top story Boise man arrested on allegations of sexually assaulting young Kuna girl multiple times since 2013 Apr 18, 2017 (…) × Tired of seeing surveys on articles? If you are a subscriber, simply log in or Subscribe now! Lucas Gerla, 30, Boise, was arrested by the Ada County Sheriff’s Office for lewd conduct with a minor under 16. Ada County Sheriffs Office BOISE — Authorities have arrested a Boise man for allegedly having illegal sexual contact with a young girl from Kuna multiple times since 2013.The Ada County Sheriff’s Office announced Tuesday that Lucas J. Gerla, 30, is being held on suspicion of lewd conduct. He was arrested Saturday and is being held in the Ada County Jail on a $750,000 bond.Detectives began an investigation Friday after a third party contacted Kuna Police, who then reached out to Ada County Sheriff detectives amid allegations the illegal encounters occurred in a Boise area home.Evidence and witness statements collected by investigators indicates the abuse began in 2013 and that the victim was known to Gerla. Gerla is scheduled for a preliminary hearing on May 1. If convicted of lewd conduct, Gerla faces up to life in prison. More from this section Crime blotter Posted: June 21, 2017 Police: 4 12-year-old boys will be charged with burglary for breaking into over a dozen cars in Kuna last weekend Posted: June 20, 2017 Crime blotter Posted: June 14, 2017 Crime blotter Posted: June 7, 2017 Crime blotter Posted: May 31, 2017 Tags Ada County Law Social Services Detective Lucas J. Gerla Criminal Law Witness Statement Police Boise Ada County Sheriff Office Kuna Rape Comments Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language. PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK. Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything. Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person. Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article. Latest E-Edition Kuna Melba News Read the latest edition of the Kuna Melba News in our e-edition format, which combines the familiarity of the printed-paper format with the convenience of reading on your phone, tablet or desktop computer from anywhere.