Boise Police Officer struck by SUV evading traffic stop

Officer OK'd by hospital to go back to work
Posted at 1:46 PM, Dec 02, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-02 15:48:47-05

A Boise Police Officer was struck by a suspect who evaded police several times driving an SUV this morning. The officer has been cleared to go back to work after a visit to the hospital, and is expected to return to work soon.  

Daniel Angel Avila, 20, of Meridian was placed under police custody and faces multiple charges including aggravated battery upon an officer. Other charges include misdemeanor marijuana possession, other misdemeanors, and multiple felonies. 

BPD says he took off after being pulled over for a non-functioning headlight.

Cody Rose Belcher, 31, of Boise, was also arrested.  She is charged with resisting or obstructing officers during an arrest.