Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Friday, September 07, 2012

Lacerations caused by thrown beer mug lead to Aggravated Battery arrest; Daily incident report

   Arrested: Tavious M. Boone, 27, Boise

   Charges: 4 counts of Aggravated Assault (F), Aggravated Battery (F),  Battery (m)

    Boise Police responded to a fight with a weapon at a bar on the 3000 block of North Five Mile Road the night of September 2nd, at approximately 11:30 p.m. Multiple witnesses in the bar tell officers the suspect became involved in a verbal argument with more than one person in the bar before striking one victim with his fist. At one point, witnesses tell police the suspect threw a heavy glass beer mug at a patron, striking an adult female in the head. The adult female received a large laceration requiring stitches. Witnesses say the suspect went to his vehicle and retrieved a handgun in the parking lot. According to witnesses, the suspect made verbal threats to multiple victims in the parking lot before fleeing the scene. Boise Police working with information provided by witnesses later identified the suspect and he was arrested yesterday, September 6th, at after a detailed investigation. The suspect was transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

TITLE 18 CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS CHAPTER 9 ASSAULT AND BATTERY 18-907. Aggravated battery defined. (1) A person commits aggravated battery who, in committing battery:(a)  Causes great bodily harm, permanent disability or permanent disfigurement; 
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   Arrested: Timothy T. Pressley, 21, Transient

   Charges: Aggravated Battery (F)

    Boise Police responded to a report of a fight taking place near a parking lot on the 4100 block of Broadway Avenue yesterday, September 6th, at approximately 4:00 p.m. The victim, an employee of a nearby business, tells police he approached three adult males who had been drinking on the property and informed them they would have to leave. The suspects became aggressive and verbally abusive toward the victim. Witnesses tell police that Timothy Pressley unleashed his pit bull dog, who went directly for the victim. The dog bit the victim on the torso. As the victim struggled with the dog, the suspect approached him and punched the victim in the nose, causing a laceration to the victims face. Officers who responded to the incident had to tie the dog to a nearby pole as it attempted to bite the officers. The suspect was transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

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  Arrested: Jeremy M. Meyer, 35, Boise

   Charges: Possession of a Controlled substance with Intent to Deliver (F), Possession of a Controlled Substance (F) Convicted Felon in Possession of a Weapon (F), Carrying a Concealed Weapon (m)

   Boise Police Neighborhood Contact Officers, working with information provided by citizen tips, served a search warrant yesterday, September 6th, at approximately 3:00 p.m. at a residence on the 4700 block of West Freemont Street. Officers recovered 48 grams of marijuana, 0.9 grams of Heroin, and approximately 1 gram of Meth, digital scales and packaging materials from the home. Officers also located a handgun in the residence and a knife on the suspects person resulting in the weapons charges. The suspect was booked at the Ada County Jail on the above listed charges.

    Boise Police Neighborhood Contact Officers are dedicated liaisons between neighborhoods and the police department. They work with residents to solve neighborhood issues like drug houses, burglaries or thefts, or other neighborhood safety issues. To contact your Boise Police Neighborhood Contact Officer, log onto www.boisepolice.org and click on Neighborhood Services!

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   Warrant Arrested: Janet F. Bell, 51, Boise

   Warrant Charges: Aggravated Assault (F)

     The suspect was taken into custody on an outstanding felony warrant for Aggravated Assault yesterday.

    The arrest warrant stems from an ongoing investigation into an incident that took place on July 6th of this year at a residence in Boise. On that date, evidence indicates the suspect was involved in an ongoing dispute with the victim when she displayed a knife and made threatening statements. That investigative information was forwarded to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office and resulted in the felony warrant.

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Release Prepared By:

Charles McClure

Boise Police Public Information