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JUNE 10, 2010

Sharrard arrested for burglary

   James C. Sharrard, 18, was arrested Tuesday for felony burglary and other charges, according to Orofino Police Department (OPD).

   At approximately 6:30 p.m. June 8, Officer Tyler Carson was dispatched to a vehicle burglary that had occurred in the area of Vida Ave and S. F Street in Orofino.

   A female victim reported that she observed a male subject inside her vehicle. After confronting the subject he gave back what he had stolen from the vehicle and left the scene, according to OPD.

   After acquiring initial information and a description of the suspect, Officer Carson and Orofino Police Chief Jeff Wilson began to search for a male subject who was reported to have left the area on foot.

   The alleged suspect, James C. Sharrard, 18, of Orofino was apprehended by Chief Wilson, taken into custody and transported to the Clearwater County Jail for booking on charges of Felony Burglary (Idaho Code 18-1401), Resisting/Obstructing an officer (Idaho Code 18-705), and Alcoholic Beverage-Possess/ Consume/Purchase by a minor (Idaho Code 23-949).

   While Officer Carson was conducting his initial investigation he was advised of a second victim who reported that items had also been taken from his vehicle, according to OPD.