Boise Police Department
News Release

William L. Bones
Chief of Police

Contact: BPD Media Relations Office


Thursday, October 26, 2017

Officers investigate additional BB gun vandalism reports

Boise Police officers are investigating several more reports of vandalism that appeared to be caused by a BB or pellet gun to separate businesses and vehicles across Boise.  The recent cases of vandalism happened on October 24 and October 25.  Once again, the recent reports occurred along State Street and into the Downtown area.  Damaged windows were also located on the Boise Bench on Vista Avenue and Orchard Street.  In total, the windows of 34 businesses or vehicles have been shot and damaged in the past week. 

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Suspect Information:  In the original spree of BB gun vandalisms on October 18, officers received information that an unknown number of suspects were driving in a blue or dark green Ford Explorer or Chevrolet SUV with no rear plate at the time.  

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Call Crime Stoppers:  Anyone in the area who believes their property has been vandalized is urged to file a police report by calling dispatch at 208-377-6790.  If anyone has any information about the person or persons responsible for shooting windows with a BB gun, they are urged to contact Crime Stoppers: at 208-343-COPS (2677),, or leave a tip using the “P3 Tips” app for your mobile device.    

Officers would also like to hear from anyone who may have surveillance video in the area near where the vandalism occurred on the 24th and 25th.  

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