12-01-11 Officers say robbery, battery appears Drug
UPDATE: Boise, Dec. 1, 2011 - 4:10
p.m. - Boise Police detectives say a break-in at a college area
home this afternoon was drug related. Officers found the suspects
took only drugs, including marijuana from the home. Officers
believe the home was specifically targeted because of the presence
of drugs, although the victim says he did not know the
The suspect description continues to be
vague with the victim only able to describe the suspects as two
black males with dark hoodies and wearing the hoods pulled tightly
around their faces. The victim also reports, in addition to the
brass knuckles, the second suspect carried a handgun.
At this time, the case remains under
Boise, Dec. 1, 2011. 3:24 p.m. - Boise
Police are investigating a man's report that two men entered his
home this afternoon, battered him with brass knuckles, then left.
What Happened:Boise Police received a
call at 2:50 p.m. from a man reporting two black males wearing dark
hoodies had knocked on his door. The man says when he opened the
door, the two suspects forced their way in. One suspect had a set
of brass knuckles and hit the victim, a man in his 30's in the
face. The victim received what appears on scene to be minor
injuries and is being taken to a nearby hospital for
Officers immediately responded to the
area, off Juanita Street between W. Boise Ave. and W. University
Dr., but were unable to locate anyone matching the description of
This investigation is just beginning.
The above is all the information available for release at this
Anyone with information is urged to
contact Crime Stoppers at 343-COPS, or log onto www.343cops.com, or
text CRIMES or 274637, subject: Tip236.
is defined as anyone who enters any house, etc with intent to commit any
theft or any felony, is guilty of burglary. In other words, a
burglary does not mean something was stolen. In this case, that has
not yet been determined.