A Boise man was taken into custody overnight and charged with a felony count of attempt to influence a witness.
The arrest stemmed from an ongoing investigation into phone calls allegedly made while the suspect was incarcerated at the Ada County lockup. Boise Police said evidence indicates the suspect made efforts to contact and influence a witness involved in an ongoing criminal court case. The investigative information was forwarded to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office and resulted in the felony warrant.
36-year-old Joshua Scott of Boise was locked up again at the Ada County Jail and charged with intimidation of a states witness.