Suspect charged with sexual abuse of a minor

August 20, 2019

Arrested: Bret Welty, 48, Boise

Charges: Sexual Abuse of a Minor under 16 years of age (F)

On August 10 at 1:00 am, Boise Police were dispatched to a report of a sexual abuse that reportedly occurred in a Boise home on August 9.  The alleged victim was under 16-years-old and was known to the suspect.  After an investigation, the suspect, Bret Welty, was placed under arrest for Sexual Abuse of a Child under 16-years-old and transported to the Ada County Jail.

Detectives investigating the report believe there is a possibility that there could be other victims.  Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers at 343-COPS (2677),, or leave a tip using the “P3 Tips” app for your mobile device.

Contact: Boise Police Media Relations

(208) 570-6180 |

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