Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Thursday, May 03, 2012

Attempted robbery ends in arrest; Daily Incident Report

  Arrested: Abdirizak Hamud, 23, Boise

   Charges: Robbery (attempted)(F)

    Boise Police responded to a report of a robbery that had just taken place at a convenience store on the 5800 block of West Franklin yesterday, May 2nd, at approximately 4:30 p.m. Multiple witnesses tell police the suspect entered the store waiving a knife in the air. At one point, victims tell police the suspect produced a second knife and stated he wanted money. The suspect fled the store in a vehicle moments later, after receiving no money and leaving the knives behind.

   A few minutes later, the suspect was located and detained by Ada County Sheriff's Deputies across the street from the Ada County Sheriff's Office on 7200 Barrister. The suspect was positively identified by information provided by witneses. After a detailed investigation, the suspect was transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

TITLE 18 CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS CHAPTER 65 ROBBERY  18-6501.  Robbery defined.  Robbery is the felonious taking of personal property in the possession of another, from his person or immediate presence, and against his will, accomplished by means of force or fear.

------

  Arrested: James H. Carey, 28, Boise

   Charges: Injury to a Child (F)

    Boise Police arrested the suspect yesterday, May 2nd, after a detailed investigation into an altercation that reportedly took place on April 21st of this year. On that date, evidence indicates the victim was involved in an argument with the suspect, who is known to him, at a home in North Boise. At one point, the victim tells police the suspect grabbed him by the throat and slammed him against the wall. The victim, a male under the age of 15, tells officers the suspect then choked him. The incident was reported to Boise Police yesterday. After conducting a detailed investigation the suspect was transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

TITLE 18 CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS CHAPTER 15 CHILDREN AND VULNERABLE ADULTS 18-1501.   Injury to children.  (1) Any person who, under circumstances or conditions likely to produce great bodily harm or death, willfully causes or permits any child to suffer, or inflicts thereon unjustifiable physical pain or mental suffering, or having the care or custody of any child, willfully causes or permits the person or health of such child to be injured, or willfully causes or permits such child to be placed in such situation that its person or health is endangered, is punishable by imprisonment in the county jail not exceeding one (1) year, or in the state prison for not less than one (1) year nor more than ten (10) years.

------

   Arrested: Nina A. Lucas, 31, Transient

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

    Boise Police responded to a report of a problem subject at a residence on the 9100 block fo West Irving Street yesterday, May 2nd, at approximately 4:00 a.m. The calling party told officers the suspect, who is known to her, had entered the home without permission and had gone to sleep inside the home. As officers approached the suspect to remove her from the home they observed a pipe in plain sight next to the suspect with Meth residue in it.  The suspect was transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

------

Find out what's happening in your neighborhood by logging onto www.boisepolice.org. Follow us on Twitter or find us on Facebook!

Release Prepared By:

Charles McClure

Boise Police Public Information