Boise Police Department
News Release

William L. Bones
Chief of Police

Contact: BPD Media Relations Office


Friday, September 20, 2013

UPDATE: Suspect Arrested; Bank Robbery Suspect Identified; Suspect believed responsible for two robberies in two days

 Boise, Sept. 20, 10:20pm - Boise Police have arrested the suspect wanted in Thursdays robbery of the bank on the 1100 block of Vista Avenue  The suspect, Jacob Dial was arrested just minutes ago at a fast food restaurant on Fairview Avenue in Meridian.

Boise Police want to thank Garden City Police, Meridian Police and agents with the FBI for assisting in the investigation that led to tonights arrest  

Charges: Currently the suspect, Jacob Dial faces one charge of felony robbery. Additional charges are possible  



Boise, Sept. 20, 2013, 8:35 p.m. - Boise Police have identified the suspect in Thursday robbery of a bank on the 1100 block of S. Vista yesterday. Officers believe he is the same man who robbed a credit union downtown today.

Boise Police have secured an arrest warrant for:092013 Dial AR Suspect

Suspect: Jacob Dial, 31, Boise

Charged: Robbery (F)

The warrant is in connection with Thursday's robbery. Again, officers believe Dial is also responsible for today's robbery.

Anyone with any information on Dial's whereabouts is urged to call police dispatch 377-6790. 


Previous Release:

Boise, Sept. 19, 2013 - Boise Police are searching for a man who robbed a Vista Avenue bank this afternoon. Boise Police are searching the area and working with other local law enforcement agencies to try and identify the suspect.

What Happened: Boise Police were called to the bank on the 1100 block of South Vista Avenue at 2:30 this afternoon. Witnesses say the man walked in and demanded cash. He left on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.

Suspect Description: Light skinned male, approx. 6' tall, short brown hair, appears to have a soul patch and unshaven, wearing a dark Old Navy hoodie, jeans and white tennis shoes with colored laces. He carried a pink reusable grocery bag.

Crime Stoppers: Anyone with information on who the suspect may be or his whereabouts is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 343-COPS, or log onto, or text CRIMES or 274637, subject: Tip236. Tips can also be made via the Crime Stoppers Facebook Page at  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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