Boise Police Department
News Release

William L. Bones
Chief of Police


Contact: BPD Media Relations Office
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Officers investigate grassfire, arrest man on arson/graffiti charges; BPD Watch Log

Arrested:  Timothy J. Wagner, 22, No known address

Charged:  Arson III (F), Malicious Injury to Property (m)

Boise Police officers responded to a call of a grass fire in a field near the intersection of Fairview Avenue and 24th Street at 1:04 a.m. on Wednesday.  The fire was quickly extinguished by members of the Boise Fire Department.  Witness statements indicated a man had intentionally set the fire, and patrol officers located a man matching a description of the suspect in the area.  Officers spoke to the suspect, identified as Wagner, and later took him into custody for the arson.  During the course of the investigation, officers also located evidence that indicated Wagner had also spray painted an electrical box at the intersection of 13th Street and Myrtle Street earlier in the night.  Officers transported Wagner to the Ada County Jail where he was booked under the above charges.             

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Arrested:  Donald E. Davis Jr., 48, Boise  

Charged: Possession of a Controlled Substance (F), Parole Violation (F)

Arrested:  Amanda L. Fisher, 34, Boise  

Charged:  Possession of a Controlled Substance (F), Parole Violation (F) 

After several months of investigating and receiving a warrant, Tuesday evening members of the Boise Police BANDIT (Boise Area Narcotics and Drug Interdiction Task Force) team conducted a search of a hotel room located on the 2500 block of South Vista Avenue.  When officers served the warrant they found one occupant of the room, identified as Davis Jr., to have an active parole violation warrant.  Officers placed Davis Jr. under arrest and found him to be in possession of over three grams of a crystal substance which tested presumptive positive for methamphetamine.  While searching the room officers also located approximately 12 grams of meth which evidence indicated belonged to the other occupant, identified as Fisher.  Officers also located other drug paraphernalia items, as well as a spray canister with a false top used to conceal some of the narcotics.  Officers booked Davis Jr. and Fisher into the Ada County Jail under the above charges.  

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