Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Friday, March 15, 2013

Drug possession lands suspect in jail on Felony charge; Daily incident report

    Arrested: Jacob L. Beutler, 22, BoiseK9-Ruwa-SMALL.jpg

    Charges: Possession of a Controlled Substance (Meth)(F), Driving Without Privileges (DWP)(m), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (m)

   Boise Police on patrol last night, March 14th, at approximately 9:00 p.m. observed a vehicle conduct an improper lane change Westbound on Franklin near Phillipi Street. A check through Boise City Records indicated the suspect was currently suspended from driving. As officers contacted the driver, a Boise Police K-9 named "Ruwa" alerted on the vehicle indicating the likely presence of drugs. A search of the vehicle revealed a used syringe and a plastic baggie containing a small amount of meth. The suspect was booked at the Ada County Jail on the above listed charges.

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    Arrested: Steve J. Ramirez, 36, Boise

    Charges: Driving Under the Influence (DUI)(F), Driving Without Privileges (DWP)(m)

   Boise Police observed a vehicle driving Southbound on 6th Street near Grove without tail lights last night, March 14th, at approximately 11:00 p.m. A check through Boise City Records indicated the suspect was currently suspended from driving. The suspect, who appeared to be very intoxicated at the time, refused to complete 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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Release Prepared By:

Charles McClure

Boise Police Public Information