Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Friday, January 13, 2012

Injury to a Child warrant arrest; Daily incident report

01-13-12 Injury to a Child warrant arrest; Daily incident report

  Warrant Arrested: Stefani M. Mark, 21, 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 bruising left on a child, under the age of 5, reported to police on November 23rd of last year. After the incident was reported to police, the child was placed in the custody of the Idaho State Department of Health and Welfare. After a detailed investigation, officers obtained evidence that indicates the suspect caused the injuries to the child, who is well known to the suspect. 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: Shannon L. Thibodeuax, 26, Boise

   Charges:Possession of a Controlled Substance (Meth)(F), Parole Violation Charges (F)

   Arrested: Mercedez N. Howard, 20, Boise

   Charges:Possession of a Controlled Substance (Meth)(F)

    Boise Police on patrol late last night, January 12th, at approximately 11:30 p.m. observed a vehicle with a taillight out that failed to signal a lane change and performed an illegal turn onto State Street. Officers conducted a traffic stop near State and North Streets. As officers contacted the driver they determined the passenger, Shannon Thibodeuax, was currently on probation. A search of the vehicle revealed approximately 2.4 grams of Meth and other items of paraphernalia in the vehicle. The suspects were booked at the Ada County Jail on the above listed charges.

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Release Prepared By:

Charles McClure
Boise Police Public Information