Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Friday, September 14, 2012

Suspects arrested on two unrelated Felony warrants for Aggravated Battery; Daily incident report

   Warrant Arrested: Weston R. Kiesel, 28, Boise

   Warrant Charges: Aggravated Battery (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 a fight that took place in August of this year at a bar on the 1000 block of West Main Street. Evidence indicates the suspect was involved in the physical altercation with another patron in the bar. During the fight the suspect struck the victim in the jaw, knocking him unconscious. The victim received a broken jaw requiring surgery to correct. That investigative information was forwarded to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office and resulted in the felony warrant. Further inquiries into this case should be directed to the Ada County prosecuting Attorney's Office.

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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   Warrant Arrested: Ricardo R. Larue, 18, Boise

   Warrant Charges: Aggravated Battery (F)

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

    The arrest warrant stems from an ongoing investigation into a fight that took place in April of this year near Fairview and Cloverdale. Evidence indicates the suspect was involved in the physical altercation with an acquaintance over an ongoing dispute. During the fight the victim, who is known to the suspect, lost consciousness and received injuries consistent with a concussion. That investigative information was forwarded to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office and resulted in the felony warrant. Further inquiries into this case should be directed to the Ada County prosecuting Attorney's Office.

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    Arrested: David J. Lopez, 37, Newport WA.

    Charges: Possession of a Controlled Substance (Meth)(F), Possession of a Controlled Substance (Marijuana)(m)K9-TURK (2)SMALL.jpg

    Arrested: Robert T. Lopez, 36, Newport WA.

    Charges: Possession of a Controlled Substance (Meth)(F), Possession of a Controlled Substance (Marijuana)(m), Failure to Appear warrant out of Bonner County (m)

   Boise Police on patrol observed a vehicle failing to maintain its lane and conducted a traffic stop near Rose Hill and Shoshone Street early this morning, September 14th, at approximately 1:30 a.m. As officers contacted the driver, a Boise Police K-9 named "Turk" alerted on the vehicle, indicating the likely presence of drugs. A search of the vehicle revealed approximately .2 grams total package weight of Meth and approximately 6 grams of marijuana. A check through Ada County Dispatch indicated that Robert Lopez also had a warrant for his arrest out of Bonner County on Failure to Appear charges. The suspects were booked at the Ada County Jail on the above listed charges.

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   Warrant Arrested: Javier V. Andrade Jr, 29, Boise

   Warrant Charges: Burglary (F)

     The suspect was taken into custody on an outstanding felony warrant for Burglary early this morning.

    The arrest warrant stems from an ongoing investigation into the theft of stereo equipment from a vehicle parked at a residence on the 2600 block of South Inglewood Road in January of this year. Evidence indicates the suspect was involved in the theft. That investigative information was forwarded to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office and resulted in the felony warrant.

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  Arrested: Ramiro D. Soliz, 18, Boise

   Charges: Burglary (F)

   Boise Police responded to a report of a theft at a retail store on the 1500 block of West State Street yesterday afternoon, September 13th, at approximately 2:30 p.m. Store employees tell police that they witnessed the suspect conceal three bottles of cold medicine in a jacket and then leave the store without paying for them. Loss prevention employees detained the suspect until officers arrived. 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.

   The Boise Police Department 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 program 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