate the amount of money listed in a bank account, allowing the suspects to obtain funds from the bank. That investigative information was forwarded to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office and resulted in the felony warrant.

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Release Prepared By:

Charles McClure
Boise Police Public Information