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Suspect charged with multiple felonies after manhunt on Boise bench

Posted: 1:42 PM, Jul 28, 2019
Updated: 2019-07-29 00:33:30-04

BOISE, Idaho — 20-year-old Dakota Crockford, of Boise, is now charged with multiple felonies after leading Boise police officers on a manhunt Sunday afternoon in a Boise bench neighborhood.

Crockford is charged with Aggravated Assault (F), First Degree Stalking (F), and Resisting or Obstructing Officers.

Police say they received a report for an aggravated assault on Saturday, when Crockford allegedly forced a woman he know into his vehicle. The woman was able to escape.

Then Sunday, officers say the suspect was found near Gourley and Dorian on the Boise bench around 12:45 p.m. and took of running with a handgun.

Officers set up a perimeter between S Vista Ave and S Owyhee St, and W Overland Rd and Nez Perce St. and took Crockford into custody shortly after 2:00 p.m.