Driver suspected of crashing into 11 vehicles located, in custody

February 19, 2020

The man suspected of crashing his Mustang into a truck and ten other cars in a parking garage before fleeing the scene was located and arrested Wednesday afternoon.

Arrested:  Demariea L. Dawkins, 27, Livermore, CA

Charged:  Malicious Injury to Property (F), Reckless Driving- 2nd Offense (m), Failing to Notify Upon Striking an Unattended Vehicle (m), Possession of an Open Container of Alcohol (m), Failing to Notify Upon Striking Fixtures (m), Agents Warrant (F)

Officers continued to investigate the crash, which occurred on Friday evening, and were able to locate evidence that the suspect may have left town but remained in the surrounding area, possibly near Idaho City.  With the assistance of the Boise County Sheriff’s Office, Dawkins was located and taken into custody on Wednesday afternoon.  He was transported to the Ada County Jail where he was booked for warrants related to the crash and fleeing the scene.

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Previously Released: Saturday--

Around 8 PM on Friday night, police responded to a hit-and-run in a parking garage on S. 9th St. The driver of a yellow mustang had struck 11 vehicles and fled the scene. One of the damaged vehicles was a truck, which the mustang dragged for a short time through the parking garage. Officers found the suspect’s vehicle abandoned near W. Eastover Terrace and there was additional damage to a light pole and a traffic control sign.  The Investigation is ongoing at this time. Officers are hoping to speak to Demariea Dawkins, who is the registered owner of the Mustang, as a person of interest.

Contact: Boise Police Media Relations

(208) 570-6180 | BPDMedialine@cityofboise.org

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