Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Early morning traffic stop leads to Felony charge; Daily incident report

09-15-11 Early morning traffic stop leads to Felony charge; Daily incident report

    Arrested: Jason M. Denson, 39, Boise

    Charges:Driving Under the Influence (DUI)(F)

  Boise Police on patrol observed a vehicle fail to signal as it turned onto South Curtis from Westbound Overland early this morning, September 15th, at approximately 2:00 a.m. Officers stopped the driver near Curtis and Cassia Streets. The suspect, who appeared to be  intoxicated at the time, failed several field sobriety tests and blew a .11/.11 at the Ada County Jail. A check through Ada County records indicated the suspect had 2 prior convictions for DUI within ten years, making this charge a felony. The suspect was booked at the Ada County Jail on the above listed charges.

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Release Prepared By:

Charles McClure
Boise Police Public Information