Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Drug possession leads to two separate Felony arrests; Daily incident report

    Arrested: David A. Echevarria, 49, BoiseKamo-K9-Small.jpg

    Charges: Trafficking in a Controlled Substance (Meth)(F), Probation Violation Arrest Warrant (F), Possession of a Controlled Substance (Marijuana)(m), Driving Without Privileges (m) 

   Boise Police on patrol yesterday, April 10th, at approximately 9:00 p.m. observed a vehicle speeding near Chinden Boulevard and Glenwood Street in Boise and conducted a traffic stop. A check through Boise City Records indicated the suspect was currently suspended from driving and had a current warrant for his arrest on probation violation charges. A Boise Police K-9 named "Kamo" alerted on the vehicle, indicating the likely presence of drugs. A search of the vehicle revealed approximately 7.5 grams total package weight of marijuana and 57 grams total package weight of meth. The suspect was booked at the Ada County Jail on the above listed charges.

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   Warrant Arrested: Brandon S. Evarts, 27, Boise

   Warrant Charges: Possession of a Controlled Substance (Heroin)(F)

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

    The arrest warrant stems from an ongoing investigation into a small amount of heroin located at the suspect's apartment during a search on January 23rd of this year. Evidence indicates the controlled substance belonged to the suspect. That 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