Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Friday, April 20, 2012

Felony delivery charges; Daily incident report

  Arrested: James P. Dixon, 29, Eagle

   Charges: Possession of a Controlled substance with Intent to Deliver (Marijuana)(F), Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon (F), Arrest Warrants out of Virginia

   Boise Police received information that a wanted suspect could be located at a hotel on the 1000 block of North Curtis yesterday evening, April 19th, at approximately 6:30 p.m. After confirming through Ada County Dispatch that the suspect had 3 warrants for his arrest out of Virginia on various charges, they located the suspect in a hotel room. Officers recovered approximately 26 grams total package weight of marijuana and cash in plain sight. During the course of the investigation officers obtained additional evidence that indicates the suspect had been involved in the sale of the controlled substance. Officers also recovered a loaded handgun concealed in a toilet that belonged to the suspect. The suspect was booked at the Ada County Jail on the above listed charges.

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  Arrested: Denise L. Owen, 47, Boise

   Charges: Possession of a Controlled Substance (Meth)(F), Possession of Drug paraphernalia (m) Probation Violation charges

    Boise Police assisted Idaho Probation and Parole agents on the search of a residence on the 500 block of North Liberty Street yesterday, April 19th, at approximately 11:30 p.m. Officers recovered less than one gram of meth and a pipe. The suspect was booked at the Ada County Jail on the above listed charges.

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   Warrant Arrested: Hailey L. West, 18, Boise

   Warrant Charges:  Grand Theft (F), Burglary (F)

     The suspect was taken into custody on two outstanding felony warrants for Grand Theft and Burglary yesterday.

    The arrest warrants stem from two incidents that took place over the last several months. In both incidents the victims, who are known to the suspect, reported jewelry had been stolen from thier homes in Boise. The combined value of the stolen jewelry exceeded an estimated $6,000.00. Evidence indicates the suspect had been involved in the theft of the items. That investigative information was forwarded to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office and resulted in the felony warrants.

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  Arrested: Kirk S. Ross, 50, Boise

   Charges: Burglary (F)

   Boise Police responded to a report of a theft at a retail store on the 1500 block of West State Street yesterday, April 19th, at approximately 7:00 p.m. Store employees tell police they witnessed the suspect conceal a bottle of wine and then leave the store without paying for the item. 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 Organized Retail Crime Unit 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 of the BPD Organized Retail Crime Unit is to work with retailers to reduce theft and fraud, crimes that can impact consumer prices.

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Release Prepared By:

Charles McClure

BoisePolice Public Information