BOISE COUNTY -- A drunken brawl at the JR Simplot lodge of Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area ended with a 35-year-old Boise man in jail on misdemeanor charges of battery and drug possesssion.
Troopers with the Idaho State Police were called to Bogus Basin Sunday after a complaint of battery at the JR Simplot Lodge.
According to police reports, 35-year-old Luke Shaber was arrested for battery on a Bogus Basin employee, misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance, and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.
Shaber allegedly became violent after employees asked him to leave the bar due to his high level of intoxication. The fight broke out inside the main ski lodge during festivities that marked the end of the ski season at Bogus Basin.
He was booked into the Ada County Jail.