Suspects arrested after October Stabbing investigation

November 18, 2019

Arrested: George Bush, 18, Boise

Charges: Aggravated Battery with use of a deadly weapon (F)

Arrested: Sam Sessou-Djokoto, 18, Kuna

Charges: Aggravated Battery with use of a deadly weapon (F)

After weeks of investigation into a stabbing on October 26th, Boise Police have arrested two suspects on felony charges of aggravated battery with use of a deadly weapon.  Suspect George Bush was arrested on Friday, November 15th.  He was taken to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above charge.  Sam Sessou-Djokoto was arrested after the October 26th date on unrelated charges and was already in the Ada County Jail on November 15th when detectives charged him with a felony count of aggravated battery with use of a deadly weapon.

The two victims in the stabbing were treated and released from the hospital.


Previously Released: Oct. 27, 2019

At around 12:10 a.m. on Sunday morning, Boise Police patrol officers were dispatched to an area hospital where two adult males were each being treated for non-life threatening stab wounds.  The wounds were believed to be inflicted just before midnight in an altercation which occurred on the 2100 block of Illinois Avenue.  The suspect is unknown to the victims.  Officers responded to the reported scene of the incident but did not locate anyone who matched the description of the stabbing suspect.  Members of the BPD Violent Crimes Unit also responded to the scene and the investigation remains ongoing.

Suspect Description:  The stabbing suspect is described as being a black male adult.  He was wearing jeans and a gray hooded sweatshirt with the hood up.  A red bandanna was tied around his neck at the time of the altercation.

Call Dispatch:  Anyone with any information about the stabbing who hasn’t already contacted police, or anyone with information about the suspect is asked to contact non-emergency dispatch at 208-377-6790 or contact Crime Stoppers: by calling 343-COPS (2677), by visiting, or leave a tip using the “P3 Tips” app for your mobile device.

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Contact: Boise Police Media Relations

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