On Wednesday, January 18, 2023, at approximately 9:05 p.m., Blaine County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a burglary in progress at a residence in Ketchum, Idaho.
Deputies were able to locate the suspect in his vehicle at the residence. Upon investigation, it was determined the suspect’s vehicle contained seven bottles of alcohol with a value of $750-$1,000 each, which had been removed from the residence. During a search incident to arrest, a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia were located.
Jacob Reed Russell, age 19 of Ketchum, Idaho, was arrested and charged with two felonies, Burglary, I.C. 18-1401, and Grand Theft, I.C. 18-2407, and two misdemeanors, Possession of a Controlled Substance – Marijuana Less Than Three Ounces, I.C. 37-2732(C)3, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, I.C. 37-2734A(1).
Russell is in the custody of the Blaine County Detention Center pending arraignment in Magistrate Court on Thursday afternoon.
Blaine County Sheriff
Posted: 11:45 a.m. on January 19, 2023
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