Boise Police Department
News Release

William L. Bones
Chief of Police

Contact: BPD Media Relations Office


Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Robbery and drug possession charges; Daily incident report

   Arrested: Shawn M. Buroker, 24, Boise

   Charges: Robbery (F)

    Boise Police responded to a disturbance outside of a restaurant on the 500 block of North Orchard Street late last night, July 15th, at approximately 11:30 p.m. The victim tells police the restaurant had just closed when he became involved in an altercation with the suspect over an ongoing personal dispute. The suspect and the victim are known to each other. The victim tells officers that the suspect struck him and took his glasses off his face. The suspect then left the area on foot with the victim's glasses. Officers located the suspect approximately 30 minutes later in the area and conducted a detailed investigation into the incident. The suspect was transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

TITLE 18 CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS CHAPTER 65 ROBBERY 18-6501. Robbery defined. Robbery is the felonious taking of personal property in the possession of another, from his person or immediate presence, and against his will, accomplished by means of force or fear.


    Arrested: Donald J. Taylor, 41, Boise

    Charges: Possession of a Controlled Substance (Meth)(F), Probation Violation Warrant (F)

   Boise Police contacted the suspect after receiving a citizen report of possible drug activity near West State Street and West Bloom Street last night, July 15th, at approximately 8:30 p.m. As officers contacted the suspect, a check through Boise City Records indicated the man had an outstanding warrant for his arrest on Probation Violation charges. A search of the suspect's person revealed a glass pipe with meth residue and a small plastic bag containing approximately one gram total package weight of meth. 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