10-04-11 UPDATE: Officer Injured in Hit & Run Still
Boise, Oct. 4, 2011 - It was just more
than one month ago that Boise Police Officer Chris Cowling was
seriously injured when he was hit by a car while riding his bike in
Caldwell (news release issued by BPD Sept. 2, 2011). The
driver of the car left the scene following the collision.
As of this writing, Officer Cowling
remains hospitalized still recovering from his injuries. Officer
Cowling's family and all the Boise PD family appreciate the good wishes and prayers
sent by so many for his full recovery.
the investigating agency, the Caldwell Police Department issued the
following release again asking for citizens help in finding the
driver responsible in the hit & run involving Officer Cowling.
If anyone has any information that may be helpful to the
investigation, we urge you to contact Caldwell Police or call Crime
Stoppers at 343-COPS.
Caldwell Police Department: News
INCIDENT: Hit and Run
LOCATION: Manchester / Beech, Caldwell
SUSPECT(S): Light skinned female (appx. 25 yoa)
On September 1, 2011 at appx. 1:00 p.m., an off duty Boise
Police Officer was struck by a vehicle while riding his bicycle
near the intersection of Manchester/Beech in Caldwell. The
suspect vehicle, a maroon or red colored Pontiac Grand Am (model
year 1999-2005), being driven by a light skinned female, appx. 25
years of age with long dark hair, then fled the scene.
The victim, a veteran Boise Police officer, was left lying in
the street with traumatic head injuries. Caldwell Police
detectives need your help locating the suspect.
If you have any information relating to this incident, please
notify Caldwell Police at 455-3115 or Crimestoppers at 343-COPS.
A reward for information leading to arrest and conviction is
being offered and you can remain anonymous.