Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Friday, January 06, 2012

BPD K-9 "KC" sniffs out felony drug charges; Daily incident report

01-06-12 BPD K-9 "KC" sniffs out felony drug charges; Daily incident report

   Arrested: William F. Heath, 34, Boise

   Charges:Possession of a Controlled Substance (Cocaine)(F), Possession of a Controlled Substance (LSD)(F), Possession of a Controlled Substance (Psilocybin Mushroom) (m), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (m)

   Boise Police on patrol near Overland and Latah observed a vehicle fail to come to a stop before entering the roadway yesterday, January 5th, at approximately 3:00 p.m. Officers conducted a traffic stop. As officers contacted the driver, a Boise Police K-9 named "KC" alerted on the vehicle, indicating the likely presence of drugs. A search of the vehicle revealed approximately 2 grams of cocaine, a small amount of csilocybin mushrooms and two squares of paper with LSD on them. Officers have addition information that indicates the suspect had been involved in the sale of illegal substances on at least one prior occasion. The suspect was booked at the Ada County Jail on the above listed charges.

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 Arrested: Christopher L. Jenkins, 39, Transient

  Charges:Burglary (F)

  Boise Police responded to a report of a theft at a retail store on the 1500 block of West State yesterday, January 5th, at approximately 6:00 p.m. Store employees tell police that they witnessed the suspect take a camera and flee the store without paying for it. Officers located the suspect near Vine and State Street hours later.  After conducting a detailed investigation and positively identifying the suspect he was taken into custody. 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