Boise Police arrested 18 men and women over the holiday weekend, each charged DUI between Nov. 28 and Dec. 2. Law enforcement were participating in a statewide campaign aimed at drunk or impaired drivers
The arrests included:
46-year-old Michael Middlebrook of Boise who was stopped after traveling without headlights before entering I-84. Middlebrook failed field sobriety tests, blew a 0.16 blood alcohol level and had two prior DUI convictions.
27-year-old Jarrod Beasley of Boise was arrested following a crash in the neighborhood of South Manitou Avenue and Warren Street. Witnesses said the driver of a Chevy Blazer hit a parked van. When witnesses approached the vehicle, the driver pulled away. Beasley failed several field sobriety tests, blew a .277 BAC and was charged with DUI-excessive, failure to notify upon striking a fixed object and failing to notify upon striking an unattended vehicle.
Boise Police also report observing the driver of a car traveling at a high rate of speed through a gas station parking lot, failing to stop, and failing to use a turn signal. When police stopped the vehicle, they learned that the driver had a suspended license. They also discovered a glass pipe and three baggies containing a substance that tested positive for methamphetamine.
37-year-old David Gehrls of Boise was charged with driving with a suspended license and possession of meth and drug paraphernalia.
Boise Police also report observing another vehicle traveling without a headlight. The driver of the car was unable to provide proof of insurance and a Boise Police K 9 detected the odor of drugs. Officers discovered two large clear bags that contained marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Additionally, a passenger identified himself using a false name.
32-year-old Misty Doig of Boise was charged with trafficking marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Her passenger, 36-year-old Michael O'Brien of Boise, was charged with trafficking marijuana, false personation, probation violation and possession of drug paraphernalia.