Police Blotter

Not yours: A 20-year-old Tetonia, Idaho, man was arrested and charged with felony theft after it was discovered he might have stolen fly rods, guns and some tools from a work site. He initially denied the thefts but later admitted to them, police said.

Bike thief on the loose: Two bicycles were stolen from Fitzgerald’s last week. One, a $3,500 Trek mountain bike, was stolen after it was test ridden and returned but was hanging unlocked on an outdoor hook. The other bike belonged to a customer and was at the shop for repairs. Police have been reviewing surveillance video to catch the suspect or suspects.

Whiskey drunk: Lots of people called police at 2 p.m. May 15 because a man was driving erratically. Officers caught up to him on Maple Way. He told them he had been drinking Wild Turkey 101 and was on his way to The Liquor Store to get more. The 55-year-old California man was arrested on a DUI charge.

Charity theft: A Bras for a Cause model said her $3,000 ring was stolen while she was working the event. Police have no leads.

Stolen baggage: Police are looking for a man they believe intentionally stole another traveler’s bag from the baggage claim line at the Jackson Hole Airport. The Osprey bag is black and orange and had $1,000 of diving gear inside it.

When your designated driver gets drunk: Police stopped a car, and the driver said she was her brother’s designated driver. But she blew a 0.181% on a breath test. The 26-year-old Massachusetts woman was arrested on a charge of DUI.

Hot on the trail: Someone stole a flatbed trailer from a business off Martin Lane around 10 p.m. Friday, and police believe it’s the same suspects who previously stole a Yeti cooler and other items from Ace Hardware. Someone also stole a Yeti cooler out of a truck in the Dornan’s parking lot over the weekend. If you have any information about the crimes you’re asked to call police.

Creepy: A homeowner called police Saturday after one of his tenants called him about a disturbing interaction she had inside her house. At 3:30 a.m. the woman saw an unidentified man in the hallway by her bedroom door. She confronted him, but the man seem disoriented, like he was sleepwalking or high on drugs. The man did not threaten the woman and let himself out.

Signs of summer: A man was so drunk at 2 a.m. Sunday that he was trying to get inside a stranger’s house thinking it was his, police said. The man was shirtless and shoeless when it was 33 degrees out, officers said. The 22-year-old was arrested on a public intoxication charge.

Ultimate summer package stolen: Police are investigating reports of suspects in a pickup truck stealing packages that were delivered to a Jackson home. The IKEA delivery included an outdoor rug, a zebra print beach towel, LED lights, a ceramic pot shaped like a hedgehog, dish soap, a tablecloth and lilac-scented room spray.

Contact Emily Mieure at 732-7066 or courts@jhnewsandguide.com.

Emily Mieure covers criminal justice and breaking news. She has reported for WDRB TV in Louisville, Ky., WFIE TV in Evansville, Ind., and WEIU TV in Charleston, Ill.

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