Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Traffic Stops lead to Meth Arrests; BPD Daily Incident Report

Arrested: Tabatha L. Christensen, 29, Caldwell 

Charged: Possession of a Controlled Substance - Meth (F), Possession of drug paraphernalia (m), Driving without privileges (m), Warrant: Failure to appear (m)

A Boise Police officer on patrol at 10:30 last night witnessed the driver of a car traveling southbound on S. Orchard Street repeatedly straddling the double yellow lines on the road. The officer made a traffic stop and found the driver, Christensen had a suspended drivers license and an outstanding warrant for a failure to appear in court. In searching the driver following her arrest, officers found her in possession of a baggie with a white substance that field tested positive for methamphetamine. She was also found to be in possession of several syringes and needles used to inject meth. Officers arrested the suspect and booked her into the Ada County Jail on the above charges.

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Arrested: Alexandra M. Lafollette, 22, Boise

Charged: Warrant: Possession of a Controlled Substance - Meth (F), citation: Possession of drug paraphernalia (m). 

A Boise Police officer on patrol at 11:16 last night at the intersection of S. Owyhee and W. Rose Hill Streets saw a vehicle traveling east on Rose Hill without a front license plate as required by Idaho State Code 49-428(1). The officer made a traffic stop on the vehicle. Checking the driver's ID, the officer found she had an outstanding arrest warrant for felony possesion of a controlled substance (meth) with a $15,000 bond. Officers called for a Boise Police drug detection K9 to assist with the investigation. BPD K9 Jackson alerted on the vehicle helping officers to find a pipe with the burnt smell of marijuana. Officers booked the suspect into Ada County Jail for the felony warrant and cited her for the possession of drug paraphernalia.