Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Monday, April 30, 2012

Battery on an Officer, Aggravated Assault arrests; Weekend incident report

   Arrested: Jacob I. Cavesuela, 21, Boise

   Charges: Battery on an Officer (F), Resisting and Obstructing (m)

    Boise Police Officers received a report of a fight in progress on the corner of 6th and Main Streets early Sunday morning, April 29th, at approximately 2:00 a.m. Officers observed a large crowd gathered and multiple individuals engaged in argument. At one point, officers observed an adult male strike another man. As officers attempted to escort that suspect out of the crowd, a second suspect, later identified as Jacob Cavesuela, grabbed one of the officers by the arm and a struggle took place. At one point, the suspect had a Boise Police officer in a head lock. The suspect refused to obey commands, punching and swinging his arms until he was physically taken into custody. Officers believe alcohol was a factor in this incident. The suspect was transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

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   Arrested: Philip L. Boucher, 35, Boise

   Charges: Aggravated Assault (F)

    Boise Police responded to a report of a man with a gun on the 2400 block of South Annett Street Sunday, April 29th, at approximately 9:00 p.m. The victim, who is well known to the suspect, tells police they had been involved in an argument. At one point, the victim tells police the suspect pointed a handgun at her, causing her to fear for her life. Officers retrieved the weapon from the home and the suspect was taken into custody without further incident. Officers believe alcohol was a factor in this crime. The suspect was transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

TITLE 18 CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS CHAPTER 9 ASSAULT AND BATTERY  18-905.  Aggravated assault defined.  An aggravated assault is an assault:  (a)   With a deadly weapon or instrument without intent to kill; or (b)   By any means or force likely to produce great bodily harm.  "Deadly weapon or instrument" as used in this chapter is defined to include any firearm, though unloaded or so defective that it can not be fired. 

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   Warrant Arrested: Lea Pinson, 37, Kuna

   Warrant Charges: False Impersonation (F)

     The suspect was taken into custody on an outstanding felony warrant for False Impersonation Sunday.

    The arrest warrant stems from an ongoing investigation into an incident that took place a Boise restaurant in February of this year. Evidence indicates the suspect was involved in a dispute with another patron. During the argument, the suspect claimed to be a Federal Prosecutor and demanded the victim provide identifying information, including the victim's social security number. That investigative information was forwarded to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office and resulted in the felony warrant.

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   Arrested: Daniel K. Nelson, 22, Boise

   Charges: Grand Theft (F)

    Boise Police arrested the suspect Saturday afternoon, April 28th, after a detailed investigation into the theft of funds from a business on the 6900 block of West Fairview. Officers have evidence that the suspect, who was an employee at the time, would take payments from customers and pocket the money. Evidence indicates the suspect received more than $1,000.00 begining around March of this year. The crime was reported to police on April 27th. After a detailed investigation the suspect was transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

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   Warrant Arrested: Darrel S. Abascal, 38, Transient

   Warrant Charges: Burglary (F)

     The suspect was taken into custody on an outstanding felony warrant for Burglary Friday.

    The arrest warrant stems from an ongoing investigation into two incidents that took place at local retail stores last year. Evidence indicates the suspect entered two stores, on two seperate occasions. At one store the suspect selected a case of beer, and at the second store the suspect selected meat, before leaving the stores without paying for the merchandise. 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

BoisePolice Public Information