Boise Police Department
News Release

William L. Bones
Chief of Police


Contact: BPD Media Relations Office
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Monday, September 11, 2017

BPD Watch Log: Armed Robbery suspect arrested; Man wanted in Oregon arrested on rape charges in Idaho

Arrested: Dustin Drake, 22, Boise

Charges: Robbery (F)

On Sept. 9, at 9:48 p.m. Boise Police were dispatched to an armed robbery at a business on the 6800 block of State Street.  The victim says he was robbed by a man with a large knife. The suspect was a white male who was wearing a red bandanna over his face, a gray hoodie and gray shorts.  A witness saw the suspect leave in a nearby vehicle and gave police a description of the vehicle and a license plate number.  A short time later officers found the suspect’s vehicle and initiated a traffic stop near 36th and Plant Street.  After an investigation, the suspect was booked into the Ada County Jail on the above charge.

Boise Police were able to recover some evidence that was thrown from the suspect’s vehicle before the traffic stop but are still looking for a few items.  Police are asking anyone who lives near State Street, Gary Lane, Hill Road and Collister Drive  to be on the lookout for a charcoal gray or dark colored hoody sweatshirt and a red bandanna type cloth.  Anyone with information about these items or the suspect is asked to call Crime Stoppers: at 208-343-COPS (2677), www.343COPS.com, or leave a tip using the “P3 Tips” app for your mobile device. 

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Arrested: Allen Hernandez, 54, Boise

Charges: Rape (F), Fugitive to Idaho (F)

On Sept. 7, at 10:47 p.m. Boise Police were called regarding a report of a rape near the river in Boise.  The victim says she was assaulted by an acquaintance later identified as Allen Hernandez.  Boise Police began an investigation and were able to locate Hernandez on Sept. 8th around 9:30 am near 16th and Idaho St. and arrest him.  Hernandez is also wanted on a $1,775,000 bond out of Multnomah County. After further investigation, Hernandez was booked into the Ada County Jail on the above charges.  The victim was cared for and interviewed by detectives at FACES in downtown Boise.

FACES of Hope Victim Center offers a safety net of support by providing emergency services to victims of crime.  FACES offers a one stop triage center, where community partner agencies come together to best meet the unique needs that a crime victim experiences. http://facesofhopevictimcenter.org/