Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Friday, December 21, 2012

Aggravated Assault and Drug arrests; Daily incident report

   Arrested: Philip J. Haggarty, 33, Boise

   Charges: Aggravated Assault (F)

    Boise Police responded to a report of an Aggravated Assault that reportedly took place at a Boise Home near West Emerald and North Curtis yesterday, December 20th, at approximately 6:45 p.m. The victim tells police that she approached the suspects home to conduct private business. At one point the victim tells police the suspect, who is known to her, became angry over an ongoing dispute and pointed a handgun at her. After officers conducted a detailed investigation into the incident, the suspect was transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

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   Warrant Arrested: Michelle R. Ables, 41, Boise

   Warrant Charges: Manufacture of a Controlled Substance (F)

     The suspect was taken into custody on an outstanding felony warrant for Manufacture of a Controlled Substance yesterday.

    The arrest warrant stems from an ongoing investigation into the sale of Meth from a residence on the 2400 block of South Stanley Street discovered during a search warrant on December 19th of this year (see news release from that date) Evidence indicates the suspect was in possession of more than 72 grams of meth. During the course of the investigation, officers determined the suspect had been involved in the sale of the controlled substance. That investigative information was forwarded to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office and resulted in the felony warrant. Further inquiries should be directed to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office.

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    Arrested: Arthur P. Ruth, 58, Boise

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

   Boise Police received a request for assistance with a problem subject outside a business on the 600 block of South 15th Street yesterday, December 20th, at approximately 6:00 p.m. The calling party tells police two men entered the business asking for money. The suspects left when asked, but returned to the business moments later and began banging on the front doors. Officers located the suspects in a car nearby and as they approached, the suspect started the car. The suspect, who appeared to be very intoxicated at the time, failed several field sobriety tests and did not cooperate with attempts to conduct a breathalyzer test. 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: Maren E. Kintner-Meyer

   Charges: Burglary (F)

   Boise Police responded to a report of a theft at a retail store on the 400 block of North Milwaukee Street yesterday, December 20th, at approximately 4:00 p.m. Store employees tell police that they witnessed the suspect conceal several items and then attempted to 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