Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tuesday, June 04, 2013

Man reportedly offering Meth for sale to customers outside a convenience store gets arrested; BPD Daily Incident Report

Arrested: Robert D. Lagrotta, 26, Boise

Charged: Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver - Meth (F), 

Boise Police were called by a citizen just before 7:30 p.m. Monday evening reporting a man behaving oddly in front of a convenience store on the 2400 S. Vista Ave. The caller told police dispatchers the man was walking up to people asking if they wanted to buy meth. Officers arrived and located the suspect nearby thanks to witness descriptions. Officers were able to identify the suspect and found he had an outstanding warrant for his arrest on a failure to appear charge.  Following his arrest on the warrant, officers searched his backpack and found just more than two grams of a packaged substance that field tested positive for meth. Officers also found a scale, empty ziploc baggies and other evidence leading officers to believe the suspect possessed the meth with the intention to sell it. Officers arrested the suspect on the above charge and booked him into the Ada County Jail. 

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Arrested: Ezekial Walker, 19, Boise

Charged: Aggravated Assault (F)

Boise Police were caled to a home near W. Pennsylvania St and S. Leadville Ave. early this morning for a man reportedly threatening another with a knife. When officers arrived, the found evidence the suspect and victim, who are known to each other, had a dispute which involved the suspect arming himself with a steak knife and using the knife to threaten the victim. The suspect was arrested on the above charge and booked into the Ada County Jail.