Man police say broke into an auto parts store and attempted to steal items faces four felonies

POCATELLO — A community guy has been charged with multiple felonies immediately after being joined to a theft at a Pocatello automobile elements store.

Phillip Rudd Carter, Jr., 60, faces fees of possession of methamphetamine, concealment of proof and two counts of burglary, court information clearly show.

Bannock County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call reporting a theft at an auto pieces retailer on the 9500 block of Philbin Road all-around 8:45 a.m. on Jan. 12, in accordance to an affidavit of probable induce.

When deputies arrived at the retail outlet, a keep staff authorized the officer to enjoy a surveillance movie of the theft. The movie from just immediately after 4:15 p.m. the working day prior confirmed two adult males enter the retail outlet and sign in on a clipboard, the affidavit suggests. Even so, the names were being illegible.

One particular of the gentlemen was explained as having extended white hair, a white mustache and white goatee and was later discovered as Carter. The other was a young male in a black jacket with the hood pulled above his head, blue jeans and dark-colored footwear.

The staff explained to the deputies that the two adult males signed in, went into the property to research for parts, returned to the foyer without any areas and remaining.

Just after leaving the store, the two adult men sat in a purple early 2000s Ford F-150 with tinted home windows and no entrance license plate until eventually the shop closed and the personnel remaining all over 5:30 p.m. The adult males then backed the truck up to a fence about the property and eliminated a panel of the fence.

As soon as inside, Carter took a set of tires and bag of lug nuts and place them up coming to the truck. In accordance to the affidavit, the shop personnel advised the officers that the objects were being valued at $274.

Carter then took two vehicle batteries, valued at $40 apiece.

The affidavit reveals that the younger person never individually took any objects from the retail outlet but did help Carter in getting entry. The males remaining the retailer and space without the need of ever loading the tires into the truck.

Deputies informed the personnel to connect with the sheriff’s office if it was found that other things ended up taken or if possibly of the men returned to the store.

An try to determine bulletin was sent to other community organizations. The next working day, a deputy was knowledgeable through the bulletin that the older guy in the video was Carter. Following comparing the video footage with a prior scheduling image of Carter, the deputy determined the illustrations or photos to be a match and a warrant for his arrest was issued.

All-around 8 p.m. on Jan. 21, Pocatello law enforcement officers identified a man matching Carter’s description going for walks near the intersection of Yellowstone Avenue and Cedar Road.

Officers stopped Carter and informed him of the warrant. He was put under arrest. In the course of a pat-down search, officers observed him to be in possession of a “tooter” straw. They also discovered a baggie of suspected methamphetamine on the floor near have been officers stopped Carter.

Carter admitted to dropping the bag of meth and stepping on it in hopes of concealing it, in accordance to the affidavit.

He was placed beneath arrest and taken to Bannock County Jail, exactly where he was booked and is remaining held on two different bonds of $25,000 for the theft fees and $10,000 for the drug fees.

Even though Carter has been charged with these crimes, it does not always mean he fully commited them. Absolutely everyone is presumed innocent until they are demonstrated responsible.

If he is discovered responsible, Carter could deal with up to 32 many years in jail.

He is scheduled to appear in court just before Justice of the peace Decide Eric Hunn for a preliminary listening to on Feb. 14.