Boise Police Department
News Release

William L. Bones
Chief of Police

Contact: BPD Media Relations Office


Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Theft of jewelry and other items leads to Grand Theft arrest; Daily incident report

   Arrested: Ali A. Fathi, 21, Boise

   Charges: Grand Theft (F)

    Boise Police responded to a report of a theft at a residence in South Boise on June 3rd of this year. On that date, the victim told police several items had been stolen from her locked bedroom and a garage. Over the course of the investigation, officers determined the suspect, who is well known to the victim, had stolen several items and sold them to obtain cash. The items stolen include gold rings, electronics, and coins valued at more than $5,000.00. After a detailed investigation the suspect was taken into custody yesterday, July 16th, and transported to the Ada County Jail to be booked on the above listed charges.

TITLE 18 CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS CHAPTER 24 THEFT 18-2403. Theft. (1) A person steals property and commits theft when, with intent to deprive another of property or to appropriate the same to himself or to a third person, he wrongfully takes, obtains or withholds such property from an owner thereof.

TITLE 18 CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS CHAPTER 24 THEFT 18-2407. Grading of theft. Theft is divided into two (2) degrees, grand theft and petit theft. (1)Grand theft. (b)A person is guilty of grand theft when he commits a theft as defined in this chapter and when: 1.The value of the property taken exceeds one thousand dollars ($1,000);


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Release Prepared By:

Charles McClure

Boise Police Public Information