Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wednesday, June 08, 2011

Purse thief arrested on Felony Warrant; Daily incident report

06-08-11 Purse thief arrested on Felony Warrant; Daily incident report

 Warrant Arrested: Sarah E. Tucker, 22, Idaho City

  Charges:Burglary (F)

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

   The arrest warrant stems from an ongoing investigation into a stolen purse. Evidence indicates the suspect took the purse from the victim at a restaurant in West Boise on April 27th. The purse was recovered at the time of the incident. Officers believe the suspect entered the store with the intent to commit the theft resulting in the burglary charge. 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