Boise Police Department
News Release

William L. Bones
Chief of Police

Contact: BPD Media Relations Office


Friday, March 10, 2017

Two-month investigation leads to felony stalking arrest; BPD Watch Log

Arrested: Brent Revai, 69, Boise

Charge: Stalking-first degree (F)

After a two-month investigation, Boise Police arrested a man in West Boise on a felony stalking charge. The investigation began in January when Neighborhood Contact Officers were made aware of a series of calls for service involving two nearby homes. The calls for service were a variety of calls that included stalking, vandalism, neighbor complaints and civil problems.   Over the course of the investigation, officers located evidence of stalking and identified a suspect, Brent Revai.  On March 9th an officer witnessed the suspect stalking the victim and watched the suspect’s car make an illegal u-turn.  Officers performed a traffic stop on the vehicle.  The driver of the vehicle allowed officers to search in his vehicle and officers found a loaded handgun and other evidence of stalking.  The suspect, Brent Revai, was arrested and booked into the Ada County Jail on the above charges.

18-7905.  STALKING IN THE FIRST DEGREE. (1) A person commits the crime of stalking in the first degree if the person violates section 18-7906, Idaho Code, and:

(d)  At any time during the course of conduct constituting the offense, the defendant possessed a deadly weapon or instrument;


Arrested: Tommy E. Tiedeman, 34 , Boise

Charges: IDOC No Bond Warrant (F), Failure to Appear (F)

At approximately 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 9th, Boise Police received a tip on the location of a wanted subject.  Boise Police, working with the US Marshals task force and the Ada County Sheriff’s Office ACTION Team, responded  to the area of South Janeen Street and West Malad Street.  Officers were able to locate the suspect, Tommy Tiedemann, and take him into custody without incident at a residence in the area.  Tiedeman was transported to the Ada County Jail and booked under the above charges.   

Officers would like to thank Crime Stoppers of Southwest Idaho, area media outlets, and citizens for assisting in the location and apprehension of the suspect.