Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Citizen call leads officers to a burglary in progress; caregiver charged with grand theft; BPD daily incident report

09-27-11 Citizen call leads officers to a burglary in progress; caregiver charged with grand theft; BPD daily incident report

Arrested: Michael J. Dubois, 20, Boise
Charges: Burglary (F), Resisting and Obstructing Officers (m), Carrying a Concealed Weapon (m)

    Boise Police were called about 2:30 this morning by a citizen reporting suspicious activity in an alley behind an East Boise music store. The citizen reported they saw two people, a young man and teen girl carrying items away from the business.

    When officers arrived, they found the store had been broken into. An arriving officer also saw two people running from the area. Officers quickly caught up to a teenage girl as she ran through a parking lot. A short time later, officers also found a young man, the suspect Dubois as he came out of some bushes in a nearby neighborhood.

    After investigating, officers found the pair had stolen approximately $2,000 worth of music equipment from the store. A search of Dubois also revealed he was carrying brass knuckles. The adult, Dubois, was arrested on the above charges. The teenage female was referred to juvenile services.

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Arrested: Deborah M. Izer, 45, Boise
Charge: Grand Theft (F)

    Boise Police were contacted in mid-June, 2011 by a relative of the victims, an elderly Boise couple. After investigating allegations, detectives with the Boise Police Financial Crimes Unit found evidence the suspect, Izer, who worked as an in-home caregiver for the victims, had used the victims credit cards for unauthorized purchases. Officers found the theft had been occurring for approximately the past 18 months, with a loss to the elderly victims between  $21,000 to $44,000. Officers sent their report to Ada County Prosecutors who issued an arrest warrant for the suspect. Monday morning she was arrested on the above charge and booked into the Ada County Jail.

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Arrested: Kristin L. Rainey-Cox, 29, Boise
Charges: Grand Theft (F), 2 failure to appear warrants (F)

    Boise Police were called Saturday night approx 9:00 p.m., Sept. 24th by a man who reported his truck had been taken without permission by an acquaintance. The man told officers after his repeated requests, the woman who took the truck refused to return it. The man said the truck had been taken early that morning. He reported he did not know the woman's full name. 

    After investigating, officers were able to identify Rainey-Cox as the suspect. An officer contacted Rainey-Cox by phone but again she refused to return the pick up.

    Early this morning, two Boise Police officers on patrol spotted the stolen pick up traveling on Walnut Street. The suspect, Rainey-Cox was found to be the driver. She was arrested on the above charges, which also include two outstanding Ada County warrants for failure to appear, one from drug court. Officers were able to return the pick up to the owner.