Boise Police Department
News Release

William L. Bones
Chief of Police


Contact: BPD Media Relations Office
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Neighborhood policing effort leads to numerous felony arrests

In response to several concerns from residents in the area, Boise Police Neighborhood Contact Officers and Patrol officers conducted neighborhood policing in the area north of Fairview Avenue and Fry Street on Tuesday afternoon.  Officers made several traffic stops on vehicles leaving that area which resulted in multiple felony arrests     
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Arrested:  Timothy I. Jones, 29, Boise 

Charged:  Drug Trafficking in Heroin (F)

Boise Police officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for an infraction near the intersection of Five Mile and Fairview at 3:15 p.m. on Tuesday.
Drug detection K9 “Rosco” and his handler also responded to the stop and an open air search around the vehicle resulted in a positive alert.  Officers searched the vehicle and located a folded piece of tinfoil containing several individually wrapped pieces of a substance which tested presumptive positive for heroin.  A search of the driver of the vehicle revealed a plastic baggie containing a large amount of suspected heroin.  The heroin weighed over 31 grams, well over the amount necessary to make the charge felony trafficking.  Officers placed the suspect, identified as Jones, under arrest and transported him to the Ada County Jail where he was booked under the above charges. 

Arrested:  Cara M. Holland, 26, Caldwell

Charged:  Possession of a Controlled Substance (F), Criminal Possession of a Financial Transaction Card (F), Driving Under the Influence (F)

Officers conducted a stop on an SUV at the intersection of Cole and Northview at 4:26 p.m. for displaying fictitious plates.  An open air check around the vehicle by a K9 resulted in an alert.  A search of the vehicle revealed a plastic baggie containing a white powdery substance which tested presumptive positive for meth.  A credit card which was reported stolen was also located inside the vehicle.  A records check of the driver, Holland, confirmed that she had a felony driving under the influence warrant out of Canyon County.        

Arrested:   David S. Lester, 26, Meridian  

Charged:  Possession of a Controlled Substance (F), Fugitive to Idaho (F)    

Arrested:  Antonia Loera, 29, Boise   

Charged:  Probation Violation (F)

Boise officers conducted a stop on a vehicle with an expired license plate at the intersection of 37th Street and Chinden Avenue at 6:10 p.m.  When officers spoke with the driver, identified as Lester, they discovered he had an active felony warrant out of the State of Oregon.  Officers placed Lester into custody, and a search of his person revealed several pills in his possession without a prescription.  Lester was transported to the Ada County Jail.  Loera was also arrested on a felony probation violation charge.      

Arrested:  Gertine Wood, 32, Meridian      

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

BPD Officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle that was not registered near the intersection Fairview and Maple Grove at 6:32 p.m.  A K9 open air search around the vehicle resulted in a positive alert and a search of the vehicle revealed a glass smoking pipe next to the driver’s seat.  Inside the pipe, officers located a white crystal substance which tested presumptive positive for meth.  Officers transported the driver, identified as Wood, to the Ada County Jail under the above charges.          

Arrested:  Luis A. Juarez, 29, Boise     

Charged:  Possession of a Controlled Substance (F)

As officers were conducting a traffic stop near the intersection of Morris Hill and Orchard  at 7:40 p.m. they could see in plain view a marijuana smoking pipe.  A search of the vehicle also revealed a plastic baggie containing a crystal substance which tested presumptive positive for meth.  Officers placed the driver of the vehicle, identified as Juarez, under arrest and transported him to jail.