Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Monday, August 29, 2011

Bike Theft Suspects Arrested; Citizen tip leads to Sex Offender; daily incident report

08-291-1 Bike Theft Suspects Arrested; Citizen tip leads to Sex Offender; daily incident report

Arrested: Donald L. Bailey, 53, Boise
Charged: Battery on a law officer (F)

    Boise Police were called at 1:59 a.m. Saturday, August 27th by neighbors in the area of  N. 8th St. and Ridenbaugh Street. The initial call was from neighbors reporting the suspect Bailey had been in a verbal argument with neighbors then walked away, followed by, what neighbors thought was the sound of gunshots. When officer arrived, they found Bailey, confronted him at gunpoint due to the possibility he had a weapon, and placed him in handcuffs to detain and question him. As officers tried to speak with the suspect, they immediately noticed a strong odor of alcoholic beverages coming from him. Bailey was not cooperative and began yelling threats and cursing very loudly. After a short time, the suspect began kick wildly at officers then attempted to walk away. As officers tried to keep him from walking away, the suspect kicked an officer in the leg. The suspect was arrested on the above charges. Officers found no evidence of gunfire, although neighbors also said the sound could have come from a pellet gun.

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Arrested: Kyle J. Lowery, 18, Boise
Charges: Grand Theft 2 cts (F), Burglary 2 cts (F)

    Boise Police property crimes detectives, during an ongoing investigation, received information that two young men were attempting to sell stolen property at a local second hand store. Detectives responded to the store on Vista Ave. and found the two suspects, Lowery and a 17 year old male, in possession of and attempting to sell two bikes, an iPod and an iPod docking station. Officers quickly learned all the items had been reported stolen earlier that day from two North End homes; one bike had been reported stolen from an alley behind a home after the cable lock was cut, the second bike was reportedly taken from an open garage where the suspects then allegedly entered the victim's home through an unlocked door and took the iPod.
    During the investigation, officers also found both suspects in possession of two additional bicycles, located at the suspect's residences, and approx 27 bottles of alcohol also recently reported stolen from Boise homes. The alcohol was found at the home of one of the suspect's relatives, unbeknownst to the family member who was out of town.
    Boise Police property crimes detectives say they're continuing to investigate both suspects, Lowery and the 17 year old male for their possible involvement in other bicycle thefts and home burglaries in neighborhoods throughout the city.

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Arrested: Joel D. Reader, 40, Boise
Charges: DUI (F), Resisting & Obstructing officers (m), Driving without privileges (m), Agents warrant (F)

    Boise Police were called to a three car crash in the center lane of W. State Street at Plantation Drive Saturday, August 27th at 6:13 p.m. Officers found no one injured in the crash and just minor damage to the vehicles involved. Officers did notice one driver involved, Reader, had slurred speech and had an odor of alcoholic beverage. Following field sobriety tests, Reader was placed under arrest for driving under the influence. At the jail, the suspect began kicking and spinning away from officers in an apparent attempt to obstruct further investigation. A blood draw was taken for evidentiary testing. The suspect Reader was also cited for driving with a suspended driver's license, suspended for a previous Felony DUI in 2009. The cause of the crash on State Street remains under investigation.

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Arrested: Lisa A. Davis, 34, Boise
Charged: Aggravated Battery (F), Malicious Injury to Property (F)

    Boise Police were called to a home southwest of W. Overland Rd & Vista Ave Sunday morning, August 28th at 5:39 a.m. When they arrived, they found a man and woman standing in front of the home arguing. After talking with several witnesses and the male victim, a resident of the home, officers learned the woman had recently met the residents of the home and had come to the house to sing karaoke. After a time, the witnesses say the suspect "went crazy" and broke the karaoke machine. Witnesses say when the victim ordered the suspect to leave she refused and bit the male victim on his arms, scratched him with her fingernails and hit him with her fists and car keys. She also re-entered the house and broke and threw furniture and other items just prior to officer's arrival. After examining the evidence, officers arrested the suspect on the above charges.

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Arrested: Gina A. Lorenzo, 35, Boise
Charged: Possession of a Schedule II drug (Methadone) without a prescription (F), DUI (m), Driving without privileges (m)

    A Boise Police officer on patrol made a traffic stop on the suspect's vehicle late last night, August 28th at approx 11:00 p.m.on the 4500 block of westbound W. Overland Rd. The officer stopped the vehicle, a Chevy truck after the driver failed to yield to oncoming traffic and failed to use a turn signal almost striking the officer's patrol car. Officers found the driver, Lorenzo was driving on a suspended license from a previous conviction of driving without privileges.
    Officers could smell the odor of alcoholic beverages coming from the suspect. Following an investigation from a Boise Police Night STEP officer (DUI team), the suspect was arrested for driving under the influence. Previously the suspect had handed her purse to the officer and told him to look inside for medications. Following her arrest, the officer search the suspect's purse for medications that may have been a factor in the DUI. The officer found several pills soon identified as Methadone. Further investigation led officers to evidence the suspect had purchased the pills from an individual and did not have a prescription. She was arrested and booked into the Ada County Jail on the above charges.

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Arrested: Daniel W. Perkins, 39, Glenns Ferry, ID
Charges: Failing to Register as a Sex Offender (F), Agents Warrant (F)

    Boise Police were called by a citizen with information the suspect, Perkins, was in violation of his Registered Sex Offender probation, as he has reportedly been living at a home off N. Milwaukee & Irving Street for at least several weeks, possibly as long as several months. The suspect's registered address is in Glenns Ferry in Elmore County, Idaho. Following their investigation, the suspect was arrested on the above charge, including a Parole Agents Warrant for felony probation violation