Boise Police report a pair of separate arrests where a Boise man and woman were each charged with battery on a police officer.
Police were called to the scene of a crash in the area near West Rose Hill and South Owyhee streets Jan. 21. That's where officers found a vehicle with extensive front end damage attempting to leave the area. Police determined that the driver had crashed his car across the yard of a residence, through a fence and into a parked car.
Police said the driver got out of his car and kicked in the front door of the house where he allegedly battered a resident. When police arrived on the scene, they say the suspect lunged at one of the officers, hitting the officer with his shoulder.
48-year-old Rodney Scrivener of Boise was charged with felony counts of battery on an officer and malicious injury to property and misdemeanor charges of reckless driving, leaving the scene of an accident and unlawful entry.
A short time later, Boise Police said they assisted an Ada County Sheriff's Deputy in a traffic stop on South Broadway Avenue. Upon contact with the driver, officers said they could smell the odor of alcohol. Additionally, the driver failed field sobriety tests.
Police said the female driver resisted arrest and kicked one of the officer in the leg and kicked another officer at the Ada County Jail. The driver also had two prior DUI convictions.
34-year-old Jennifer Wood of Boise with charged with felony counts of DUI and two counts of battery on a police officer and a misdemeanor charge of resisting and obstructing.