Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Friday, December 23, 2011

Hit and Run collision leads to Felony DUI charges; Daily incident report

12-23-11 Hit and Run collision leads to Felony DUI charges; Daily incident report

    Arrested: Robert A. Pawloski, 58, Middleton

    Charges:Driving Under the Influence (DUI)(F), Leaving the Scene of an Accident (m)

  Boise Police received a citizen call of a collision near Warm Springs and Strawn last night, December 22nd, at approximately 8:00 p.m. Witnesses tell police the suspect vehicle struck a parked car and then drove off, swerving and driving erratically. Officers located the vehicle and stopped the driver minutes later at Warm Springs and Walnut Street. The suspect, who appeared to be very intoxicated at the time, failed several field sobriety tests and a blood draw was performed for later evidentiary testing. A check through Ada County Records indicated the suspect had prior convictions for DUI making this charge a felony. The suspect was booked at the Ada County Jail on the above listed charges.

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    Arrested: Neil J. Gildesgaard, 18, Boise

    Charges:Burglary (F)

  Boise Police responded to a report of a theft at a retail store on the 8300 block of West Overland yesterday, December 22nd, at approximately 6:00 p.m. Store employees tell police that they witnessed the suspect conceal several DVD's and then leave the store without paying for them. Officers believe the suspect entered the store with the intent to commit the theft resulting in the burglary charge. The suspect was transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

  The Boise Police Organized Retail Crime Unit 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 of the BPD Organized Retail Crime Unit 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