07-18-11 Bar fight leads to felony; Shoplifting with Stolen
Credit Cards; BPD Weekend Incident Report
Arrested: Brittney D. Johnson, 25, Pocatello
Charge: Aggravated Battery (F)
Boise Police on patrol near 6th & Main early Saturday
morning just before 2:00, were approached by a bouncer at a nearby
nightclub. The bouncer told officers two women had been arguing
when one woman in the club hit the other in the face with a glass.
As officers approached the front of the club, the suspect, Johnson,
was being escorted outside by other club employees. Officers found
the victim with what appeared to be a severe cut to her face. The
victim was taken by Ada County Paramedics to a nearby hospital for
treatment. The suspect, Johnson, was booked into the Ada County
Jail on the above charges.
Arrested: James D. King, 48, transient
Charged: Aggravated Battery (F) - warrant
Boise Police arrested the suspect James David King Friday
evening, July 15th on an outstanding warrant for Aggravated
On April 16, 2011, Boise Police were called by the victim and
witness who told officers the suspect, King had beaten the victim
with a rock and kicked the victim during a fight a few days earlier
during a gathering at Veteran's Memorial Park. The suspect and
victim are acquainted and reportedly had been at the gathering
together prior to the fight. The victim did seek medical treatment
for his injuries. Officers sent their report, which included an
interview with the suspect, to Ada County Prosecutors who issued a
warrant for King's arrest on the above charge.
Arrested: Madalyn I. Romero, 32, Boise
Charge: Burglary (F)
Boise Police were called Friday evening, July 15th by employees
of a retail store on the 3500 block of S. Federal Way.
Store employees told officers they had witnessed the suspect,
Romero entered the store, place numerous food and household items
in a cart, then leave the store without paying. Upon investigation,
officers found evidence the suspect had left the store without
paying intentionally. She was arrested on the above charged.
Note: re: The kidnapping charge against Taylor R. Brian from
Saturday, July 16 is domestic violence related. Remember,
kidnapping is holding someone against their will (not holding them
for ransom as indicated on the ACSO website).
Arrested: Aaron J. Haase, 28, Boise
Charges: Possession with Intent to Deliver - Marijuana (F)
A Boise Police patrol officer pulling out of a gas station at
Myrtle and Capital eaqrly Sunday morning, July 17th at
approximately 4:30 a.m. saw a man who appeared to be sleeping on a
nearby bus bench. The officer walked up to the man to make sure he
was okay and saw in an unzipped backpack in plain view an item the
officer recognized as used to grind marijuana so it can be smoked.
The officer also saw in plain view a clear plastic container that
contained a green leafy substance consistent with marijuana.
Further investigation found the suspect in possession of approx 22
grams of marijuana. Officers also found the suspect had two
outstanding arrest warrants. Officers booked the suspect, Haase
into the Ada Jail on the warrants and the above drug charge.
Arrested: Andrew J. Lott, 22, Boise
Charges: Trafficking a Controlled Substance - Heroin (F),
Possession of a Controlled Substance - Meth (F), Possession
of drug paraphernalia (m), Driving without privileges (m)
A Boise Police officer on patrol saw a vehicle traveling with
expired registration. The officer made a traffic stop of the
vehicle at the corner of Kootenai and Johnson Streets. Officers
found the driver and only occupant, Lott, operating the car with a
license that had been suspended last month. Officers also saw
inside the car in plain view what appeared to be drugs and/or drug
paraphernalia wrapped in plastic. A Meridian Police K9 alerted on
the vehicle, indicating the likely presence of illegal drugs.
Officers, including an officer who knew Lott after arresting him
last week (7-12) for possession of methamphetamine, searched the
car and found the suspect to be in possession of more than 4 grams
of heroin (making it a trafficking charge), a small amount of
methamphetamine and several used and unused syringes. The suspect
was arrested on the above charges and booked into the Ada County
Arrested: Kelly A. Bury, 26, Pompano Beach, FL
Charges: Fraudulent use of a financial transaction card (F),
Burglary (F), Grand Theft by Possession (F)
Arrested: Anthony J. Horne, 24, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Charged: Burglary (F)
Arrested: Brandon A. Thomas, 23, Oakland Park, FL
Charged: Burglary (F)
Boise Police were called Sunday afternoon, July 17th, by
employees of a retail store in the area of Franklin Rd and N.
Milwaukee St. When officers arrived, witnesses said a woman had
tried to purchase items using a store credit card. When the store
employee asked for a driver's license, the employee saw the photo
was not the woman possession the ID, later identified as Bury.
Officers found the store care and license had been stolen
from a Boise woman who left her purse in a parked car in a lot near
downtown a short time earlier. With help from store management and
surveillance videos, officers were able to see the woman had left
the store with two males, later identified as Horne and Thomas.
Officers were also able to identify the suspects vehicle and soon
found the car, a rental, parked at a motel near the Boise Airport.
All three suspect were located at the motel, two of the suspects,
Horne and Thomas were walking out of the motel pulling suitcases.
Officers found additional evidence in the suspect's motel room
indicating the suspect's had already used the stolen credit card to
purchase items prior to being noticed by the alert store employee.
All three were arrested on the above charges and booked into the
Ada County Jail.
Arrested: Mustafa Raufl, 28, Boise
Charged: Battery with Intent to Commit a Serious Felony (F),
Boise Police were called by a woman early Sunday morning from
her home off S. Capitol Blvd. The woman told officer a man she was
acquainted with had come into her home while she was sleeping on
her couch, and she awoke to find him fondling her. The
suspect was soon located at his home and arrested on the above