Boise Police Department
News Release

William L. Bones
Chief of Police

Contact: BPD Media Relations Office


Monday, October 02, 2017

Two suspects arrested after a stabbing on Saturday

Suspect: Roberto Sanchez, 32, Nampa

Charges: Aggravated Battery (F)

Suspect: Alejandro Aranda, 24, Greenleaf

Charges: Probation violation (F)

On Sept. 30th at 2:02 am Boise Police responded to a report of a stabbing following an argument on the 1500 block of W. Grove Street.  Before police arrived, the suspects left the scene in a black Escalade type SUV. The victims also left the scene and drove in a private vehicle to a local hospital. Two male adult victims received stab wounds that were considered serious but not life threatening.

Around 2:15 a.m. Boise Police saw the suspect’s vehicle on I-84 and initiated a traffic stop on Eagle Road near Magic View.  The driver and the passenger were taken into custody without incident.  After further investigation, the suspects were taken to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above charges.  Additional charges are pending and the investigation is ongoing.

Boise Police ask anyone who finds a discarded red T-shirt or knife in the area of 15th and Grove to call police.  Anyone with information is asked to call dispatch at 208-377-6790 or Crime Stoppers: at 208-343-COPS (2677),, or leave a tip using the “P3 Tips” app for your mobile device.