Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Traffic Stops find wanted suspect; DUI with teens in the car; BPD Daily Incident Report

Arrested: Astraiah J. Armstrong, 22, Boise

Charged: Warrant - Failure to Appear - drug court (F), Carrying a concealed weapon (m)

A Boise Police officer on patrol at 2:57 this morning at the intersection of N. 32nd and Bella Streets made a traffic stop after he witnessed the driver of the vehicle fail to use a turn signal. During the stop, the officer saw in plain view an open container of alcohol. The officer learned the alcoholic beverage belonged to Armstrong who was a passenger in the car. Police dispatchers informed the officer that Armstrong had two outstanding arrest warrants for the above charges. Officers took Armstrong into custody and booked her into the Ada County Jail for the warrants. 

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Arrested: Matthew Meteyer, 23, Boise

Charged: Driving under the influence (m), Injury to a child - 3 counts (m)

Boise Police officers on patrol last night made a traffic stop on a vehicle for failing to use a turn signal at S. Leadville Ave and W. Highland Street shortly after 11:00 p.m. While talking with the driver, Mateyer, officers could smell the odor of an alcoholic beverage. Other evidence led officers to believe the driver had been drinking. The driver failed several field sobriety tests and blew a .145/.146 in a breath alcohol test. Meteyer was driving with three teens under the age of 18 in the car with him. Officers arrested him on DUI and three counts of Injury to a Child. Officers also cited Meteyer for failing to have insurance.