Boise Police Department
News Release

William L. Bones
Chief of Police

Contact: BPD Media Relations Office


Monday, December 06, 2010

Officers arrest suspect in stabbing

12-06-10 Officers arrest suspect in stabbing

    Boise, Dec. 6, 2010 - Boise Police arrested a man overnight and charged him with Aggravated Battery after he allegedly stabbed an acquaintance with a knife.

    Arrested: Timothy Dennis, 23, Boise
    Charge: Aggravated Battery (F)

    Boise Police were called by a witness to a fight occurring at a home near S. Columbus and W. Targee streets at 1:27 a.m. this morning. Officers hastened their response when the witness told dispatchers a man had been stabbed.

    Officers arrived and found a man lying on the front porch with what appeared to be a stab wound to his stomach and a smaller wound to his back. He was transported by Ada County paramedics to St. Alphonsus hospital where he remains. His condition at this time in unknown. 

    Officers found three other adults also at the home, a male and female, and later a BPD K9 Ruwa located a man hiding under a tree nearby.
After investigating, officers believe the victim and the female, who both live in the home where the stabbing occurred and are in a domestic relationship, were in an argument. The female called two other males to come to her aid. When the other two males arrived, including the suspects, Timothy Dennis, the suspect and victim became involved in a fight that ended in the stabbing. The suspect was booked into the Ada County Jail on the felony charge. Officers have found what they believe to be the knife used in the crime.

    Other arrests:The male found hiding under the tree,Ronnie E. Dennis, 21 of Boise, was arrested by officers on unrelated misdemeanor charges including an outstanding warrant for his arrest.

    The female who lives at the home,Tiffany J. Dennis,25 was arrested on two misdemeanors, Resisting and Obstructing officers and Battery upon a law enforcement officer, after she struggling with officers and threw a chair at one officer during the investigation.