Officers make arrest after aggravated assault investigation

September 23, 2020

Arrested: Robert Hower, 26, Boise

Charges: Aggravated Assault (F)

On Friday 9/18/2020 around 11:30 p.m. Boise Police responded to a report of an armed subject on the 6600 block of W. Fairview Ave. An initial investigation showed that the driver of the first vehicle honked at a second vehicle to move forward at a nearby business.  Evidence showed that the driver of the second vehicle moved forward and then exited the vehicle with a handgun and began yelling at the occupants of the first vehicle.  After receiving a description of the suspect and the suspect’s vehicle, Boise Police were able to identify the suspect as Robert Hower.  Detectives conducted additional investigation and on 9/22/2020 with the assistance of the US Marshal’s Greater Idaho Fugitive Task Force, Hower was located and taken into custody that afternoon.  Officers booked Hower into the Ada County Jail on a charge of felony aggravated assault and a probation violation warrant.

Contact: Boise Police Media Relations

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