Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Monday, May 07, 2012

Two Felony DUI arrests; Weekend incident report

    Arrested: Brandon C. Tyler, 26, Cascade

    Charges: Driving Under the Influence (DUI)(F), Probation Violation Charges (F)

   Boise Police observed a vehicle fail to stop and conduct an illegal turn near Orchard and Peg Street late Sunday night, May 6th, at approximately 11:40 p.m. The suspect, who appeared to be very intoxicated at the time, failed several field sobriety tests and blew a .29/.25 at the Ada County Jail. A check through Ada County Records indicated the suspect had prior convictions for DUI making this charge a felony. The suspect was booked at the Ada County Jail on the above listed charges.

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    Arrested: Shane C. Isom, 25, Boise

    Charges: Driving Under the Influence (DUI)(F), Carrying a Concealed Weapon While Intoxicated (m)

   Boise Police observed a vehicle conduct an illegal stop on Main Street at Broadway Avenue late Saturday night, May 5th, just before midnight. The suspect, who appeared to be very intoxicated at the time, failed several field sobriety tests and blew a .21/.20 at the Ada County Jail. A check through Ada County Records indicated the suspect had prior convictions for DUI making this charge a felony. A search of the suspect's person revealed a set of brass knuckes concealed in the suspect's clothing. The suspect was booked at the Ada County Jail on the above listed charges.

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  Arrested: Freda S. Southworth, 32, Boise

   Charges: Possession of a Controlled Substance (F), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (m), Petit Theft (m)

   Boise Police responded to a report of a theft at a retail store on the 8300 block of West Overland Friday, May 4th at approximately 9:00 p.m. Store employees tell police that they witnessed the suspect select items of merchandise from the store, then return them to the counter for a gift card, having never paid for the items. When officers detained the suspect they received consent to search her vehicle in the parking lot. Officers recovered a glass pipe containing Meth residue. The suspect was transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

   The Boise Police Department 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 is to work with retailers to reduce theft and fraud, crimes that can impact consumer prices.

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  Arrested: Natali Parga-Vasquez, 22, Caldwell

  Charges: Grand Theft (F)

  Arrested: Crystal C. Almeida, 22, Caldwell

  Charges: Burglary (F)

   Boise Police responded to a report of a theft at a retail store on the 300 block of North Milwaukee Street Friday, May 4th, at approximately 3:30 p.m. Store employees tell police that they witnessed the suspects conceal items of clothing and then leave the store without paying for them. Store employees detained the suspects. Officers believe the suspects entered the store with the intent to commit the theft, resulting in the burglary charge. Officers also recovered items in possession of Natali Parga-Vasquez that had been taken from two additional stores, resulting in the Grand Theft charge. The suspects were transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

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Release Prepared By:

Charles McClure

BoisePolice Public Information