A Craig man arrested for stealing from a priest May even be the offender behind a string Of auto break-ins in current months.
Craig Police are nonetheless investigating proof that Skyler Kemp, 24, is Responsible for a quantity of current thefts Of issues saved in parked automobiles. Kemp, who has been in custody at Moffat County Jail since his Oct. 25 arrest, has alreadverty been charged with three relys Of comparable crimes.
As of Friday, Kemp is charged with A class 3 felony, housebreaking of a dproperlying, A class 6 felony, theft of $2,000-$5,000, and A class 3 misdemeanor, felony mischief beneath $300. Police think about extra costs Might Even be forthcoming.
The primary rely Is said to the break-in and housebreaking of The house of An space priest. Based mostly on the warrantless arrest possible set off assertion, Craig Police investigated the Oct. 4 theft of, amongst completely different gadgets, a sacramental bag and communion package and a cross on a silver chain, As properly as to the priest’s stole. Altogether, these gadgets have been estimated to worth almost $1,000. As properly as, a mountain bike worthd by the sufferer at $4,000 was stolen from the house.
Based mostly on the sworn police report, the sufferer was out of metropolis when Kemp allegedly broke into the house and stole the gadgets. Most gadgets have been recovered Oct. 26 when Kemp’s mcompletely different returned Pretty A pair of completely different stolen gadgets to a second sufferer, prompting police to request entry To look to the mcompletely different’s house.
When the request was granted, the sacramental bag and priest’s stole have been recovered, Collectively with a quantity of completely different apparently stolen gadgets from completely different apparent thefts. The cross and bicycle Weren’t recovered Inside the Meantime.
Kemp’s arrest occurred after an alleged theft from a parked truck when Kemp’s mcompletely different informed the alleged sufferer that it was her son who stole a pockets containing a checkbook, some money, 5 specialised knives and a survival package.
A third affidavit particulars Kemp’s arrest on Oct. 25. Kemp tried To flee by way of a second-flooring window, the affidavit states, earlier than being surrounded and surrfinishering with out incident. He was arrested on warrants from Moffat and Rio Blanco relyies.
Shortly following Kemp’s arrest, CSP dispatch acquired a report of a housebreaking “Decrease than 300 yards” from the place Kemp was apprehfinished. Victims at that …….