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Shelley man arrested for burglary at local retailers

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Tyler J. Ker | Bonneville County Jail

The following is a news release from the Idaho Falls Police Department.

IDAHO FALLS — Authorities arrested 37‐year‐old Tyler J. Ker for burglary after he was caught allegedly stealing from multiple retail stores in Idaho Falls.

The Shelley man was booked into the Bonneville County Jail.

According to reports, officers responded to Shopko, 800 East 17th Street, in reference to a burglary complaint around 1:54 p.m. Tuesday.

Shopko employees reported that a man, later identified as Ker, walked out their store with $681 in stolen merchandise. When confronted by store employees, Ker left in a white Oldsmobile Alero.

Police reports show Ker was found and stopped by law enforcement just south of the 17th and Holmes intersection.

During the stop, police learned Ker stole merchandise from Walmart and Home Depot. Merchandise was valued at $373 and $103, respectively.