Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Monday, October 22, 2012

Aggravated Battery and Video Voyeurism arrests; Weekend incident report

   Arrested: Javier Mendoza, 28, Boise

   Charges: Aggravated Battery (F)

    Boise Police responded to a disturbance at a bar on the 100 block of South 6th Street early Sunday morning, October 21st, at approximately 1:00 a.m. Witnesses tell police the suspect became angry with an adult female who is known to him. The victim tells police the suspect threw a bottle of beer at her, striking her in the head and causing a cut near her eye that officers believe may leave a scar. The suspect, who appeared to be intoxicated at the time, 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; or (b)Uses a deadly weapon or instrument

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   Arrested: Samuel R. Davidson, 32, Boise

   Charges: Video Voyeurism (F)

    Boise Police received a report of criminal conduct that had taken place earlier that evening on Saturday , October 20th, at approximately 11:00 p.m. The reporting witness tells police he attended a party at a residence on the 10000 block of West Countryman Drive that evening. The suspect does not live at the residence in question. At approximately 9:30 p.m. the witness noticed a small "Pen" camera placed in the restroom, facing the facilities. The witness removed the camera and  later reviewed digital files left on the device. The digital files indicated the suspect had been recording people using the restroom. The witness then contacted police. Through the course of the investigation, officers identified the suspect and obtained evidence that indicates the suspect had placed the camera intentionally. The suspect was located at his own residence hours later. 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 66 SEX CRIMES 18-6609. Crime of video voyeurism. (1) As used in this section: (2)A person is guilty of video voyeurism when, with the intent of arousing, appealing to or gratifying the lust or passions or sexual desires of such person or another person, or for his own or another person's lascivious entertainment or satisfaction of prurient interest, or for the purpose of sexually degrading or abusing any other person:
(a)He uses, installs or permits the use or installation of an imaging device at a place where a person would have a reasonable expectation of privacy, without the knowledge or consent of the person using such place; (3)A violation of this section is a felony. 

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   Arrested: Benjamin J. Mobley, 23, Boise

   Charges: 2 counts of Battery on an Officer (F), Resisting and Obstructing (m)

    Boise Police responded to a report of a fight at a residence on the 800 block of West Hays Street early Saturday morning, October 20th, at approximately 3:30 a.m. Officers responding to that incident located the suspect, who appeared to be very intoxicated at the time, walking near 8th and Washington streets. As officers contacted the suspect he became combative. At one point, the suspect rushed an officer and a struggle took place. The suspect repeated struck officers during the incident. During the struggle, one officer received an injury to his lip requiring stitches. The suspect was transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

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    Arrested: Kadhim, T. Musharefawi, 38, Boise

    Charges: Driving Under the Influence (DUI)(F)

   Boise Police observed a vehicle turn in front of another vehicle, causing them to brake to avoid a collision on the 1800 block of West Fairview Avenue just after midnight early Sunday morning at approximately 12:30 a.m. the suspect, who appeared to be very intoxicated at the time, failed several field sobriety tests and a blood draw was performed for later evidentiary testing. A check through Boise City Records indicated the suspect had prior convictions for DUI making this charge a felony. The suspect was booked at the Ada County Jail on the above listed charges.

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  Arrested: Stephanie R. Hare, 29, Wilder

   Charges: Burglary (F)

   Boise Police responded to a report of a theft at a retail store on the 8300 block of West Overland Saturday, October 20th, at approximately 1:00 p.m. Store employees tell police they witnessed the suspect return unpaid items for cash. The suspect then attempted to leave the store. 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 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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  Arrested: Rosanne Curtis, 32, Boise

   Charges: Burglary (F)

   Boise Police responded to a report of a theft at a retail store on the 5200 block of West Franklin Road Saturday evening, October 20th, at approximately 7:00 p.m. Store employees tell police that they witnessed the suspect conceal several items and then leave the store without paying for them. 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: Scott P. Thompson, 24, Boise

   Charges: Burglary (F)

   Boise Police responded to a report of a theft at a retail store on the 8100 block of West Franklin Saturday, October 20th, at approximately 6:00 p.m. Store employees tell police that they witnessed the suspect conceal several items and then leave the store without paying for them. 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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Release Prepared By:

Charles McClure

Boise Police Public Information