Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Felony Battery and Drug charges; Daily incident report

   Arrested: Richard K. Laursen, 20, Boise

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

    Boise Police responded to a report of a fight at a bar on the 800 block of West Idaho Street on May 30th, at approximately 11:00 p.m. Witnesses tell police the suspect had been fighting with patrons in the bar and was removed by employees more than once. At one point, witnesses say the suspect punched another patron in the bar and a bystander stepped in to restrain him until officers arrived. As officers conducted their investigation, the suspect continued to struggle and resist. At one point, the suspect attempted to head butt an officer in the face and struck his shoulder instead. The owners of the establishment signed a citation for trespassing against the suspect. After a detailed investigation the suspect was transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges. Officers believe alcohol was a factor in this incident. 

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   Arrested: Erin J. Lott, 49, Boise

   Charges: Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver (Meth)(F), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (m), Parole Violation Charges

    Boise Police assisted Idaho Probation and Parole agents on the search of a suspect and his residence on the 5100 block of West Clinton Street Wednesday, May 30th, at approximately 3:30 p.m. Officers located approximately 15 grams total package weight of meth, digital scales, packaging materials and other items of drug paraphernalia. The suspect was booked at the Ada County Jail on the above listed charges.

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Release Prepared By:

Charles McClure

Boise Police Public Information