Boise Police Department
News Release

William L. Bones
Chief of Police

Contact: BPD Media Relations Office


Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Fight leads to felony arrest; BPD Daily Incident Report

Arrested: James G. Martin, 48, transient

Charge: Aggravated battery (F)

Boise Police were called to N. 15th and Front Streets Monday, February 25 at 1:04 p.m. by passersby reporting a fight in progress. When officers arrived, they found evidence the suspect, Martin has used a large piece of wood to hit the victim, an adult male, in the stomach. The victim told officers he wished to press charges against the suspect, who was arrested and booked into the Ada County Jail on the above charge.