Boise , April 3, 2012, 7:05 a.m. - Boise Police, the ATF and
Idaho State Police served two search warrants this morning as part
of an ongoing investigation into weapons and narcotics
The federal search warrants were served at a home on the 1300
block of Longmont and at the Ink Spot tattoo business on
Broadway. The BPD SOU ( SWAT) team and the ATF Special
Response Team assisted in serving the warrants. Some nearby
residents heard loud noises that SWAT teams used as a diversionary
tactic during the operation Broadway Ave was also closed
briefly from approx 5 - 5:20 am for the public's safety.
At this point, several people are being questioned. Additional
information will be released when available.
UPDATE: Boise, April 3, 2012, 2:45 p.m. - Boise Police have
arrested eight people in connection with an ongoing investigation
into drug and weapons violations.
Officers with the Boise Police Gang Unit and agents with the
Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are
leading the joint investigation, with the assistance
of the Idaho State Police.
The investigation has been ongoing for approximately the past
year. Numerous weapons were seized today as part of the
investigation. Officers and agents say the investigation remains
ongoing. Additional charges and arrests are possible.
Arrested today on felony warrants and additional drug
- Devon Montgomery, 31, Boise - Grand Theft by Extortion -
Warrant (F), Possession of marijuana (m), Possession of drug
- Jerry Brown, 52, Boise - Aggravated Assault - Warrant
(F), Possession of marijuana (m), Possession of drug
Arrested today charged with Possession of marijuana
(m), Possession of drug paraphernalia (m):
- Damon Brown, 24, Boise
- Lauren Wiltsie, 22, Boise
Arrested today charged with Possession of drug
- Tasha Brown, 24, Boise
- Ricky DelVeccio, 21, Boise
Arrested today charged with Frequenting a place where
drugs are used (m):
- Kathryn M. Irish, 24, Boise
- Timothy D. Gray, 29, Boise