Boise Police Department
News Release

William L. Bones
Chief of Police

Contact: BPD Media Relations Office


Wednesday, December 05, 2012

Detectives are looking for your help!

    Boise Police detectives are asking for your help in identifying the person, or persons who caused more than $5,000.00 in damage to a public school building in Boise.

   Employees at Garfield Elementary School on the 1900 block of South Broadway Avenue discovered the damage early in the morning on November 30th and called police. Evidence suggests the person, or persons attempted to gain entry into a portable classroom building on the school grounds, breaking a reinforced glass window in the first attempt. The suspect or suspects then gained entry to a second portable classroom building by breaking through a double pane glass window. While inside the building the suspect or suspects threw computer equipment on the floor, tore wiring covers off the walls, threw items around the room, and shredded an American flag hanging on the wall. 

  Anyone with any information on this case is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 343-COPS, or log onto, or text CRIMES or 274637, subject: Tip236. A citizen can remain anonymous. A reward of up to $1,000 is offered by Crime Stoppers for information leading to the arrest of criminal suspects.

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Release Prepared By:

Charles McClure

Boise Police Public Information