Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Monday, February 27, 2012

Car theft ends in vehicle crash into residence; Weekend incident report

02-27-12 Car theft ends in vehicle crash into residence; Weekend incident report

  Boise Police arrested two juvenile teenage males this morning after a car theft ends in a vehicle crashed into a residence. 

   Boise Police responded to a report of a stolen passenger car on the 900 block of North Maple Grove this morning, February 27th at approximately 6:00 a.m. The victim tells police she had started her car and left it running to warm up, when she returned, the car was gone.

   A short time later, at approximately 6:45 a.m. officers spotted the vehicle on the road near Maple Grove and Susan Streets. Using emergency lights and siren officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop. The suspect vehicle and its two juvenile male occupants refused to yield to the officers. Instead of stopping, the vehicle sped away at a high rate of speed. Officers did not actively chase the vehicle for public safety reasons. Moments later officers witnessed the vehicle lose control as it crashed into a residence near Hampton and Irvine streets. The two juvenile suspects immediately exited the vehicle and attempted to run from the scene of the crash. Officers briefly chased the suspects on foot and they were taken into custody.

  Both juvenile male suspects will face Grand Theft charges and minor consumption of alcohol in juvenile court. The driver will face charges for driving without a license.

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   Arrested: Michael R. Tracy, 27, Boise

   Charges:Manufacture of a Controlled Substance (Marijuana)(F)

   Arrested: Desirae A. Tracy, 24, Boise

   Charges:Manufacture of a Controlled Substance (Marijuana)(F)

     Boise Police responded to a citizen report of a disturbance at a residence on the 2800 block of South Robert Lane Saturday morning, February 25th, at approximately 10:00 a.m. As officers contacted the residents, they observed an active marijuana grow inside the home. Officers recovered grow lights, fans, heaters and four marijuana plants. After a detailed investigation the suspects were booked at the Ada County Jail on the above listed charges.

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 Arrested: Jaime Alvarez, 21, Boise

  Charges:Possession of a Controlled Substance (Prescription Medications)(F), Petit Theft (m)

  Boise Police responded to a report of a theft at a retail store on the 8200 block of West Fairview Friday, February 24th, at approximately 7:00 p.m. Store employees tell police that they witnessed the suspect conceal items and then leave the store without paying for them. Employees detained the suspect until officers arrived. When the suspect was searched for the stolen items they discovered prescription pain medications that the suspect did not have documentation for, resulting in the Controlled Substance charge. The suspect was transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

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 Arrested: Steven L. Parker, 31, Transient

  Charges:Burglary (F), Providing False Information (m), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (m)

  Boise Police responded to a report of a theft at a retail store on the 10000 block of West Overland Sunday, February 26th, at approximately 4:00 p.m.  Store employees tell police that they witnessed the suspect conceal several items in a plastic container and attempted to leave the store without paying for them. When officers questioned the suspect he provided false identifying information. A search of the suspect's person revealed a syringe used for injecting a controlled substance. 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 Department 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 is to work with retailers to reduce theft and fraud, crimes that can impact consumer prices.

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 Arrested: Kevin P. Pio-Martinez, 18, Meridian

  Charges:Burglary (F), Possession of Stolen Property (m)

  Boise Police responded to a report of a theft at a retail store on the 400 block of North Milwaukee Street Saturday, February 25th, at approximately 2:00 p.m. Store employees tell police that they witnessed two suspects conceal several items of clothing and then leave the store without paying for them. The two suspects, one adult and one juvenile were detained outside the store, and the items recovered. Officers believe the suspects entered the store with the intent to commit the theft resulting in the burglary charges. Kevin Pio-Martinez was transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges. The juvenile suspect was cited and released. 

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Release Prepared By:

Charles McClure
Boise Police Public Information