Boise Police: Woman Downed Box Of Wine in Store Bathroom


Karen King, 48, is charged with felony burglary.

A Boise woman is behind bars after being charged with stealing from a convenience store near Cole Road and Denton Street late Thursday night.

But after allegedly stealing a box of wine from the store, witnesses said she didn't even want to wait until she got home to partake in the grape. Instead, they said she went into the store's bathroom, drank the wine, left the box on the floor and walked out of the business.

Boise Police located the suspect moments later and was taken into custody without incident. The suspect was transported to a local hospital to be medically cleared due to her level of intoxication. She was later transported to the Ada County Jail.

48-year-old Karen King of Boise was charged with a felony count of burglary.