Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Felony DUI charge; Daily incident report

01-12-12 Felony DUI charge; Daily incident report

    Arrested: Todd W. Laursen, 56, Boise

    Charges:Driving Under the Influence (DUI)(F)

  Boise Police made contact with the suspect while conducting an area search for a vandalism suspect on the 2400 block of Bogus Basin Road early this morning, January 12th, just after midnight. The suspect, who appeared to be very intoxicated at the time, failed several field sobriety tests and refused to complete further testing. 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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Release Prepared By:

Charles McClure
Boise Police Public Information