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2 held in vehicle burglaries

Published On: Oct 28 2013 11:31:18 AM CDT
Richard Steffens

Richard Steffens


Police may have solved a recent string of burglaries in Pocatello.

Using information obtained by patrol deputies, detectives, dispatchers and school resource officers, Pocatello police stopped Richard Steffens,18, at 905 Yellowstone at around 8 p.m. Friday.

Under questioning, police said Steffens confessed to being involved in multiple burglaries. He also identified a juvenile accomplice.

The minor, who was found with the help of Chubbuck police and Juvenile Probation, also admitted involvement in the burglaries.

Steffens was being held on a warrant and one count of burglary. Additional charges are pending as the investigation continues.

The minor was being held at Juvenile Detention Center on a probation violation warrant pending further charges.