Boise Police Department
News Release

William L. Bones
Chief of Police

Contact: BPD Media Relations Office


Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Officers identify female passenger from early morning incident, still searching for aggravated battery suspect

Boise Police have identified the male suspected of hitting a Boise Police Officer with his vehicle while on a traffic stop this morning.  Officers are continuing to search for the suspect and hope to locate him with assistance from the public. 

Suspect Name:  Kyler Olsen, 24  (pictured below)

Current Warrants:  Aggravated Battery on an Officer (F), Failure to Appear for Sexual Battery of a Minor (F)  


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Suspect Description:  Olsen is described as being 6’ tall, weighing approximately 150 pounds, with brown hair and hazel-colored eyes.      


Suspect Vehicle:  He is likely driving a red, two-door Honda Civic with unknown plates.  (vehicle pictured)


olsens car 1  olsens car 2


Previous to the incident in Boise this morning, Olsen was wanted in Canyon County for felony Failure to Appear for Sexual Battery of a Minor.  Upon investigation of today's incident, an arrest warrant was issued for Olsen this afternoon for felony Aggravated Battery on an Officer. 


Call Police:  Anyone with information about the suspect’s whereabouts is asked to contact 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.


Officers have also identified the female in the previously released photo from this morning’s incident.  Detectives have spoken to her, and evidence indicates she was in the suspect’s vehicle when it struck the officer. She is a juvenile and the report will be routed to the prosecutor for charges.  


Thank you to the media and the public for helping to share the photo and sending in tips.