Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Monday, August 13, 2012

Multiple slashing lands Boise man in jail on Felony charges; Weekend incident report

    Arrested: Cynclaire L. Woods, 23, Boise

   Charges: 2 counts of Aggravated Battery (F), Aggravated Assault on an Officer (F), Probation Violation Charges (F)

    Boise Police responded to a report of a fight with a knife in a parking lot on the 10,000 block of West Ustick Road Saturday, August 11th, at approximately 1:00 a.m. As one officer approached the suspect, who was sitting on the curb, the officer observed the suspect retrieve objects laying near him. The suspect stood up, and began to walk away. The officer ordered the suspect to stop and show him his hands. At this point the suspect stopped, but refused to let the officer see what he had. The suspect stared at the officer and ignored his repeated instructions. The officer began to approach the suspect to take him into custody when the suspect showed that the objects he had been concealing were knives. The suspect pushed one of the knife blades towards the officer and began to aggressively move toward the approaching officer. Being too close to employ other measures, the officer kicked the suspect in the chest to stop the attack and gain some distance between himself and the knife. The suspect dropped the weapon when this happened. Other officers assisted as the suspect continued to fight and struggle. The suspect was taken into custody and the two knives were retrieved. None of the officers received serious injuries during the arrest.

   Two adult male victims tell police the suspect, who is not known to them, approached them in the parking lot after they had seen him in a bar earlier that evening. The victims say the suspect approached them both and made threats along with several illogical statements. At one point, the victims say the suspect walked up and slashed them both across the throat with knives, leaving lacerations on both of them. The injuries did not appear to be life threatening at the time and the victims were transported to a local hospital a short time later. The victims tell police they do not know the suspect and do not know what caused the suspect to attack them. 

 The suspect was transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

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   Arrested: Joel J. Jobes 2nd, 44, Boise

   Charges: 5 counts of Possession of Sexually  Exploitive Material (F)

   Boise Police, working with other agencies, including the ICAC task Force, arrested the suspect Saturday morning, August 11th, after serving a search warrant at a home on the 8800 block of West Stynbrook Drive in Boise. The warrant comes after a detailed investigation into the suspects activities reported to police earlier this month. During the warrant service Officers located multiple illegal images on computers at the home depicting illegal activity. Detectives are still working to determine the identity of individuals involved. The investigation into this case continues. Further inquires into this case should be directed to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office.

ABOUT THE IDAHO CRIMES AGAINST CHILDREN TASK FORCE

  The Idaho Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force is a statewide coalition of local, state and federal law enforcement and prosecution agencies, focused on apprehending and prosecuting individuals who use the Internet to criminally exploit children. Internet crimes against children are, primarily, crimes of sexual exploitation of children. These crimes include distribution of child pornography and using the Internet to target children for sexual abuse. The Idaho ICAC Task Force is committed to protecting Idaho's children through community education and by identifying, arresting and prosecuting those who commit Internet crimes against children.

You can help in the fight against child exploitation by reporting information that you think would be useful. You can contact ICAC through the National CyberTipline at the link above or by calling, toll free 1-800-843-5678. The information you provide will be forwarded to the appropriate ICAC law

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    Arrested: Shawna M. Anderson, 44, Boise

    Charges: Intimidation of a States Witness (F), Battery (m), Disturbing the Peace (m), Unlawful Entry (m)

   Boise Police took the suspect into custody after several incidents that took place at a residence on the 1700 block of South Federal way Friday afternoon, August 10th, at approximately 5:00 p.m. Officers first responded to the home after receiving a report of a dispute between neighbors. At one point, the victim tells police the suspect, who appeared to be intoxicated at the time, began throwing rocks at his home. Officers instructed the suspect not to approach the victim's home again.

  Officers received a second disturbance call at the home a short time later. The victim tells police the suspect returned to the home after officers had left, banging on the door and screaming at the victim for calling police. Officers issued the suspect a citation for disturbing the peace and again instructed her not to return to the victim's residence. The suspect was informed that if she violated these instructions again, she could be arrested. Officers concluded the contact and left the immediate area.

