Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Officers make multiple unrelated drug arrests; Daily incident report for 8/23/11 and 8/24/11

08-24-11 Officers make multiple unrelated drug arrests; Daily incident report for 8/23/11 and 8/24/11

  Arrested: Gabbrielle R. Powell, 38, Caldwell

  Charges:Burglary (F), Grand Theft (F), Possession of a Controlled Substance (Meth)(F), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (m)

  Arrested: Michael L. Hoch, 20, Caldwell

  Charges:Grand Theft (F), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (m), Probation Violation charges

   Boise Police responded to a report of a theft at a retail store on the 8300 block of West Overland Monday, August 22nd, at approximately 10:00 p.m. Store employees and officers witnessed the suspects working together to conceal items and leave the store without paying for them. As officers contacted the suspects in the parking lot they discovered additional stolen items including electronics with a total value estimated to exceed $1,000.00. As officers contacted the suspects, a Boise Police K-9 named Turk alerted on the vehicle indicating the likely presence of drugs. A search of the vehicle revealed a small amount of Meth, prescription medications and drug paraphernalia. Officers believe the suspect entered the store with the intent to commit the theft resulting in the burglary charge. The suspects were transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

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  Arrested: Kevin C. Sagiao, 50, No Known Address

  Charges:Possession of a Controlled Substance (Meth)(F), Possession of a Controlled Substance (Marijuana)(m),Driving Without Privileges (m)

  Arrested: Timothy S. Forgett, 45, Garden City

  Charges:Possession of a Controlled Substance (Prescription Medications)(F), Possession of a Controlled Substance (Marijuana)(m), 2 Warrants for Failure to Appear

  Boise Police on patrol observed a vehicle fail to come to a stop before entering the roadway near Emerald and Harding yesterday morning, August 23rd, just after midnight at approximately 12:11 a.m. As officers contacted the driver they determined he was currently suspended according to Ada County Dispatch. Officers observed a small amount of marijuana in plain sight on the floorboard of the vehicle. A Boise Police K-9 alerted on the vehicle indicating the likely presence of drugs. A search of the vehicle revealed a small amount of Meth, 15 prescription tablets and drug paraphernalia.The suspects were transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges. 

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   Arrested: Dustin J. Conlin, 34, No Known Address

   Charges:Possession of a Controlled Substance (Heroin)(F), Possession of a Controlled Substance (Marijuana)(m), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (m), Resisting and Obstructing (m)

  Boise Police on patrol early Tuesday morning, August 23rd, at approximately 2:00 a.m. observed the suspect riding a bicycle with no lighting or reflector equipment near Leadville and Iowa streets. Officers activated their emergency lights to conduct a traffic stop. The suspect began to ride faster as he turned a corner onto West Iowa Street before dropping the bike and scaling a wooden fence. Officers caught the suspect moments later as he jumped another fence and took him into custody. A check through Ada County records indicated the suspect had an outstanding warrant for his arrest. A search of the suspect revealed a glass pipe with a small amount of Marijuana, needles and spoons with a substance officers believe to be Heroin residue on them. The suspect was booked at the Ada County Jail on the above listed charges.

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  Arrested: Tara L. Shelby, 19, Twin Falls

  Charges:Burglary (F)

   Boise Police responded to a report of a theft at a retail store on the 300 block of North Milwaukee street yesterday, August 23rd, at approximately 5:00 p.m. Store employees tell police that they witnessed two suspects, a juvenile and an adult conceal items and then leave the store without paying for them. Officers recovered several stolen items from the suspects. Officers believe the suspects entered the store with the intent to commit the theft resulting in the burglary charges. The adult 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