Boise Police Department
News Release

William L. Bones
Chief of Police

Contact: BPD Media Relations Office


Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Suspect arrested after bag thefts at Boise Airport

Arrested: Gary Haller, 55, Meridian

Charges: Grand Theft (F) – 2 counts

Following an investigation and after receiving several tips from the public, Boise Police detectives arrested Gary Haller in connection to the theft of several bags of luggage from the Boise Airport.  The suspect was booked into the Ada County Jail on unrelated charges on Thursday, Oct. 26th.  He is still in the Ada County Jail. Boise Police are continuing to look for the female person of interest in the investigation.

The Boise Police Department would like to thank the public and the media for their help in identifying this suspect.  


Previously Released: Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Boise Police officers are investigating the theft of several bags of luggage from the Boise Airport two weeks ago.  Anyone who recognizes the pictured suspect or knows anything about the thefts is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 208-343-COPS.

What Happened:  Evidence indicates that the thefts occurred on October 8.  A male suspect can be seen throughout the day on surveillance video inside the Airport.  Evidence indicates the suspect stole at least four bags, from the baggage claim area as well as other parts of the Airport. 

Suspect Description:  The theft suspect is described as a white male adult with a slender build and a goatee.  He was seen wearing a hat and a button-up trench coat. 

bag theft 1 bag theft 2

bag theft 3

Person of Interest:  Officers are also trying to identify an unknown white female adult who is a person of interest in this case. 

Contact Crime Stoppers:  Anyone with any information about the male suspect or the female adult is asked to contact Crime Stoppers: at 208-343-COPS (2677),, or leave a tip using the “P3 Tips” app for your mobile device.