Boise Police Department
News Release

William L. Bones
Chief of Police

Contact: BPD Media Relations Office


Friday, September 27, 2013

UPDATE: Arrest made in Deadly Hit & Run

Boise, Sept. 27, 2013 , 10:10 p.m. - Boise Police have arrested a man after a hit & run that left one man dead early yesterday morning.

Arrested: Gavin B. Haley, 31, Boise

Charged: Leaving the Scene of an Injury Crash (F)

Officers arrested Haley after he turned himself into Boise Police earlier this evening. As Haley was arriving at the police station, officers were arriving at Haley's Northwest Boise home after detectives gathered information that identified him as the suspect. Officers have seized Haley's vehicle, a 2003 black Land Rover as evidence in the case. The arrest came just hours after Boise Police publically released a detailed description of the suspect and suspect vehicle as a result of evidence gathered in the investigation.

Haley is accused of hitting a cyclist on State Street near North 30th at approximately 12:15 a.m. on Thursday, September 26th. The cyclist, Victor Haskell, 53 of Garden City was found on the roadway several hours later. He had died of his injuries.

Arraignment/ Additional Charges: It's expected the suspect will be arraigned Monday afternoon, September 30th.  Please check court calendars for confirmation. At that time, additional charges are possible pending review of the investigation by Ada County Prosecutors.

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