Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Friday, October 18, 2013

Two Boise Police K9's help officers make several drug arrests overnight; Daily incident report

    Arrested: Vincent R. Soto, 20, CaldwellK9-TURK (2)SMALL.jpg

    Charges: Possession of a Controlled Substance (Meth)(F), Possession of a Controlled Substance (Marijuana More than 3 Ounces)(F), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (m), Providing False Identifying Information (m)

    Arrested: Leopoldo Hinojosa Jr, 20, Middleton

    Charges: Frequenting a Place Where Drugs are Used or Sold (m)

    Arrested: David Ramirez, 20, Notus

    Charges: Frequenting a Place Where Drugs are Used or Sold (m)

   Boise Police on patrol observed an adult male who appeared to duck down and hide from the officer as he approached in his marked patrol car on the 4300 block of West State Street early this morning, October 18th, at approximately 1:33 a.m. As the officer exited his patrol car he noticed the strong smell of marijuana come from the vehicle the suspect had ducked behind. The officer found two additional suspects inside the vehicle and requested a Boise Police K9. As officers talked to the suspects, a Boise Police K9 named "Turk" alerted on the vehicle, indicating the likely presence of drugs. A search of the vehicle revealed approximately 395 grams (just under a pound) total package weight of marijuana, approximately 2 grams of meth, pipes and other items of drug paraphernalia. One of the three suspects, later identified as Vincent Soto, provided false identifying information to police. During the course of the investigation officers obtained evidence that indicates the drugs belonged to Vincent Soto. All three suspects were booked at the Ada County Jail on the above listed charges.

TITLE 37 FOOD, DRUGS, AND OIL CHAPTER 27 UNIFORM CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ARTICLE IV 37-2732. Prohibited acts A - (e)If any person is found to possess marijuana, which for the purposes of this subsection shall be restricted to all parts of the plants of the genus Cannabis, including the extract or any preparation of cannabis which contains tetrahydrocannabinol, in an amount greater than three (3) ounces net weight, it shall be a felony and upon conviction may be imprisoned for not more than five (5) years, or fined not more than ten thousand dollars ($10,000), or both. 

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    Arrested: Michael S. Inglis, 40, Nampa
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    Charges: Possession of a Controlled Substance (Meth)(F), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (m)

    Arrested: Tonya M. Schlichter, 30, Nampa

    Charges: Possession of a Controlled Substance (Meth)(F), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (m)

   Boise Police on patrol observed two suspects going through a dumpster with flashlights behind a closed business on the 10000 block of West Fairview Avenue last night, October 17th, at approximately 9:24 p.m. As officers contacted the suspects, a Boise Police K9 named "Jardo" alerted on the suspect's vehicle, indicating the likely presence of drugs. A search of the vehicle revealed a pipe and small plastic bag with meth residue on them. After a detailed investigation, the suspects were booked at the Ada County Jail on the above listed charges.

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Release Prepared By:

Charles McClure

Boise Police Public Information