Boise Police Department
News Release

William L. Bones
Chief of Police

Contact: BPD Media Relations Office


Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Intoxicated suspect kicks officer and Lewd Conduct warrant arrest; Daily incident report

   Arrested: Michael R. Evans, 42, Portland OR.

   Charges: Battery on an Officer (F) Battery (m)

    Boise Police responded to a report of a fight at a bar on the 800 block of West Broad Street last night, October 29th, at approximately 11:17 p.m. Witnesses tell police the suspect, who appeared to be very intoxicated at the time, began to argue and fight with patrons and a security guard. At one point witnesses say the suspect struck the security guard in the face, resulting in the battery charge. As officers contacted the suspect outside the bar he kicked an officer in the leg, resulting in the battery on an officer charge. The suspect was transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.


    Warrant Arrested: Karrar J. Mutlak, 25, Boise

    Warrant Charges: Lewd Conduct with a Minor under 16 (F)

    The suspect was taken into custody on an outstanding felony warrant for Lewd Conduct with a Minor under 16 on Monday October 28th. 

  The arrest warrant stems from a detailed investigation into allegations of inappropriate sexual conduct that reportedly took place at a Boise home on more than one occasion between June and August of this year. The crime was reported to police on August 15th. The suspect is well known to the victim and officers have no reason at this time to believe other victims are involved. That investigative information was forwarded to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office and resulted in the felony warrant. Further inquiries into this case should be directed to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office.

   The victim (and/or family) in this case is receiving support assistance through the Boise Police Department Victim Services Unit. To learn more about Victim Services log onto and click on Crime Victim Services.


   Warrant Arrested: Samantha M. Baldwin, 25, Caldwell

   Warrant Charges:  Grand Theft (F)

     The suspect was taken into custody on an outstanding felony warrant for Grand Theft Monday, October 28th.

    The arrest warrant stems from an ongoing investigation into money taken from the suspect's employer at the time. Evidence indicates the suspect used her position at a restaurant on the West Boise bench to conduct fraudulent refunds and obtain more than $20,000.00 in cash starting in January of 2012. The fraudulent activity was reported to police in August of this year and a detailed investigation began. The results of that investigation was forwarded to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office and resulted in the felony warrant.


    Arrested: Jonathan A. Cloud, 36, Garden City (Vehicle Passenger)K9-Kamo-SMALL.jpg

    Charges: Possession of a Controlled Substance (Meth)(F)

    Warrant Charges: Violation of a No Contact Order (m)

    Arrested: Amber D. Whiteaker, 26, Boise

    Charges: Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (m)

    Warrant Charges: Failure to Appear (m)

    Citation Issued: Debbie L. Duster, 56, Meridian (Vehicle Driver)

    Citation Charges: Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (m)

    Citation Issued: Joshua R. Abney, 30, Boise

    Citation Charges: Frequenting a Place Where Drugs are Used or Sold (m)

   Boise Police contacted the driver of a vehicle on the 9700 block of West Poppy Street yesterday afternoon, October 29th, at approximately 3:04 p.m. Officers contacted the driver, Debbie Duster, about a dog she had released to run on the street when the vehicle pulled up in front of a residence. During that contact, officers identified the passenger in the vehicle as Jonathan Cloud. A check through Boise City Records indicated that Jonathan Cloud had an outstanding warrant for his arrest on violation of a no contact order charges. A Boise Police K-9 named "Kamo" alerted on the vehicle, indicating the likely presence of drugs. A search of the vehicle revealed a glass pipe with Meth residue that officers believe belonged to the vehicle driver, Debbie Duster. Officers also located a small amount of meth that belonged to the vehicle passenger, Jonathan Cloud.

   During the course of the investigation officers received information that Amber Whiteaker could be located in the home the vehicle had arrived at. A check through Boise City Records verified that Amber Whiteaker had a current warrant for her arrest on Failure to Appear charges. Officers noted the distinct odor of burnt marijuana coming from the home as they contacted the suspect. Officers obtained consent to search the home from the homeowner. A search of the residence revealed a syringe and other items of drug paraphernalia. Joshua Abney, who was found at the home, was issued a citation for frequenting.

Jonathan Cloud and Amber Whiteaker were arrested and booked at the Ada County Jail on the above listed charges.

Debbie Duster and Joshua Abney were issued citations for the above listed charges. 


   Arrested: Aaron Crow, 23, Middleton

   Charges: 2 counts of Burglary (F)

    Boise Police responded to a report of a vehicle burglary at a residential complex near West Fairview Avenue and North Cole Road early yesterday morning, October 29th, at approximately 3:30 a.m. A victim tells police he witnessed two males breaking into cars in the parking lot and confronted them. According to the witness, the suspect's fled on foot. Officers located Aaron Crow moments later in a parking lot near the complex. Witnesses positively identified the suspect as one of the men who had been breaking into vehicles. Officers determined the suspect had entered two vehicles in the parking lot and recovered items that had been taken. The suspect was transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

TITLE 18 CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS CHAPTER 14 BURGLARY 18-1401. Burglary defined. Every person who enters any house, room, apartment, tenement, shop, warehouse, store, mill, barn, stable, outhouse, or other building, tent, vessel, vehicle, trailer, airplane or railroad car, with intent to commit any theft or any felony, is guilty of burglary.


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Release Prepared By:

Charles McClure

Boise Police Public Information