Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Monday, August 26, 2013

Drunk man attempts to wrestle weapon from officer; Weekend incident report

   Arrested: Michael J. Kalange, 21, Boise

   Charges: Attempt to Remove a Weapon from a Law Enforcement Officer (F)

    Boise Police officers on foot patrol on the 600 block of West Main Street observed a fight break out between several citizens in front of a bar early Saturday morning, August 24th, at approximately 2:30 a.m. The suspect, later identified as Michael Kalange, was actively involved in the fight. To break up the fight, several officers had to physically pull the suspect off of one of the other combatants. Officers repeatedly identified themselves to all involved as Boise Police. As officers began to escort the suspect away from the immediate area, the suspect, who appeared intoxicated at the time, grabbed an officer's holstered weapon and attempted to remove it. Another struggle began and officers had to physically restrain the suspect. During the struggle, the suspect appeared to sustain a head injury. Officers took the suspect to a nearby hospital where he was treated and, upon being medically cleared, was transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above charges.

TITLE 18 CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS CHAPTER 9 ASSAULT AND BATTERY 18-915A. Removing a firearm from a law enforcement officer. (1) A person may not knowingly remove or attempt to remove a firearm from the possession of another person if: (a)The other person is lawfully acting within the course and scope of employment; and (b)The person knows or has reason to know that the other person is employed as any of the following:(i)A law enforcement officer who, in an official capacity, is authorized to make arrests(2)A person who violates this section is guilty of a felony. 

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   Arrested: Erick Minani, 22, Boise

   Charges: Leaving the Scene of an Injury Accident (F)

    Boise Police responded to a report of a collision on the 2500 block of South Marlette Lane Friday, August 23rd, at approximately 2:30 p.m. According to witnesses who saw the crash at 9th and Royal Street the suspect left the scene of the collision without stopping. Two adult victims were transported to a local hospital with what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries at the time. A witness provided information that helped identify the suspect vehicle and driver. Officers located the suspect moments after the crash at a residence on West Fairview Avenue and conducted a thorough investigation. The suspect was later transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

TITLE 18 CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS CHAPTER 80 MOTOR VEHICLES 18-8007. Leaving scene of accident resulting in injury or death. (1) The driver of any vehicle that has been involved in an accident, either upon public or private property open to the public, who knows or has reason to know that said accident has resulted in injury to or death of any person shall: (a)Immediately stop the vehicle at the scene of the accident or as close thereto as possible. Every stop required under this section shall be made without obstructing traffic more than is necessary. (b)Remain at the scene of the accident until the driver has fulfilled all the requirements under this section. (c)Give his name, address, the name of his insurance agent or company if he has automobile liability insurance, and the motor vehicle registration number of the vehicle he is driving to the person struck, or to the driver or occupant of or person attending any vehicle collided with. (d)If available, exhibit his driver's license to the person struck, or to the driver or occupant of or person attending any vehicle collided with. (e)Render to any person injured in the accident reasonable assistance, including the conveying or the making of arrangements for the conveying of such person to a physician, surgeon, hospital or other medical facility, for medical or surgical treatment, if it is apparent that such treatment is necessary or if such conveying is requested by the injured person. (2)A violation of any provision of this section shall constitute a felony
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   Warrant Arrested: Jason T. Brown, 33, Star

   Warrant Charges:  Vandalism (F)

     The suspect was taken into custody on an outstanding felony warrant for Vandalism Saturday.

    The arrest warrant stems from an ongoing investigation into damage done at a Boise rental property in November of last year. Evidence indicates the suspect was involved in causing damage done to the property estimated to be more than $2,000.00. That investigative information was forwarded to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office and resulted in the felony warrant.

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   Warrant Arrested: Ryan M. Morse, 19, Boise

   Warrant Charges: Computer Crimes (F)

     The suspect was taken into custody on an outstanding felony warrant for Computer Crimes Sunday.

    The arrest warrant stems from an ongoing investigation into a crime that occurred on May 5th of this year. Evidence indicates the suspect, who is a former employee of a local company, used information obtained from the business to delete and alter computer files that are vital to the operation of the company. Employees discovered the crime and reported the incident to police on May 5th of this year. After a detailed investigation into the incident, that investigative information was forwarded to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office and resulted in the felony warrant.

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   Arrested: Jaryd N. Mcnatt, 23, Kuna

   Charges: Burglary (F), Grand Theft (F)

   Arrested: Tyler R. Burns, 23, Boise

   Charges: Burglary (F), Grand Theft (F)

   Arrested: Andrew R. Ennis, 24, Meridian

   Charges: Burglary (F), Grand Theft (F)

    Boise Police responded to a citizen report of suspicious activity in a parking lot at Five Mile and Overland Road Saturday August 24th. Officers located the vehicle, occupied by Tyler Burns. Officers quickly identified the vehicle as having been involved in a retail theft that had taken place earlier that day at a local merchant. Officers located the other two suspects in the immediate area on foot. Evidence indicates the suspects had been involved in the theft of dozens of Blu-ray discs valued at more than $1,000.00. After a detailed investigation into the thefts, the suspects were transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

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  Arrested: Brandon M. Shands, 21, No Known Address

  Charges: Burglary (F), Battery (m), Resisting and Obstructing (m), Providing False Information (m) 

  Warrant Charges: Probation Violation (F), Failure to Appear (m)

   Boise Police responded to a report of a theft at a retail store on the 100 block of East Myrtle Street Friday, August 23rd, at approximately 7:30 p.m. Store employees tell police that they witnessed the suspect conceal several items and then leave the store without paying for them. Loss prevention employees attempted to detain the suspect. At one point one of the employees tells officers the suspect kicked him. As officers began the investigation the suspect provided false identifying information to police. The suspect refused to obey instructions given by police. Officers believe the suspect entered the store with the intent to commit the theft resulting in the burglary charge. Once officers positively identified the suspect a check through Boise City Records indicated the suspect had two outstanding warrants for his arrest on probation violation and failure to appear charges. The suspect was transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

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  Arrested: Selma Pasic, 18, Boise

   Charges: Burglary (F)

   Boise Police responded to a report of a theft at a retail store on the 400 block of North Milwaukee Street Friday evening, August 23rd, at approximately 5:00 p.m. Store employees tell police that they witnessed the suspect conceal several clothing items and then leave the store without paying for them. Officers believe the suspect entered the store with the intent to commit the theft resulting in the burglary charge. The suspect was transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

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  Arrested: Ricky A. Oliver, 36, Garden City

  Charges: Burglary (F)

   Boise Police responded to a report of a theft at a retail store on the 8100 block of West Fairview Friday, August 24th, at approximately 11:00 a.m. Store employees tell police that they witnessed the suspect select a pair of sunglasses, remove the tag and exit the store without paying for them. Store employees detained the suspect until officers arrived. Officers believe the suspect entered the store with the intent to commit the theft resulting in the burglary charge. The suspect was transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

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  Arrested: Andrew R. Crosland, 18, Caldwell

  Charges: Burglary (F)

   Boise Police responded to a report of a theft at a retail store on the 8300 block of West Overland Road Sunday, August 25th, at approximately 4:00 p.m. Store employees tell police that they witnessed the suspect conceal items on his person and then leave the store without paying for them. Store employees recovered the items. Officers believe the suspect entered the store with the intent to commit the theft resulting in the burglary charge. The suspect was transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

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Release Prepared By:

Charles McClure

Boise Police Public Information