Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Friday, December 16, 2011

Use of a 2X4 on a child results in Injury to a Child warrant; Daily incident report

12-16-11 Use of a 2X4 on a child results in Injury to a Child warrant; Daily incident report

  Warrant Arrested: Wendell R. Parks 2nd, 35, Boise

  Warrant Charges:Injury to a Child (F)

    The suspect was taken into custody on an outstanding felony warrant for Injury to a Child yesterday.

   The arrest warrant stems from an ongoing investigation into bruises and marks left on the juvenile victim in August of this year. Evidence indicates the suspect, who is known to the victim, was involved in using a 2X4 wooden plank and other items to leave the marks on the child, who is under the age of ten. The incident was reported to Boise Police by Health and Welfare investigators on August 31st of this year. The suspect no longer has access to the victim. That investigative information was forwarded to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office and resulted in the felony warrant. 

  The victim and/or family in this case is receiving services through the Boise Police Department Victim Services Unit. To learn more about victim services log onto www.boisepolice.org and click on Crime Victim Services.

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 Arrested: William F. Heath, 34, Boise

  Charges:Possession of a Controlled substance with Intent to Deliver (Ecstacy)(F), Possession of a Controlled Substance (Cocaine), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (m)

  Boise Police Neighborhood Contact Officers, working with information provided by citizen tips, served a search warrant yesterday, December 15th, at  approximately 3:00 p.m. at a residence on the 4300 block of West Holmes Street. Officers recovered approximately .6 grams of Ecstasy, a small amount of cocaine, digital scales and packaging materials. During the course of the investigation officers obtained evidence that the suspect had offered the controlled substance for sale. 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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    Arrested: Clifford L. Parsons, 55, Boise

    Charges:Possession of a Controlled Substance (Meth), Driving Under the Influence (DUI)(m), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (m)

  Boise Police received numerous citizen calls reporting a vehicle blocking traffic at Franklin and Five Mile yesterday, December 15th, at approximately 6:00 p.m. Citizens reported the driver was passed out behind the wheel. When officers located the suspect the vehicle was still running and in gear, with the suspects foot on the brake. The suspect, who appeared to be under the influence of drugs at the time, failed several field sobriety tests and was taken into custody on suspicion of driving under the influence. A search of the suspect's person revealed approximately 2.0 grams of meth and a pipe with meth residue. 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