Boise Police Department
News Release

William L. Bones
Chief of Police

Contact: BPD Media Relations Office


Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Officers want your help identifying two suspects in a violent crime

   Boise Police Gang Detectives want your help locating two additional suspects involved in an aggravated assault that took place outside a nightclub on the 10,000 block of West Fairview Avenue on March 18th, at approximately 2:00 a.m. Witnesses tell police that three adult male suspects were involved in badly beating an adult male victim. During the investigation, the Boise Police Gang Unit developed information that the assault had gang overtones.

   Based on information from witnesses, the Boise Police Gang Unit was able to obtain an arrest warrant for Anthony Bernal. BPD Gang Detectives, working with The Ada Metro Task Force and Nampa Police arrested Bernal on May 1st on a Felony Warrant for Aggravated assault. (See news release dated May 2nd 2013)

   The Boise Police Department is still actively looking for the other 2 unknown male suspects in the aggravated assault.

  Suspect #1: The suspect is described as a heavy set adult male about 6’1” tall, medium to dark skin possibly in his early 20's. At the time of the incident he was wearing a grey shirt, blue pants and a grey hat.

  Suspect #2: The suspect is described as a slim build adult male possibly in his early 20's with light colored skin about 5’7” tall, light complexion, wearing a white shirt, “long” shorts with rolled up cuffs.

Officers are asking for any information the public can provide. Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact the Boise Police Department through Crime Stoppers or through non-emergency dispatch at 377-6790.

   Crime Stoppers: Anyone with information on the crime or who the suspects may be 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