(IDAHO FALLS, ID) — Idaho Falls Police have arrested 19-year-old Michael John Maggio Wednesday night for robbing the Midget Market after being identified by a fingerprint recovered from a wine bottle. Maggio of Idaho Falls was booked into the Bonneville County Jail for armed robbery.
According to reports, police responded to the Midget Market, located at 340 G Street, around 6:55 p.m. for a report of a robbery. The victim stated that a white male, later identified as Maggio, approached the counter with a bottle of wine. Maggio put the wine bottle on the counter and then pulled a revolver from his coat and demanded the money from the till. Maggio left with the cash and drove away. Investigators recovered a fingerprint from the wine bottle left on the counter. It was entered into the department’s local fingerprint database resulting in a match to Maggio.
Maggio was located at his residence in the 300 block of Buckboard.
Stephan Rockefeller, EastIdahoNews.com
Torry Barnes, BYU-Idaho Scroll