Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Numerous drug related arrests and other crimes; Daily incident report

11-10-11 Numerous drug related arrests and other crimes; Daily incident report

    Arrested: Miguel A. Hernandez, 20, Boise

    Charges:Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver (Ecstacy)(F), Driving Under the Influence (DUI)(m)

  Boise Police observed a vehicle with expired registration and conducted a traffic stop at Rose Hill and Shoshone Streets last night, November 9th, at approximately 10:00 p.m. The suspect, who appeared to be under the influence at the time, failed several field sobriety tests and refused to provide a breath sample at the Ada County Jail. A blood draw was performed for later evidentiary testing. As officers prepared to move the suspect's vehicle, they observed the strong odor of burnt marijuana. Officers located a baggie containing 37 Ecstacy pills hidden in the gas cap compartment of the vehicle. After a detailed investigation, the suspect was booked at the Ada County Jail on the above listed charges.

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   Arrested: Michael P. Duschka, 35, Boise

   Charges:Fleeing or Eluding Police (F), Resisting and Obstructing (m), Possession of a Controlled Substance (Marijuana)(m), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (m), Carrying a Concealed Weapon (CCW)(m)

 Boise Police on patrol witnessed the suspect's vehicle pull onto the 6500 block of West Ustick Road Westbound at a high rate of speed almost colliding with a parked vehicle, last night, November 9th, at approximately 6:00 p.m. The suspect vehicle then abruptly pulled over to the side of the road. Officers pulled in behind the  vehicle and activated emergency lights. As officers approached the suspect they ordered him to turn off the car. The suspect instead put the car in gear and sped away from officers. The vehicle turned into a parking lot approximately one block away, almost striking several vehicles on Ustick. Officers intercepted the suspect as he exited the car and had to physically restrain him as he struggled to get away. A search of the suspect's vehicle revealed a marijuana cigarette, a knife concealed on his person and a hypodermic needle. The suspect was booked at the Ada County Jail on the above listed charges.

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   Arrested: Robert R. Ferguson, 47, Transient

   Charges: Aggravated Battery (F)

    Boise Police responded to a report of a fight in Veterans Memorial Park on September 29th of this year. At the time of the fight, the victim, an adult male, was unable to identify the suspect who had struck him several times causing facial injuries. The victim was transported to a local hospital with non life threatening injuries. Officers believe alcohol was a factor in the incident. On November 9th, the victim contacted police after seeing the suspect in the same park. The victim identified the suspect as Robert Ferguson. After a detailed investigation he was taken into custody. The suspect was transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

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  Arrested: Christina A. Bolan, 25, Boise

  Charges:Possession of a Controlled Substance (Meth)(F), Possession of a Controlled Substance (marijuana)(m), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (m) 

  Boise Police Neighborhood Contact Officers, working with information provided by citizen tips, served a search warrant at a residence on the 1100 block of South Pond Street yesterday, November 9th, at  approximately 3:30 p.m. Officers recovered a baggie containing meth residue, a baggie containing approximately .3 grams total package weight of marijuana and items of drug paraphernalia that evidence indicates belonged to the suspect. Officers also determined the suspect had an outstanding warrant for her arrest out of Meridian. The suspect was booked at the Ada County Jail on the above listed charges.

   Boise Police Neighborhood Contact Officers are dedicated liaisons between neighborhoods and the police department. They work with residents to solve neighborhood issues like drug houses, burglaries or thefts, or other neighborhood safety issues. To contact your Boise Police Neighborhood Contact Officer, log onto www.boisepolice.org and click on Neighborhood Services!

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  Warrant Arrested: Aaron D. Draper, 28, Boise

  Warrant Charges:  Burglary (F)

    The suspect was taken into custody on an outstanding felony warrant for Burglary yesterday.

   The arrest warrant stems from an ongoing investigation into the theft of 42 cans of compressed air stolen from a local retail store in July of this year. Evidence indicates the suspect entered the store repeatedly to take the cans. Officers have evidence that indicates the suspect was using them for huffing. That investigative information was forwarded to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office and resulted in the felony warrant.

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Release Prepared By:

Charles McClure
Boise Police Public Information