Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Monday, January 13, 2014

Fight over alleged drug deal ends in arrests; DUI arrest for medication inpairment; BPD Weekend Incident Report

Arrested: Alexander G. Allan, 26, Boise

Charged: Warrant - Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver (F), Possession of a controlled substance (m)

Boise Police received a call early this morning from a man reporting the theft of a cell phone with the suspect listed as a person of interest. Investigating officers located the suspect at a residence on the 100 block of South Orchard Street. In a check of the suspect's record, officers found the suspect, Allan had an outstanding felony warrant for his arrest for drug delivery charges from an investigation involving Meridian Police. The suspect was arrested on the warrant. In a search following his arrest, officers found the suspect in possession of a pill confirmed to be a Schedule III narcotic. Officers booked him into the Ada County Jail on the warrant and the additional misdemeanor controlled possession charge.

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Arrested: Anja Hasanovic, 21, Boise

Charged: Warrants - Forgery(F), Receiving fraudulently obtained goods (F), Faiilure to Appear 4 counts (m)

Boise Police received information last night that a woman with several outstanding felony arrest warrants was at a residence on the 2500 block of South Cloverdale Road. Officers confirmed the suspect, Hasanovic had a warrant for forgery and receiving fraudulently obtained goods. The warrant is connected to the suspect's alleged receipt of medical services using a fake identify. Officers were alerted to the initial crime by the victim in May, 2013 when the victim began receiving medical bills for services she did not receive. Boise Police patrol and financial crimes detectives investigated and forwarded their reports to Ada County Prosecutors naming Hasanovic as the suspect resulting in the arrest warrant. Officers had been unable to locate Hasanovic until last night. She was booked into the Ada County Jail on the outstanding warrants.

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Arrested: Rebecca J. Matney, aka Snodgrass

Charged: Grand Theft (F)

Boise Police were called Saturday, January 11 to a retail store in East Boise. Officers investigated evidence gathered by store managers that the suspect, a store employee had intentionally deceived a customer who purchased a $100 gift card by giving the customer a card that was not activated and using the money for the suspect's personal gain. When store managers were alerted to the case, they called police and desired prosecution. The suspect was booked into the Ada County Jail on the above charge.

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Arrested: Shauna L. Morris, 53, Nampa

Charged: DUI (m), Possession of a Schedule II Drug -  Methylin (F)

A Boise Police officer on patrol Friday, January 10 at 7:14 p.m. was advised by a witness that the driver of a white vehicle traveling on Orchard Street near Interstate 84 had struck the curb and blew a tire. The officer caught up to vehicle as it was stopping on the shoulder of I-84. The officer observed a woman getting out of the driver door with the vehicle running. The driver was identified as Morris. The officer immediately noticed the driver's speech was slurred and she was unsteady on her feet. An officer with the Boise Police Night STEP team, the specialized DUI team was called to assist, as well as a BPD officer who is a certified Drug Recognition Expert. The officers found evidence the driver was under the influence of medications which impaired her driving. Officers found her in possession of a pill identified as Methylin, a schedule II drug, which the suspect could not provide a prescription for. Officers charged the suspect with DUI and possession the controlled substance and booked her into the Ada County Jail. 

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Arrested: Chase A. Panda, 19, Caldwell

Arrested: Keegan Carl A. Perez, 22, Boise

Boise Charged: Criminal Conspiracy (F)

Boise Police were called to a physical fight in progress in a parking lot on the 8100 block of West Franklin Road Saturday shortly before 8:00 p.m. When officers arrived they found the two suspects and evidence the fight began over an alleged plan by both suspects to purchase Oxycontin. Officers charged the suspects with a felony, Criminal Conspiracy> Both suspects were booked into the Ada County Jail.

 18-1701. Criminal conspiracy defined. If two (2) or more persons combine or conspire to commit any crime or offense prescribed by the laws of the state of Idaho, and one (1) or more of such persons does any act to effect the object of the combination or conspiracy, each shall be punishable upon conviction in the same manner and to the same extent as is provided under the laws of the state of Idaho for the punishment of the crime or offenses that each combined to commit.

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Arrested: Jessica M. Redman, 26, Boise

Charged: Battery on a law enforcement officer (F)

A Boise Police patrol officer headed westbound on West Emerald Street at 1:42 a.m. Saturday was stopped for a red light at Roosevelt Street. The officer witnessed another vehicle on Emerald run the red light. The officer stopped the vehicle and identified the occupants of the car. The driver, Jason Whittier was arrested for violation of a No Contact Order, a misdemeanor. The front seat passenger was identified as Redman. Redman appeared to officers to be extremely intoxicated. Fearing she may try to drive away, an officer reached down to turn the engine off and secure the vehicle for safety reasons. Redman reached over from the passenger seat and punched the officer in the face causing a laceration to his lower lip and scratched his neck with her fingernails. The suspect was arrested for the battery on a police officer. Due to her intoxicated state and the brief struggle with the officer, officers took Redman to a nearby hospital to be checked and cleared by medical personnel prior to being booked into the Ada County Jail on the above felony charge.