Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Thursday, May 09, 2013

Intoxicated motorcycle rider booked on Felony charge; Daily incident report

    Arrested: Kelly J. Baker, 54, Boise

    Charges: Driving Under the Influence (DUI)(F)

   Boise Police responded to multiple citizen calls of a drunk motorcycle rider swerving in his lane near Franklin and Curtis yesterday, May 8th, at approximately 7:00 p.m. Witnesses tell police the suspect was swerving in his lane before he pulled over into a parking lot. In the parking lot, witnesses say the suspect fell over with the motorcycle on top of him. Witnesses helped the suspect get the bike off of him as officers arrived. The suspect, who appeared to be very intoxicated at the time, failed several field sobriety tests and blew a .29/.29 at the Ada County Jail. 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