  When officers returned to the area moments later, they observed the suspect screaming and yelling at the victim in his doorway again. Officers watched the suspect attack the victim, pushing him into the home and a struggle took place. The suspect refused to comply with officers directions and had to be physically taken into custody. The suspect was booked at the Ada County Jail on the above listed charges.

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  Arrested: Charles C. Sly, 37, Boise

   Charges: Burglary (F), 3 counts of Battery on an Officer (F), Resisting and Obstructing (m)

   Boise Police responded to a report of a theft at a retail store on the 1500 block of West Stat Street Friday, August 10th, at approximately 6:30 p.m. Store employees tell police that they witnessed the suspect grab a 18 pack of beer and exit the store without paying for it. Officers located the suspect a short time later in a nearby parking lot. The suspect refused to obey officer's instructions. At one point, the suspect head butted an officer and began to fight. The suspect continued to kick officers, scream, yell and physically resist. At the jail, the suspect struck several officers and refused to cooperate. The beer was recovered. 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.

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    Arrested: Rodger L. Swaim, 30, Boise

    Charges: Delivery of a Controlled Substance (Prescription Medications/Hydrocodone)(F)

    A Boise Police Officer on patrol observed what appeared to be a drug transaction taking place in the middle of the road on the 1400 block of South Vermont Avenue between two adults Saturday night, August 11th, at approximately 8:40 p.m. The officer contacted the intended recipient who informed him the suspect had just approached him on the street and offered to sell him drugs. The man tells the officer he turned him down and the suspect entered a nearby residence. The officer contacted the suspect in the residence and obtained evidence indicating the suspect had indeed attempted to sell the prescription Hydrocodone pills to the individual on the street. The suspect was booked at the Ada County Jail on the above listed charges. 

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    Arrested: Doyle Thomas, 63, Boise

    Charges: Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver (Marijuana)(F)

    Citation Issued: Victor Z. Miller Jr. 51, Boise

    Citation Charges: Frequenting a place where drugs are used or sold (m)

    A Boise Police Officer on bicycle patrol observed a drug transaction taking place in an alley near the 500 block of South 13th, Street Saturday afternoon, August 11th, at approximately 5:30 p.m. The officer observed the suspects exchange money for a small amount of marijuana approximately five feet from the officer. The marijuana was seized and the officer determined the suspect in possession of approximately 2.2 grams total package weight of marijuana. The suspect was booked at the Ada County Jail on the above listed charges. The intended recipient of the controlled substance was cited and released for frequenting.

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   Arrested: Joshua G. Escoto, 27, Boise

   Charges: Theft by Extortion (F), Carrying a Concealed Weapon without a License (m)

    Boise Police received a report of a theft by extortion Sunday night, August 13th, at approximately 11:30 p.m. The victim tells police she lost her phone downtown the previous night. The victim tells police she was then contacted by the suspect, who told her she had to pay him to receive the phone back, or he would sell it. After a detailed investigation, the suspect was arrested when the victim arranged to meet him to make the exchange. The suspect was transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

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   Arrested: Rocky L. Mcbride, 28, Lewiston

   Charges: Burglary (F), Probation Violation (F)

   Arrested: Kristyn E. Kennedy, 29, Boise

   Charges: Burglary (F)

   Boise Police responded to a report of a theft at a retail store on the 8300 block of West Overland Road Sunday afternoon, August 12th, at approximately 4:00 p.m. Store employees tell police that they witnessed Kristyn Kennedy enter the store, select multiple items of merchandise, then leave the store without paying for them. The suspect proceded directly to a waiting car, driven by Rocky Mcbride, loaded the merchandise and left the immediate area. Officers located the suspects a short time later at Maple Grove and Franklin Road. The stolen items were recovered. Officers believe the suspects entered the store with the intent to commit the theft resulting in the burglary charges. The suspects were 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