Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Friday, June 10, 2011

Victim's injuries lead to Aggravated Battery charges; Daily incident report

06-10-11 Victim's injuries lead to Aggravated Battery charges; Daily incident report

  Arrested: Nicholas F. Piper, 32, Boise

   Charges: Aggravated Battery (F)

    Boise Police responded to a report of a battery that had taken place early this morning, June 10th, at approximately 3:30 a.m. The victim called police from a local hospital to report that he had been at an acquaintances residence on the Boise Bench drinking last night. Witnesses say that when the victim was leaving the suspect, later identified as Nicholas Fulton, came outside and punched the victim in the face. The adult male victim was treated at a local hospital for a broken nose and damaged teeth. Officers located the suspect at the residence and after a detailed investigation he was taken into custody without incident. The suspect was transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

TITLE 18 CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS CHAPTER 9 ASSAULT AND BATTERY 18-907.Aggravated battery defined.(1) A person commits aggravated battery who, in committing battery: (a)  Causes great bodily harm, permanent disability or permanent disfigurement;

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 Arrested: Roxana Beck, 24, Boise

  Charges:Burglary (F)

   Boise Police responded to a report of a theft at a retail store on the 8300 block of West Overland yesterday, June 9th, at approximately 1:30 p.m. Store employees tell police that they witnessed the suspect conceal items and then leave the store without paying for them. Officers believe the suspect entered the store with the intent to commit the theft resulting in the burglary charge. The suspect was transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

   The Boise Police Department has developed a positive, productive working relationship with loss prevention agents from many local retail stores, large and small, local and national chains. The goal is to work with retailers to reduce theft and fraud, crimes that can impact consumer prices.

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Release Prepared By:

Charles McClure
Boise Police Public Information