Idaho


Gunman’s Wife Pleads Innocent

TUESDAY, JUNE 27, 1995

The wife of a man who shot an Idaho State Police trooper near Ashton last month has pleaded innocent to charges connected with the attack.

Cindy Bosserman, 19, was returned to the Fremont County Jail in lieu of $100,000 bond after appearing Monday before 7th District Judge Brent Moss. No trial date was immediately set.

Fremont County Deputy Prosecutor Stefan Farr said Bosserman pleaded innocent to charges of aggravated battery and eluding a police officer.

Her late husband, Steven Bosserman, 24, fired four shots on May 29 at Idaho State Police Cpl. Ismael “Junior” Gonzales on U.S. Highway 20 south of Ashton. Gonzales was saved by his bulletproof vest.

The trooper testified at Cindy Bosserman’s preliminary hearing earlier this month that she and her husband were talking as he approached their Jeep, and that Bosserman turned her head away as if to hide her face just before the shooting.

Bosserman killed himself early May 30 during a standoff with police a few miles away.

Florida authorities believe Bosserman aided in the March 1 escape of her husband from a work camp there.



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