Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Boise man arrested on Lewd Conduct charges

    Arrested: Matthew W. Angell, 25, Boise

    Charges: 5 counts of Lewd Conduct with a Minor under 16 (F)

    Boise Police arrested the suspect this afternoon, July 24th, after a detailed investigation into allegations of inappropriate conduct that reportedly took place at multiple private homes in Boise over the last year. The victims, three juveniles under the age of 16, tell detectives the conduct took place on more than one occasion. The suspect is known to the victims, who are male and female. Boise Police detectives continue to investigate this case to determine if any other victims could be involved.

   Crime Stoppers: Officers are asking anyone who has information about this case to call Crime Stoppers at 343-COPS, or log onto www.343cops.com, or text CRIMES or 274637, subject: Tip236. A citizen can remain anonymous. A reward of up to $1,000 is offered by Crime Stoppers for information leading to the arrest of criminal suspects.

   No further information is available at this time. Further inquiries into this case should be directed to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office.

   The victim (and/or family) in this case is receiving support and assistance through the Boise Police Department Victim Services Unit. To learn more about Victim Services log onto www.boisepolice.org and click on Crime Victim Services.

TITLE 18 CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS CHAPTER 15 CHILDREN AND VULNERABLE ADULTS 18-1508. Lewd conduct with minor child under sixteen. Any person who shall commit any lewd or lascivious act or acts upon or with the body or any part or member thereof of a minor child under the age of sixteen (16) years, including but not limited to, genital-genital contact, oral-genital contact, anal-genital contact, oral-anal contact, manual-anal contact, or manual-genital contact, whether between persons of the same or opposite sex, or who shall involve such minor child in any act of bestiality or sado-masochism as defined in section 18-1507, Idaho Code, when any of such acts are done with the intent of arousing, appealing to, or gratifying the lust or passions or sexual desires of such person, such minor child, or third party, shall be guilty of a felony and shall be imprisoned in the state prison for a term of not more than life.

Release Prepared By:

Charles McClure

Boise Police Public Information