Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Monday, August 27, 2012

Officers from around the valley work together to keep fair goers safe!

   On Friday August 24th members of the Treasure Valley DUI Task Force, including Boise Police, Garden City Police, Nampa
Police and Idaho State Police conducted directed patrols looking for DUI drivers and other violations around the Fairgrounds. 

DUI Arrests TEASER

Officers made over 150 contacts that resulted in 12 misdemeanor and DUI Arrests and two minor consumption tickets.

"This kind of interagency cooperation allows our departments to focus on key areas when the need arises. Using extra manpower to target areas of concern can often deter dangerous behavior and keep our streets safer." Says officer Larry Moore of the Boise Police DUI Enforcement Team.  possession of alcohol citations. Officers also made one arrest for possession of drugs. 

More than 15 officers from the various agencies took part in the effort.

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Release Prepared By:

Charles McClure

Boise Police Public Information