Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wednesday, May 02, 2012

Attempts to evade police end in Felony charges; Daily Incident Report

    Arrested: Christopher K Brown, 19, Baker City OR

    Charges: Fleeing or Eluding Police (F), Driving Under the Influence (DUI)(m), Leaving the Scene of an Accident (m)

   Boise Police observed a vehicle fail to use a turn signal near Belmont and Manitou Streets early yesterday morning, May 1st, at approximately 5:30 a.m. Officers activated emergency lights in an attempt to conduct a traffic stop in a parking lot. The suspect vehicle refused to yield and instead accelerated as it fled across the parking lot, almost striking a concrete sign holder. The suspect then drove over a large berm and South through an alleyway. The suspect drove onto Beacon, then Northbound onto Manitou, then Eastbound on Belmont. Officers estimate the suspect vehicle was travelling approximately 55 miles per hour in a 20 mile per hour zone. At one point, the supsect turned off his headlights and continued to evade police. Officers lost contact with the vehicle shortly after and began searching the area for the suspect. At approximately 6:20 a.m. the suspect was detained by Idaho National Guard security personel as he attempted to drive through the main gate at Gowen Field. The suspect, who appeared to be very intoxicated at the time, failed several field sobriety tests and blew a .19/.19 at the Ada County Jail. Officers later determined the suspect had been involved in driving through a fence at a construction site on the North side of BSU Stadium. Officers recovered the suspect's front license plate from that scene, resulting in the additonal charge of Leaving the Scene of an Accident. The suspect was booked at the Ada County Jail on the above listed charges.

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   Warrant Arrested: Billy A. Moore, 26, Boise

   Warrant Charges:  Injury to a Child (F)

     The suspect was taken into custody on an outstanding felony warrant for Injury to a Child yesterday.

    The arrest warrant stems from an ongoing investigation into injuries located on a child under one year of age reported to police by a third party in April of this year. Evidence indicates the suspect was involved in the injuries while the child was under his care at a Boise residence on April 13th. After a detailed investigation that information was forwarded to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office and resulted in the felony warrant.

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 Arrested: Marc E. Haines, 26, Boise

 Charges: Violation of a No Contact Order (F)

    The suspect was taken into custody following a detailed investigation yesterday, May 1st, at approximately 4:30 p.m. Idaho Probation and Parole agents reported to officers that the suspect has been residing at a home on the 700 block of Cunningham in violation of a court issued no contact order with full knowledge that doing so was a crime. After a detailed investigation, the suspect was taken into custody without incident and booked at the Ada County jail on the above listed charges.

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Release Prepared By:

Charles McClure

Boise Police Public Information