Boise Police Department
News Release

William L. Bones
Chief of Police

Contact: BPD Media Relations Office


Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Drug possession, Grand Theft and Forgery arrests; Daily incident report

    Arrested: Curtis R. Combs, 29, Boise

    Charges: Possession of a Controlled Substance (Meth)(F), Possession of a stolen Financial Transaction Card (F), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (m)

   Boise Police received a citizen report of possible drug activity taking place at a residence on the 7300 block of West Limelight Court on Monday afternoon, January 21st, at approximately 1:00 p.m. Officers who responded to the residence received permission from the homeowner to make a search. Officers recovered a small amount of Meth, syringes and other items of drug paraphernalia belonging to Curtis Combs. Officers also recovered a stolen financial transaction card the suspect had on his person. The suspect was booked at the Ada County Jail on the above listed charges.


   Warrant Arrested: Benjamin D. Sparrow, 34, Boise

   Warrant Charges: Grand Theft (F)

     The suspect was taken into custody on an outstanding felony warrant for Grand Theft yesterday.

    The arrest warrant stems from an ongoing investigation into a stolen check. Evidence indicates the suspect used the stolen blank check to obtain more than $3,000.00 in cash in August of this year. That investigative information was forwarded to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office and resulted in the felony warrant.


    Arrested: Jose L. Teron-Cruz, 27, Boise

    Charges: Forgery (F), Failure to Purchase a Valid Driver's License (m), Providing False Information to Police (m), Failure to Maintain Insurance (m), 2 Warrant charges for Failure to Appear (m)

   Boise Police observed a vehicle with cancelled license plates near Maple Grove and Emerald Street and conducted a traffic stop Monday evening, January 21st, at approximately 11:00 p.m. The suspect provided false identifying information to police, including a forged Mexican driver's license. The suspect was arrested for failure to purchase a driver's license and possession of a forged official document. Officers determined the suspect had warrants for his arrest on failure to appear charges. The suspect was booked at the Ada County Jail on the above listed charges.


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Release Prepared By:

Charles McClure

Boise Police Public Information