Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tuesday, October 04, 2011

Apparent Meth induced Psychosis leads to woman's arrest; BPD daily incident report

10-04-11 Apparent Meth induced Psychosis leads to woman's arrest; BPD daily incident report

Arrested: Desirae L. Lopez, 28, Boise
Charged: Grand Theft (F), Burglary (F), Unlawful entry 2 cts (m), Public intoxication (m) Disorderly conduct (m)

    Boise Police were called several times in about an hour last night by citizens reporting bizarre and possibly criminal behavior from a woman who appeared to be "high on something".  Following the calls, suspect Desirae Lopez was arrested. Officers have evidence she was under the influence of meth during the reported incidents.

    What Happened: Boise Police were first called by a citizen reporting a woman acting suspiciously at 7:33 last night, Oct. 3rd, in a parking lot on the 3100 blk. of S. Bown Way. Witnesses reported the woman had entered an unlocked vehicle, appeared to rummage through the insdie of the car, throwing some items out of the vehicle, discover a set of keys was trying the keys in the ignition in an attempt to start the car. The woman apparently took off her sweatshirt and left it near the car, along with other items including a cell phone. She then ran off leaving both doors of the car open. Officers located the owner of the car who wished to press charges, but could not locate the female suspect.

    A short time later, at 7:56 p.m., officers were called to E. Parkcenter Blvd and E. Pennsylvania Street when a citizen reported a woman had run into the street in front of a car and was screaming. The woman matched the description of the woman witnesses had seen on Bown Street. Again, the woman had run off and officers were unable to locate her.

    Boise Police were called a third time, at 8:44 p.m. by residents of a home just east of Parkcenter and Pennsylvania, near the river. The residents of the home reported an unknown woman had entered their house screaming incoherently. Officers arrived quickly and found the woman still there being detained by the homeowner. Officers called paramedics as the woman, later identified as Lopez was uncooperative and combative. She was taken to a nearby hospital and treated for apparent meth induced psychosis. Following medical treatment, Lopez was released from the hospital into the custody of officers who booked her into the Ada County Jail on the above charges. Officers confirmed with witnesses and evidence it was Lopez who was involved in the previous reports on Bown Way and Parkcenter Blvd.

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Arrested: Matthew J. Owens, 26, Boise
Charged: Lewd Conduct with a Minor (F)

    Boise Police were contacted Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011 by a citizen reporting a possible lewd conduct incident. According to the citizen, the incident had occurred that day at a Boise home and involved the suspect and a young child. Both the child and the suspect are known to each other. After investigating, detectives with the Boise Police Special Victims Unit forwarded their investigation to the Ada County Prosecutor who issued an arrest warrant for the suspect on the above charge. Following the warrants issue, the lead detective on the case contacted the suspect who turned himself in to the Ada County Jail last night.