Boise Police say they had to track down a motorcycle theft suspect who allegedly threatened his victim with a knife before charging the suspect with three felonies.
Police were called to a report of a theft in progress in the area of West State and North 13th streets Thursday night. That's where witnesses gave police a description of a man who reportedly had just tried to steal a motorcycle. But when the motorcycle owner approached the suspect, witnesses said the suspect pulled out a large knife and tried to attack the victim. Eventually, the suspect abandoned the motorcycle and walked away. But police spotted the suspect a short time later near South 16th and Grove streets.
George Hasty, 29, of Grandview is charged with felony counts of robbery, aggravated assault and attempted grand theft.
Boise Police said they were also called to a North Boise pharmacy Thursday, when a pharmacist reported a many trying to get Oxycodone with an allegedly fake prescription.
Jordan Grainger, 24, of Meridian was charged with felony counts of burglary and attempting to obtain a controlled substance by fraud.