Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Sales of Heroin lead to multiple felony arrests; Daily incident report

    Arrested: Charles D. England-Lim,23, Meridian

    Charges: Delivery of a Controlled Substance (Heroin)(F), Injury to a Child (F)

    Arrested: Holly A. Arnold, 22, Meridian

    Charges: Delivery of a Controlled Substance (Heroin)(F), Injury to a Child (F)

    Arrested: Cory J. Stone, 26, Boise

    Charges: Possession of a Controlled Substance (Heroin)(F), Delivery of a Controlled Substance (Heroin)(F)

    Boise Police Narcotics Detectives arrested the suspects yesterday, as part of an ongoing investigation into the trafficking of Heroin that began in February of this year. Detectives have evidence that indicates the suspects sold Heroin to individuals on more than one occasion. Yesterday, the suspects were detained during a traffic stop near Maple Grove and Emerald streets. Officers recovered several packets of Heroin packaged for sale and drug paraphernalia. Officers also determined that two of the suspects had used drugs and been involved in sales of the controlled substance in front of a child, under the age of two, resulting in the Injury to a Child charges. The child was turned over to the custody of the State Department of Health and Welfare.  

    The BANDIT Task Force investigates gambling, prostitution and illegal drug use. The Task Force includes Detectives from the Boise Police Department, Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms agency and the Idaho National Guard, working as part of a multi-jurisdictional task force called B.A.N.D.I.T. (Boise Area Narcotics and Drug Interdiction Task Force), commissioned to protect the community from illegal drug activity.

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   Arrested: Sandra Klein, 59, Boise

   Charges: Burglary (F), Resisting or Obstructing (m)

    Boise Police responded to a report of a Burglary in progress at a residence on the 9800 block of West Whirlway Court yesterday evening, June 12th, at approximately 6:00 p.m. Witnesses tell police they watched the suspect use a short ladder to enter a back window of the vacant residence. Officers responded to the residence and determined the suspect was still inside. Officers made repeated attempts to get the suspect to come out of the home. At one point, officers observed the suspect still inside, hiding from officers and refused to come out. Eventually the suspect was taken into custody. The suspect was transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

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   Warrant Transferred: Bryson G. Smith, 27, Boise

   Warrant Charges: Burglary (F)

     The suspect was taken into custody on an outstanding felony warrant for Burglary in Kootenai County.

    The arrest warrant stems from an ongoing investigation into a residential burglary that took place in April of this year.  Evidence indicates the suspect was involved in the crime. That investigative information was forwarded to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office and resulted in the felony warrant.

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  Arrested: David L. Poindexter, 25, Boise

   Charges: Burglary (F), Probation Violation Charges

   Boise Police responded to a report of a theft at a retail store on the 400 block of North Milwaukee yesterday, June 12th, at approximately 3:00 p.m. Store employees tell police that they witnessed the suspect conceal a set of headphones and then leave the store without paying for them. Officers located the suspect a short time later as he left the store in a vehicle and conducted a traffic stop. Officers recovered the stolen item. Officers believe the suspect entered the store with the intent to commit the theft resulting in the burglary charge. The suspect was transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

   The Boise Police Organized Retail Crime Unit 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 of the BPD Organized Retail Crime Unit is to work with retailers to reduce theft and fraud, crimes that can impact consumer prices.

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Release Prepared By:

Charles McClure

Boise Police Public Information