Man arrested after hooking up trailer at stranger’s home and driving away, deputies say

Crime Watch

The following is a news release from the Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office.

AMMON — Bonneville County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 24-year-old man early Tuesday morning after being found in possession of a stolen trailer.

Deputies were sent to an address on Kit Lane in Ammon just before 2 a.m. for a report of a man in a white Jeep hooking up to a trailer and driving away. The owner of the trailer was able to follow the suspect and guide deputies to the area of 31st East and Lincoln Road where they detained the suspect, identifying him as 24-year-old Carlos Daniel Cruz-Beltran.

A search of Cruz-Beltran’s vehicle produced 15 suspected fentanyl pills, approximately two grams of methamphetamine and multiple items of drug paraphernalia.

The trailer was returned to the owner and deputies transported Cruz-Beltran to the Bonneville County Jail where he was booked for grand theft, possession of methamphetamine and possession of fentanyl – all felonies. Cruz-Beltran was also booked for misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.

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