Boise dog owners will have the chance to talk with city representatives beginning today at Morris Hill Park. Boise Parks and Recreation – along with the Boise Police Department and Animal Control – will be visiting 10 off-leash areas for dogs. In the past, unleashed dogs have been a contentious issue in the city.
This week, Boise met the police department’s new L-G-B-T Liaison. The position isn’t new. But it takes on new significance, now that Boise has an anti-discrimination ordinance to protect gays and lesbians when it comes to employment and housing.
Katie Davey has been part of Victim’s Services at the Boise Police Department for a few months. Part of her job is helping those who've been victimized because of their sexual orientation.
Boise Police returned a stolen bike to a local woman this afternoon. The bike was one of about 50 stolen in a rash of thefts this spring, which included 13 Exergy race bicycles.
Detective Paul Jagosh says 29 bikes stolen in the Boise area have been recovered. The suspect in custody, Michael Lawrence, is cooperating with police to recover as many bikes as possible as part of his plea agreement.
Boise police officers found two pop bottle bombs this week in West Boise. Usually the bottles are designed to make a big bang, but in this case, they injured an officer.
Soda pop bottle bombs explode and make a loud bang. That seems to be why they’re so popular, especially among kids. Lynn Hightower with the Boise Police Department says officers will get a call about them about once a month. "They're unfortunately common in neighborhoods and communities around the country as they’re extremely easy to make.”