Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wednesday, December 04, 2013

Traffic stop leads to drug possession and battery on an officer charges; Daily incident report

    Arrested: Bailey J. Hammer, 26, Boise

    Charges: Battery on an Officer (F), Possession of a Controlled Substance (Marijuana)(m), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (m), Warrant charge for Failure to Appear (m)

   Boise Police on patrol observed a vehicle with no front license plate and conducted a traffic stop late last night, December 3rd, at approximately 11:50 p.m. near Franklin Road and Orchard Street. A check through Boise City records indicated the suspect had an outstanding warrant for her arrest on failure to appear charges. When officers attempted to search the suspect after her arrest she resisted. At one point, the suspect bent an officer's fingers back causing pain to the officer. The suspect had to be restrained before the search could be completed. A Boise Police K-9 alerted on the vehicle indicating the likely presence of drugs. A search of the vehicle revealed a small amount of marijuana and items of paraphernalia. The suspect was booked at the Ada County Jail on the above listed charges.

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   Arrested: Clayton D. Duncan, 41, Boise

   Charges: Trafficking in a Controlled Substance (Meth)(F), Possession of a Controlled Substance (marijuana)(m), Possession of Drug paraphernalia (m) Warrant charge for Failure to Appear (m)

   Arrested: Heather D. Shepard, 35, Garden City

   Charges: Trafficking in a Controlled Substance (Meth)(F), Possession of Drug paraphernalia (m)

    Boise Police assisted Idaho Probation and Parole agents on the search for a parole absconder at a hotel room on the 1600 block of West Main Street last night, December 3rd, at approximately 9:45 p.m. Officers located Clayton Duncan and Heather Shepard in the room along with approximately 45.4 grams of meth, a small amount of marijuana, and items of drug paraphernalia. After a detailed investigation into drug activity, the suspects were booked at the Ada County Jail on the above listed charges.

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   Warrant Arrested: Joshua Osborne, 20, Boise

   Warrant Charges: Possession of a Controlled Substance (meth)(F)

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

    The arrest warrant stems from an ongoing investigation into the possession of meth that officers located during a traffic stop in Boise on October 2nd of this year. Evidence indicates the suspect was in possession of a small amount of meth located during a traffic stop for driving at night with only one headlight. That investigative information was forwarded to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office and resulted in the felony warrant.

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Release Prepared By:

Charles McClure

Boise Police Public Information