Category: Boise

Second Pedestrian Passes Away After Feb. 27th Crash

The second pedestrian who was struck while crossing the street near W. Northview St and N. Milwaukee St. on Feb. 27th has passed away.  The man was 89-years-old.  His name will be released by the Ada County Coroner’s Office. The investigation remains ongoing. ————————————————————————— Previously Released: Friday, March 07, 2019 Boise Police have identified and […]

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Officers attempting to locate man wanted for window scam; Crime Prevention Tips

Boise Police officers are attempting to locate 57-year-old Tracy Rae Gibson, who currently has two felony warrants in Ada County in connection to multiple construction related scams.  Anyone with any information as to his whereabouts is encouraged to contact the Boise Police Department at 208-570-6000 or non-emergency dispatch at 208-377-6790.  What Happened:  Over the last […]

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UPDATE (photo) Investigators of vehicle vs. pedestrian crash hoping to speak with potential witness

Boise Police are continuing to investigate a fatal vehicle verses pedestrian crash on Feb. 27th at W. Northview St. and N. Milwaukee St.  Investigators are working on crash reconstruction and interviewing witnesses.  During the course of their investigation, detectives have obtained a surveillance photo of a possible witness that they would like to speak with […]

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UPDATE: Boise man suspected of rolling back odometers in custody

Boise Police patrol officers have taken Travis Brawley into custody on his warrant after he turned himself in on Tuesday afternoon.  Officers would like to thank the citizens and media members who assisted in this case.   —————————————– Previously Released: Tuesday, 2:30 p.m.  Suspect: Travis Brawley, 42, Boise   Charges: Grand Theft by deception (F), Vehicle Equipment […]

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2018 A Report To Our Citizens

The Boise Police Department is proud to release the 2018 Report to Our Citizens.  This report includes data from fiscal year 2018 and stories about some of our major initiatives and projects in 2018. You can download a copy by clicking on the photo below or pick up a copy at our police department 333 […]

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1994 Boise Cold Case Suspect Charged

Suspect: Lee Robert Miller, 54, Boise Charged:  Murder in the Second Degree (F) After 25 years, Boise Police detectives have charged Lee Robert Miller with Second Degree Murder following an investigation into the death of 49-year-old Boise resident Cheryle Barratt. Barratt was killed in April of 1994 and after years of being a cold case, […]

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UPDATE: Robert has been located, Officers thank the public for their assistance

Boise Police detectives are happy to report that 47-year-old Robert, who was reported missing and hadn’t been seen since Saturday, has been located and is fine.  Officers would like to thank the citizens who called in with information and assisted in locating Robert.  ————————————————————– Previously Released: Wednesday, 4:45 p.m.   Boise Police detectives are actively trying […]

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Search warrant at storage unit leads to heroin trafficking arrest

Arrested:  Vanessa L. Whalen, 26, Meridian Charged:  Drug Trafficking in Heroin (F), Possession of a Controlled Substance (F)   After receiving citizen tips and following a lengthy investigation into the sales of illegal narcotics, Boise Police Neighborhood Contact Officers and members of the Boise Area Narcotics Interdiction Team (BANDIT) carried out a search warrant on a […]

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UPDATE: Stabbing suspect located and taken into custody

Suspect: Rosario Gutierrez, 30, Boise Charges: Aggravated Battery (F) Boise Police officers located Rosario Gutierrez and took him into custody.  Gutierrez is facing a felony charge of Aggravated Battery.  Boise Police would like to thank the public and the media for calling in tips and assisting in the investigation. ————————————- Previously released January 19, 2019 […]

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Officers investigate stabbing downtown

Boise Police are investigating a stabbing that happened just after 3:00 pm in an alley off 11th St. between Main St. and Idaho St. A friend of the victim transported him to the hospital with injuries that initially do not appear to be life threatening. The victim is an adult male. Preliminary information indicates that […]

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BPD searching for suspected package thief

Boise Police are asking for the public’s help locating a suspected package thief. The suspect’s name is Jennifer Hays and she is believed to be driving a black four door Volkswagen Jetta. What Happened: Earlier today officers were made aware of multiple delivery boxes discarded at a Boise business. Upon investigation officers were able to […]

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Missing woman update, Emily has been found safe.

(due to a technical error, an old news release was previously sent out.) Boise Police are happy to report that Emily has been found and is safe.  We would like to thank everyone who sent in tips and helped with the investigation. —————————————————————————— Previously released: December 31, 2018 at 11:29 a.m. Boise Police are looking […]

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Sign up now for the BPD Citizen Police Academy

The Boise Police Department is happy to announce the next session of the Boise Police Department Citizen Police Academy.  Participants will have the unique opportunity to take an “inside” look at the Boise Police Department.  The goal of the Citizen Police Academy is to enhance communication between police officers and the public they serve by […]

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