Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Monday, December 03, 2012

Argument leads to Aggravated Assault charges; Weekend incident report

   Arrested: Nicholas M. Anderson, 30, Boise

   Charges: Aggravated Assault (F)

    Boise Police responded to a report of an aggravated assault that had taken place at a residence on the 2000 block of North Liberty Street early Sunday morning, December 2nd, at approximately 2:30 a.m. Witnesses tell police the suspect, who is known to the victim, had been at the victim's residence earlier that evening. At one point, witnesses say the suspect and the victim became involved in a verbal argument. Witnesses tell police the suspect threatened to kill the victim more than once before the suspect left the residence. A short time later the suspect returned, standing in the driveway holding a machete. The victim tells police he feared for his safety and called police. Officers located the suspect in a nearbye home. Officers believe alcohol was a factor in this case. 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 18-905. Aggravated assault defined. An aggravated assault is an assault:(a)With a deadly weapon or instrument without intent to kill; or (b)By any means or force likely to produce great bodily harm.

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   Arrested: Napoleon J. St Clair, 25, Boise

   Charges: Burglary (F), Probation Violation (F), Possession of a Controlled Substance (Marijuana)(m)

    Boise Police on patrol observed a man being chased by multiple persons on foot near Franklin and Curtis Saturday afternoon, December 1st, at approximately 12:00 noon. Officers detained all four persons involved and began an investigation into the incident. Officers determined the suspect, who was the person being chased, had been at a party the previous night and the persons chasing him indicated the suspect had stolen items from them after the party. The victims tell police they had chased the suspect after a confrontation about the theft. Officers located some of the stolen items on the suspect's person and more stolen items behind some nearby bushes. Officers also recovered a plastic baggie containing approximately 9 grams of marijuana from the suspect's person. The suspect was transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

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   Arrested: Qasim M. Hussein, 27, Boise

   Charges: False Report of Explosives in a Public Place (F)

    Boise Police responded to a request for assistance from security personnel inside near the passenger security area of the Boise Airport Saturday morning, December 1st, at approximately 7:30 a.m. Security personnel tell police the suspect made a comment to officials indicating there may be explosives in his baggage while undergoing security screening. The incident caused a delay to multiple flights as officers investigated the incident. Ultimately officers determined there was no bomb. The suspect was transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

TITLE 18 CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS CHAPTER 33 FIREARMS, EXPLOSIVES AND OTHER DEADLY WEAPONS 18-3313. False reports of explosives in public or private places a felony -- Penalty. Any person who reports to any police officer, sheriff, employee of a police department or sheriff's office, employee of a 911 emergency communications system or emergency vehicle dispatch center, employee of a fire department or fire service, prosecuting attorney, newspaper, radio station, television station, deputy sheriff, deputy prosecuting attorney, member of the state police, employee of an airline, employee of an airport, employee of a railroad or bus line, an employee of a telephone company, occupants of a building, employee of a school district, or a news reporter in the employ of a newspaper or radio or television station, that a bomb or other explosive has been placed or secreted in a public or private place knowing that such report is false, is guilty of a felony.

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   Warrant Arrested: Lee A. Estes, 37, Boise

   Warrant Charges:  Burglary (F)

     The suspect was taken into custody on an outstanding felony warrant for Burglary Friday.

    The arrest warrant stems from an ongoing investigation into the theft of goods on two occasions at Boise retail stores in March and May of this year. Evidence indicates the suspect selected merchandise and left the store without paying for the items on both occasions. After a detailed investigation the 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