ECSO Deputies arrest vehicle burglary suspects after calls from citizens

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

On March 29, at approximately 6:23 a.m. Elmore County Units were dispatched to 182 West 1st Ave, Priceless Minimart, in Glenns Ferry, Elmore County Idaho for a vehicle burglary which had just occurred. The store clerk who had initially seen the suspects said they had left the area. The suspects and the vehicle later returned at approximately 6:46 a.m. to get some fuel. She again contacted the suspects and called the Elmore County Sheriff’s Office with a specific description of the suspects along with the license plate and description of the vehicle.

When Elmore County Deputies got to Glenns Ferry, they conducted an area search for the suspects and the vehicle. While searching for them they located several vehicles where the doors were left open throughout the city. After investigating the vehicle burglaries and not initially locating the vehicle, County units went farther east towards King Hill to look for the suspects and the vehicle. We had also learned the vehicle which was at 2004 Subaru Outback was stolen out of Boise, Ada County, Idaho.

While looking for the vehicle, dispatch advised a property owner on Carnahan Road had contacted the vehicle and said it was sitting with two males in it on Carnahan Road. When Deputies arrived on scene it was the vehicle from the Mini Mart and the one stolen from Boise. The passenger identified as, 18-year-old Michael Triplett, was taken into custody without incident. The driver identified as, 19-year-old Kyle Sheeter, refused to get out of the vehicle and was asking deputies to shoot him. For the full story, pick up a copy of the Mountain Home News or click on this link to subscribe to the newspaper's online edition.

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