Boise Police Department
News Release

William L. Bones
Chief of Police


Contact: BPD Media Relations Office
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wednesday, June 06, 2018

BPD Watch Log: Bus rider arrested after driver signals others to call police; Man who eluded police taken into custody later that day

Arrested: Nzansabandi Niyomugabo, 21, Boise

Charged: Assault or Battery upon certain personnel (F), Resisting or obstructing officers (m), Malicious Injury to property (m), Disturbing the peace (m)

At 6:52 on Tuesday night Boise Police responded to a problem subject on a bus near Front St. and 10th St.  Dispatch was contacted by the bus driver and other drivers who saw that the front of the city bus had a sign flashing that said call police.  The bus driver reported to dispatch that the subject was being belligerent and harassing other passengers.  At some point the subject also broke the driver’s side window of the bus by punching it.  The bus pulled over and when police arrived the suspect was standing in traffic on Front St. in front of the bus.  An officer made contact with the suspect and attempted to calm him down.  He refused police commands and was escorted to the sidewalk.  The suspect continued to be uncooperative while officers interviewed witnesses and investigated the incident.  As officers attempted to take the suspect into custody, he bit one of the officers fingers.  The suspect was arrested on the above charges and booked into the Ada County Jail. 

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Arrested:  Daniel L. Hall, 39, Caldwell

Charged:  Flee or Attempt to Elude a Police Officer (F), Resisting or Obstructing Officers (m), No Contact Order Violation- Two Counts (m), Failure to Appear- Two Counts (m), Probation Violation (m)  

On Tuesday morning Boise Police Patrol officers responded to the parking lot of a business on the 2500 block of Airport Way after receiving information that a man with three misdemeanor warrants was at that location.  The suspect, identified as Daniel Hall, was also under investigation for violating a no contact order twice.  As officers approached the parking lot they saw the suspect vehicle flee from them at a high rate of speed.  For safety concerns, officers did not pursue. 

Patrol officers were able to locate the suspect again just before midnight on Tuesday in the parking lot of a hotel on the 8000 block of Overland Road.  As officers approached the suspect and attempted to take him into custody he struggled and resisted them, refusing to follow commands.  After a brief struggle officers were able to place him under arrest.  Hall was transported to the Ada County Jail under the above charges.