Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Friday, February 10, 2012

Possession of Sexual Exploitative Materials arrest; Daily incident report

02-10-12 Possession of Sexual Exploitative Materials arrest; Daily incident report

   Arrested: John P. Dealba, 44, Boise

   Charges:2 counts of Possession of Sexually  Exploitive Material (F)

   Boise Police working with Meridian Police and the Attorney General's office arrested the suspect yesterday, February 9th, at a home on the 1400 block of East Regatta Street in Boise. The arrest follows a search warrant that stems from an ongoing ICAC investigation into sexually exploitive materials traced back to the residence starting in November of last year. Officers located multiple illegal images on computers at the  home. At this time, investigators have no evidence that the victims depicted in the materials are local. The investigation into this case continues. Further inquires into this case should be directed to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorneys Office.

ABOUT THE IDAHO CRIMES AGAINST CHILDREN TASK FORCE

  The Idaho Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force is a statewide coalition of local, state and federal law enforcement and prosecution agencies, focused on apprehending and prosecuting individuals who use the Internet to criminally exploit children. Internet crimes against children are, primarily, crimes of sexual exploitation of children. These crimes include distribution of child pornography and using the Internet to target children for sexual abuse.The Idaho ICAC Task Force is committed to protecting Idaho's children through community education and by identifying, arresting and prosecuting those who commit Internet crimes against children.

You can help in the fight against child exploitation by reporting information that you think would be useful. You can contact ICAC through the National CyberTipline at the link above or by calling, toll free 1-800-843-5678. The information you provide will be forwarded to the appropriate ICAC law

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   Arrested: Dakota A. Cooper, 21, Boise

   Charges:Possession of a Controlled Substance Schedule II (Prescription Medications)(F), Possession of Prescription Drugs without a Container (m) 

   Boise Police responded to a citizens report of a problem subject at a residence on the 2700 block of Pond Street yesterday, February 9th, at approximately 12:40 p.m. The suspect had been involved in a fight with another resident in the home. As officers contacted the suspect they determined he had an outstanding warrant for his arrest. Officers received a consent to search the suspects room. A search of the area revealed two small baggies containing meth and a syringe. The suspect was booked at the Ada County Jail on the above listed charges.

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   Arrested: Timothy E. Packham, 32, Boise

   Charges:Possession of a Controlled Substance (Meth)(F), Warrant Arrest for Failure to Appear (m)

   Boise Police responded to a citizens report of a suspicious vehicle parked behind a business on the 900 block of North Milwaukee Street yesterday, February 9th, at approximately 11:30 p.m. The calling party told police the occupant of the vehicle had been behind the business for several hours, exiting and entering the vehicle. As officers approached the lone occupant of the vehicle they observed syringes on the floorboards and the suspect was chewing on a baggie of white pills. The suspect was instructed to spit out the plastic baggie and pieces of chewed pills. A search of the vehicle revealed prescription medications, Oxycodone and muscle relaxers, the suspect did not have a prescription for. The suspect was booked at the Ada County Jail on the above listed charges.

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  Warrant Arrested: Aaron M. Garrison, 25, Boise

  Warrant Charges:Grand Theft (F)

    The suspect was taken into custody on an outstanding felony warrant for Grand Theft yesterday.

   The arrest warrant stems from an ongoing investigation into funds stolen from a Boise employer starting in September of last year.  Evidence indicates the suspect fraudulently obtained more than $2,000.00 from his employer at the time. The theft was reported to Boise Police in December of last year and a detailed investigation began. That investigative information was forwarded to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office and resulted in the felony warrant.

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Release Prepared By:

Charles McClure
Boise Police Public Information