Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Eagle man charged with Sexual Abuse of a Minor; BPD Daily Incident Report

Arrested: Grant A. Bothen, 42, Eagle

Charged: Sexual Abuse of a Child Under 16 (F)

   Boise Police received a report of sexual abuse involving in minor child in May of this year. Detectives with the Boise Police Special Victim's Unit investigated and found the alleged crime occurred in a Boise home between January and May of 2012. Both the victim and suspect are known to each other. Officers submitted their investigation to Ada County Prosecutors who issued an arrest warrant for Bothen. The suspect turned himself into the Ada County Jail yesterday on a $50,000 bond. For more information, please refer to the Fourth District Courts.

The victim in this case is receiving services through the Boise Police Department Victim Services Unit. To learn more about victim services log onto www.boisepolice.org and click on Crime Victim Services.

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