Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Alleged suspect uses sprinkler in Felony Malicious Injury to Property arrest; Daily incident report

   Arrested: Michelle E. Allison, 46, Boise

   Charges: Malicious Injury to Property (F)

    Boise Police Property Crimes Detectives arrested Michelle Allison yesterday, September 11th, as part of an ongoing investigation into an incident that took place on August 31st of this year. Boise Police received the report of vandalism on that date. According to the victim, someone pushed a garden hose into the victim's home through a dog door and turned on a sprinkler that ran for several hours. The home, located on the 5300 block of West Albion Court, received extensive water damage, including damage to the carpet and sheetrock walls. The damage repair and cleanup is estimated to cost approximately $15,000.00. Through the course of the investigation officers obtained evidence that indicates the suspect, who has an ongoing dispute with the victim, was involved in the vandalism at the home. 

   TITLE 18 CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS CHAPTER 70 TRESPASS AND MALICIOUS INJURIES TO PROPERTY 18-7001. Malicious injury to property. (1) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (2) of this section, every person who maliciously injures or destroys any real or personal property not his own, or any jointly owned property without permission of the joint owner, or any property belonging to the community of the person's marriage, in cases otherwise than such as are specified in this code, is guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be punishable by imprisonment in the county jail for up to one (1) year or a fine of not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000), or both. (2)A person is guilty of a felony, and shall be punishable by imprisonment in the state prison for not less than one (1) year nor more than five (5) years, and may be fined not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000), or by both such fine and imprisonment, if: (a)The damages caused by a violation of this section exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000) in value
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   Warrant Arrested: Robert O. Ford Frandsen, 22, Boise

   Warrant Charges:  Trafficking in a Controlled Substance (Meth)(F)

     The suspect was taken into custody on an outstanding felony warrant for Trafficking in a Controlled Substance yesterday.

    The arrest warrant stems from an ongoing investigation into the possession and sale of meth at a Boise home on the 1900 block of South Federal Way on August 19th of this year. Boise Police Neighborhood Contact Officers discovered the activities as part of a search warrant at the home. During the search officers recovered meth, marijuana and other drug related items from the residence. For additional details on the original search warrant See original BPD News Release issued on August 21sth 2013. During the course of that investigation, officers obtained evidence that the suspect had been involved in the sale of meth and other drugs at the home. That investigative information was forwarded to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office and resulted in the felony warrant. Further inquiries into this case should be directed to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office. 

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Release Prepared By:

Charles McClure

Boise Police Public Information