Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Friday, April 26, 2013

Traffic stop leads to Meth; Daily incident report

    Arrested: Aaron M. Ross, 22, Garden City

    Charges: Possession of a Controlled Substance (Meth)(F), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (m)

   Boise Police on patrol early this morning, April 26th, at approximately 1:00 a.m. observed a vehicle fail to yield to a stop sign near Overland and Phillippi Street. Officers received consent to search the vehicle that revealed a plastic baggie containing approximately 2 grams total package weight of meth and other items of drug paraphernalia. The suspect was booked at the Ada County Jail on the above listed charges.

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   Arrested: Dustin P. Fowler, 27, Boise

   Charges: Malicious Injury to Property (F)

    Boise Police responded to a report of a disturbance at a bar on the 100 block of South 6th Street early this morning, April 26th, at approximately 1:00 a.m. As officers arrived outside the bar they witnessed the suspect, smashing a chair on  the sidewalk that belonged to the bar. Officers later learned the suspect, who was angry at another patron over a personal dispute, had smashed a sign inside the bar on his way out the door. The damage is estimated to exceed $1,000.00. The suspect was transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

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   Warrant Arrested: Jae H. Jung, 44, Boise

   Warrant Charges: Possession of Drug Paraphernalia with Intent to Deliver (F)

     The suspect was taken into custody on an outstanding felony warrant for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia with Intent to Deliver yesterday.

    The arrest warrant stems from an ongoing investigation by Boise Police Narcotics Detectives into the possession and sale of items of drug paraphernalia at a Boise business in October of last year. Evidence indicates the suspect was involved in the sale of the illegal items. Other charges may be pending in this ongoing investigation. That investigative information was forwarded to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office and resulted in the felony warrant. Further inquiries into this case should be directed to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office. 

TITLE 37 FOOD, DRUGS, AND OIL CHAPTER 27 UNIFORM CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ARTICLE IV 37-2734B. Prohibited acts E -- Penalties. It is unlawful for any person to deliver, possess with intent to deliver, or manufacture with intent to deliver, drug paraphernalia, knowing, or under circumstances where one reasonably should know, that it will be used to plant, propagate, cultivate, grow, harvest, manufacture, compound, convert, produce, process, prepare, test, analyze, pack, repack, store, contain, conceal, inject, ingest, inhale, or otherwise introduce into the human body a controlled substance. Any person who is in violation of this section is guilty of a felony and upon conviction may be imprisoned for not more than nine (9) years, fined not more than thirty thousand dollars ($30,000), or both.

  About BANDIT: The Boise Police BANDIT Task Force investigates illegal drug sales and trafficking, as well as gambling and prostitution. Detectives with B.A.N.D.I.T. (Boise Area Narcotics and Drug Interdiction Task Force), are commissioned to protect the community from illegal activity.

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   Warrant Arrested: Nicholas M. Soward, 32, Boise

   Warrant Charges: Receiving Stolen Property (F)

     The suspect, who was already in custody on a prior probation violation charge, was charged yesterday on an outstanding felony warrant for Receiving Stolen Property.

    The arrest warrant stems from an ongoing investigation into items the suspect possessed, that detectives determined had been stolen in a prior incident. That investigative information was forwarded to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office and resulted in the felony warrant. Further inquiries into this case should be directed to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office. 

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Release Prepared By:

Charles McClure

Boise Police Public Information