Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Officers find marijuana for sale at a daycare; BPD Daily Watch Log

Arrested: Korinne Jones, 28, Boise

Charged: Delivery of a Controlled Substance - Marijuana (F)

Citizen Tip of Drug Activity: On December 17, 2013, at 6:46 p.m. two Boise Police officers, including the area Neighborhood Contact Officer made contact with the resident of a home on the 1300 block of South Nash Street, near South Orchard and Kootenai Streets in Boise. The NCO had received information from a citizen that drug activity may be occurring in the home. As officers approached the home, they could smell the strong odor of marijuana. A woman identified as Jones allowed officers into the residence. Investigating officers quickly found evidence of marijuana use and marijuana packaged for sale. Officers seized approximately four grams of marijuana and associated paraphernalia from the residence.

Drug Activity Found in the Daycare: Upon their arrival, the officers also found three small children in the home, age 3 to six months. Information provided to the officers was the suspect and resident of the home, Jones, had been operating a daycare on the property. One of the children was also a resident of the home. Officers contacted the parents of the two other children, ages two and six months, who did not live in the home and were apparently clients of the suspect's daycare business. A parent of each of the children did immediately come to pick up their child during the investigation prior to the officers leaving.

Warrant Issued: Officers forwarded their reports to Ada County Prosecutors. On March 12, 2014 a warrant on the above charges with a $75,000 Bond was issued for the suspect. Officers contacted the suspect and urged her to turn herself in, which she did on Tuesday, March 18, 2014.  

Daycare License Suspended: Immediately following the investigation, on December 18, 2013, Boise Police contacted the Boise City Clerk's office reference the suspect's operation of a day care. Information provided to Boise Police from the Boise City Clerk indicates the suspect's daycare had been licensed with the City since June, 2013. Per Boise City Code regarding Child Care Facilities, the City Clerk's office immediately reviewed the police report, and on  December 20, 2013 visited the in-home facility and posted a notice of license suspension. Information given to officers is the suspect discontinued her in-home daycare business following her contact with officers on December 17, 2013. The license for the daycare remains suspended. 

Boise Police Neighborhood Contact Officers are dedicated liaisons between neighborhoods and the police department. Officers work with residents, other officers and city agencies to solve neighborhood problems that may be root causes of crime, issues like drug houses, burglaries, thefts, graffiti and other neighborhood safety concerns. To contact your Boise Police Neighborhood Contact Officer, log onto www.boisepolice.org and click on Neighborhood Services.

To report illegal activity:  If the activity is currently ongoing or is an emergency, please call 911.  Residents aware of illegal drug or any illegal or suspicious activity are urged to report it as soon as possible to Boise Police dispatch, (208) 377-6790, to Crime Stoppers at 343-COPS or at crimestoppersswidaho.org. Tips may also go directly to Neighborhood Contact Officers.

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Arrested: Amy E. Bond, 35, Boise

Charged: Possession of a Controlled Substance – Methamphetamine (F), Possession of a Controlled Substance – Marijuana (m), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (m), Resisting and Obstructing Officers (m)

Arrested: Andrew M. Cenarrusa, 37, Boise

Charged: Possession of a Controlled Substance – Marijuana (m), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (m)

Boise Police Officers served a search warrant at a residence near West Bloom Street and North Collister Drive on Wednesday, March 19, at 3:00 p.m.  The search warrant was in reference to an ongoing investigation into a crime resulting in over $1,000 of property damage.  As officers were attempting to serve the warrant, Bond attempted to push past officers and delay or deny them the opportunity to search the home.  Officers arrested Bond, who again resisted.  During the search of the home, officers located a small mirror containing methamphetamine residue, a “bud” (marijuana) weighing .7 grams, and numerous glass marijuana bongs with burnt marijuana residue in them.  All substances and burnt residue field tested positive.  Bond and Cenarrusa, who both live at the residence, were arrested and booked into the Ada County Jail for the above charges.  The investigation regarding reports of property damage related to the search warrant continues.