Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wednesday, May 01, 2013

Employee theft leads to Felony charges; Daily incident report

   Arrested: Tanner J. Sterling, 25, Boise

   Charges: Grand Theft (F), Probation Violation Charges (F)

    Tanner Sterling was arrested yesterday, April 30th, following a detailed investigation into the theft of funds from a business on the 1800 block of West Fairview Avenue. Evidence indicates the suspect, who was an employee at the time, deposited a check into his personal account that had been written to his employer. The funds obtained by the suspect exceeded $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: Alexander J. Flink, 20, Boise

   Warrant Charges: Burglary (F)

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

    The arrest warrant stems from an ongoing investigation into funds stolen from a convenience store on January 13th of this year. On that date evidence indicates the suspect used fraudulent means to obtain funds from the clerk at the store. Officers believe the suspect entered the store with the intent to commit the theft, resulting in the burglary charge. That investigative information was forwarded to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office and resulted in the felony warrant.

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   Warrant Arrested: Vincent B. Adcock, 24, Nampa

   Warrant Charges: Grand Theft (F)

     The suspect was taken into custody on an outstanding felony warrant for Grand Theft yesterday.

    The arrest warrant stems from an ongoing investigation into the theft of a firearm that took place in October of last year. Evidence indicates the suspect borrowed the weapon from the victim, then sold the firearm to obtain funds. 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