Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Fleeing a traffic stop leads to Felony arrest; Daily Incident Report

    Arrested: Sabrina R. Williamson, 19, Boise

    Charges: Fleeing and Evading Police (F), Failure to Purchase Drivers License (m)

   Boise Police on patrol early this morning observed a vehicle conduct an illegal lane change and fail to signal a turn near 34th and State Street, early this morning at approximately 12:30 a.m. Officers conducted a traffic stop on Veterans Memorial Parkway near Adams Street. The vehicle pulled over and stopped on the shoulder of the road. When the officer exited his vehicle to contact the driver, she quickly jumped on the gas and sped away from the traffic stop travelling Westbound on Adams Street. The suspect vehicle was travelling at a very high rate of speed on the residential street, an estimated 70 miles per hour in a 25 mile per hour zone. The officer broadcast identifying information to nearby units and began searching the area for the suspect. Officers located the suspect, still in her vehicle, moments later on 45th Street. The suspect was taken into custody without further incident. During the course of the investigation officers determined the suspect did not have a valid drivers license.  The suspect was booked at the Ada County Jail on the above listed charges.

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   Arrested: Tanner W. Harris, 18, Boise

   Charges: Possession of a Controlled Substance (Oxycodone)(F), Probation Violation Warrant (m)

    Boise Police responded to a hotel to investigate a wanted person on the 2700 block of West Elder Street yesterday, April 25th, at approximately 7:00 p.m. Officers located the suspect and confirmed through Ada County Dispatch that the suspect had a current warrant for his arrest on probation violation charges. A search of the suspect at the Ada County Jail revealed 8 Oxycodone pills inside a small baggie concealed in the suspect's clothing, resulting in the Possession charge. The suspect was booked on the above listed charges.

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Release Prepared By:

Charles McClure

BoisePolice Public Information