Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Shoplifting turns into felony drug charge; DUI driver with a toddler in the car; BPD Daily Incident Report

Arrested: Amanda Chrazanowski, 25, Boise

Charged: Grand Theft (F), Possession of Schedule II Drug Without Prescription (F) 2 cts, misdemeanor warrant – failure to appear

Boise Police were called by store employees of a retailer in the area of N. Milwaukee St and W. Franklin Rd last night, Monday, July 30th shortly after 8:00 p.m. for a shoplifter. When officers arrived they found evidence the suspect, Chrazanowski, who was being detailed by store employees had left the store without paying for a high priced electronics item. Further investigation revealed that, before officers arrived, the suspect had gone to use the restroom and while inside, discarded several clothing items, make up and chocolates apparently stolen from two other nearby stores. Officers also found that while in the restroom, the suspect had discarded a spoon and container with dried, white residue that later tested positive for Opium Alkaloids, a Schedule II prescription drug. The suspect was arrested on the above charges and booked into the Ada County Jail.

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Arrested: Leon G. Larvie, 54, Boise

Charged: DUI (m), Injury to a Child (m)

A Boise Police Officer on patrol last night,  July 30th, at approximately 10:49 p.m. witnessed the driver of a sedan make a turn without signaling, drive westbound on W. Emerald Street at speeds 10 – 15 below the speed 35 mph speed limit, and drive between lanes. The officer conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle near N. Cole Rd and W. Milwaukee St. Officers made contact with the driver, identified as Larvie, and could smell the odor of an alcoholic beverage as he spoke, his eyes were glassy and blood shot and his speech was slurred. In the cup holder was an open container of an alcoholic beverage. Officers also noticed a toddler in a car seat in the back seat of the car. The driver failed field sobriety tests and was taken to the Ada County Jail where he gave a breath alcohol sample of .141/.135. Officers arrested the suspect on the above charges. The child was placed into safe custody.