Boise Police Department
News Release

William L. Bones
Chief of Police

Contact: BPD Media Relations Office


Thursday, December 29, 2016

Update: Man with a gun arrested

Arrested: Andrew Garcia, 24, Boise

Charges: Unlawful possession of a weapon by a convicted felon (F), Warrant from the Idaho Dept. of Corrections.

On 12/28/16 Garcia was found to be in possession of a firearm. He had previously been convicted of a felony and was on parole. After an investigation, he was arrested for Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and on an Agents Warrant.  


 Previously released: Wednesday, December 28, 2016

A man on parole brandished a firearm during a family dispute at a building on S. Auto Drive around 8:15pm. Officers arrived on scene quickly and took the man into custody without incident. An investigation is underway and preliminary indications are that the suspect did not point the weapon at anyone. Charges are pending and more information will be released after further investigation.