Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Officers Arrest Man for Passing Counterfeit Checks; DUI with Meth and Marijuana Possession; BPD Daily Incident Report

Arrested: Gregory A. Mackay, 36, Albuquerque, NM

Charged: Burglary X2 (F), Possession of Forged Checks X2 (F), Possession of a Controlled Substance – Methamphetamine (F)

Boise Police Fraud Detectives have developed evidence linking Mackay to a series of crimes that have occurred in the Boise area over the past week.  On March 12, officers received a report that on March 10, a male subject had passed four suspicious checks at a retail store on North Eagle Road.  With the help of store employees, as well as employees from the same chain of stores in Albuquerque, New Mexico, detectives were able to identify Mackay as a suspect in passing the counterfeit checks.  On Monday, March 17, at 2:46 p.m., Boise Police detectives, working with the BPD Crime Prevention Unit and patrol officers were able to locate Mackay and take him into custody without incident. He was booked into the Ada County Jail on the above charges. During his arrest Mackay was found to be in possession of a small amount of methamphetamine.  Mackay remains under investigation. Additional charges may be filed. 

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Arrested: Michael J. Quigley, 33, Richfield, OH

Charged: Possession of a Controlled Substance – Methamphetamine (F), Possession of a Controlled Substance – Marijuana (m), DUI (m)

A Boise Police two officer unit on routine patrol observed a vehicle which was unable to maintain its lane while traveling northbound on North 27th Street near West Madison Avenue on Monday, March 17, at 11:35 p.m.  The officers stopped the vehicle and identified the driver as Quigley.  Quigley failed the offered field sobriety tests and the subsequent breath test, and was arrested for DUI.  Upon search incident to his arrest Quigley was found to be in possession of a baggie containing a small amount of marijuana.  Quigley was taken to the jail for booking.  Once at the jail, Quigley was also found to be in possession of another small amount of marijuana, and two gel capsules filled with methamphetamine.  All the substances field tested positive.  Quigley was booked into the Ada County Jail for the above charges.