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Suspect in custody after pursuit leads to foot chase on Boise Bench

Boise Police
Posted at 4:46 PM, Jul 03, 2024

UPDATE: According to a release, Idaho State Police attempted to make a traffic stop on a Silver 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix for reckless driving.

Police say the driver, a 20-year-old male from Caldwell, failed to yield, and the trooper pursued the vehicle but pulled back when the driver went toward downtown Boise. The vehicle then crashed, caught fire, and started a brush fire.

According to police the driver fled on foot and was later apprehended by the Boise Police Department near the area of Lawrence Ave. and McMullen St. in Boise.
A second subject, a 20-year-old male from Caldwell, was taken into custody for aiding and abetting.

Both subjects are facing felony charges, and this incident remains under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

Police in Boise are responding to an active situation near the Cole Rd and Franklin Rd intersection following a chase on the I-84 on Wednesday, July 3.

ISP pursued a vehicle along the interstate before pulling off the roadway at the Cole Rd exit on the Boise Connector. The suspect then left his car and began to flee police on foot. Police have yet to capture the suspect.

The suspect has been described by the Boise Police Department as a black male wearing a black t-shirt and shorts.

Those in the area are asked to avoid interfering with the investigation and report potential suspect sightings to BPD. This article will be updated with details as they become available.