Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Monday, July 11, 2011

Angry customer threatens clerks with a knife resulting in Aggravated Assault arrest; Weekend incident report

07-11-11 Angry customer threatens clerks with a knife resulting in Aggravated Assault arrest; Weekend incident report

  Arrested: Michael P. Anderson, 49, No Known Address

   Charges: 2 counts of Aggravated Assault (F), Carrying a Concealed Weapon without a License (m) 

    Boise Police responded to a report of an Aggravated Assault at a store on the 1500 block of West State Friday, July 8th, at approximately 10:00 p.m. Employees tell police the suspect was waiting in line to purchase alcohol when he became agitated with cashiers. Witnesses tell police that after being asked to leave the suspect displayed a large knife and made verbal threats to two employees, resulting in the 2 counts of Felony Aggravated Assault. The suspect was located as he attempted to walk away from the store and taken into custody. The knife was located concealed under the suspects shirt. 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 18-905.Aggravated assault defined. An aggravated assault is an assault: (a)  With a deadly weapon or instrument without intent to kill

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  Arrested: Samantha Chinea, 19, Boise

  Charges:Trafficking (Marijuana) (F)

    Boise Police Narcotics Detectives arrested Samantha Chinea Saturday at a parking lot near Spectrum and Saturn as part of an ongoing investigation into the trafficking of marijuana. The suspect was attempting to sell approximately 1 pound (450 grams) of marijuana. The controlled substance is valued at approximately $2,300.00.

    The BANDIT Task Force investigates gambling, prostitution and illegal drug use. The Task Force includes Detectives from the Boise Police Department, Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms agency and the Idaho National Guard, working as part of a multi-jurisdictional task force called B.A.N.D.I.T. (Boise Area Narcotics and Drug Interdiction Task Force), commissioned to protect the community from illegal drug activity.

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  Arrested: Christopher T. Richards, 33, Boise

   Charges:  Grand Theft (F), Fraudulent Use of a Financial Transaction Card (m)

    Boise Police responded to a report of a theft in a parking lot on the 2100 block of East Myrtle at approximately 11:00 p.m. The victim tells police the suspect had stolen her credit card earlier that evening and used it to purchase alcohol in the store. The victim told police the suspect, who is known to her, refused to return the card until moments before police arrived. Officers located the suspect and after a detailed investigation he was taken into custody. The suspect appeared to be very intoxicated at the time. The suspect was transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

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    Arrested: Armando M. Cisneros, 42, Boise

    Charges:Driving Under the Influence (DUI)(F), Driving Without Privileges (m)

  A Boise Police Officer observed a vehicle cross over the double yellow line and swerve into his lane, almost striking the officers vehicle near Cherry and Owyhee Streets early Saturday morning, July 9th, at approximately 12:30 a.m. The suspect, who appeared to be very intoxicated at the time, failed several field sobriety tests and a blood draw was performed for later evidentiary testing. A check through Ada County records indicated the suspect had prior convictions for DUI making this charge a felony. The suspect was booked at the Ada County Jail on the above listed charges.

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 Arrested: Derrick G. Brown, 18, Meridian

  Charges:Burglary (F)

  Boise Police responded to a report of a theft at a retail store on the 8300 block of West Overland Friday, July 8th, at approximately 6:30 p.m. Store employees tell police that they witnessed the suspect conceal items and then leave the store without paying for them. Officers located the suspect a short time later and recovered the items. 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.

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Release Prepared By:

Charles McClure
Boise Police Public Information