Boise Police Department
News Release

William L. Bones
Chief of Police

Contact: BPD Media Relations Office


Thursday, February 02, 2012

Aggravated Battery warrant arrest and Grand Theft; Daily incident report

02-02-12 Aggravated Battery warrant arrest and Grand Theft; Daily incident report

  Warrant Arrested: Michael B. Hope, 27, Downers Grove IL.

  Warrant Charges: Aggravated Battery (F)

    The suspect was taken into custody on an outstanding felony warrant for Aggravated Battery early this morning.

   The arrest warrant stems from an ongoing investigation into an incident that took place at a Boise home on December 29th of last year. On that date, evidence indicates the suspect was involved in a physical fight with a family member over an ongoing issue. At one point, witnesses say the suspect struck the victim, an adult male, repeatedly in the face causing damage to the victims face and head. That investigative information was forwarded to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office and resulted in the felony warrant.

TITLE 18 CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS CHAPTER 9 ASSAULT AND BATTERY18-907. Aggravated battery defined.(1) A person commits aggravated battery who, in committing battery: (a)  Causes great bodily harm, permanent disability or permanent disfigurement;


   Arrested: Jess B. Mcginley, 46, Emmett

   Charges: Grand Theft (F), Computer Crime; Use of a Computer to Defraud (F)

    Boise Police received a report of suspected fraud from an employer on the 500 block of South Vista Avenue yesterday, February 1st, at approximately 11:50 a.m. Through the course of the investigation, Boise Police Financial Crimes Detectives obtained evidence that the suspect, an employee at the time, had used computers to defraud the company and obtain money. Evidence indicates this activity has taken place over a period of at least three years and the suspect may have taken more than $200,000.00 from the business. After a detailed investigation, the suspect was transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

TITLE 18 CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS CHAPTER 22 COMPUTER CRIME18-2202. Computer crime.(1) Any person who knowingly accesses, attempts to access or uses, or attempts to use any computer, computer system, computer network, or any part thereof for the purpose of: devising or executing any scheme or artifice to defraud; obtaining money, property, or services by means of false or fraudulent pretenses, representations, or promises; or committing theft; commits computer crime.


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Release Prepared By:

Charles McClure
Boise Police Public Information