Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Officers arrest driver who reportedly waved a gun at teens; BPD daily incident report

Arrested: Travis D. Kork, 21, Boise

Charged: Aggravated Assault (F)

Boise Police officers were called to a home in east Boise late Saturday afternoon, August 18th, 2012.  Officers met with three teenage boys at the home who said they had been riding their bikes in the neighborhood near E. Parkcenter Blvd and E. Pennsylvania St. when the driver of a maroon Subaru slowed down and drove next to them, waved a gun toward the boys, made threatening comments then drove off. The boys rode to a friend’s home and immediately called Boise police. Thanks to the suspect vehicle description provided by the boys, on Monday, August 20th, officers were able to track down the suspect at his home, not far from where the incident occurred. Officers say there’s evidence the suspect may have been drinking alcohol prior to the incident. He was booked into the Ada County Jail on the above charge.

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Arrested: Nicholas L. Ramsey, 24, Boise

Charged:  Possession of a Controlled Substance – Meth (F)

Boise Police officers on patrol shortly after 4:30 this morning, Tuesday, August 21st spotted the driver of a vehicle who matched the description of a wanted person. Officers stopped the vehicle. Ramsey was a passenger. Speaking with the occupants of the car, officers could smell the odor of marijuana. A Boise Police drug detection K9 alerted to the vehicle. Officers then searched the car and found a tube used to ingest methamphetamine. Residue in the tube field tested positive for meth. Officers have evidence the meth belonged to the suspect Ramsey. The suspect was booked into the Ada County Jail on the above charge.