Suspected burglar appears in court

Roy Meyer, 30, in 1st District Court, Tuesday March 18, 2014. Meyer faces 15 charges and is suspected of burglaries in Cache, Salt Lake and Duchesne counties.

LOGAN — A man suspected of multiple burglaries appeared in court Tuesday morning as additional charges have been filed against him.

Roy Meyer, 30, was in 1st District Court for his initial appearance as two more third-degree felony burglary charges and two more class B misdemeanor theft charges were filed against him.

Meyer now faces 15 charges including four counts of second-degree felony burglary, four counts of third-degree felony theft, two counts of third-degree felony burglary, one count of second-degree felony theft, one count of third-degree felony attempted burglary and three class B misdemeanors.

Meyer is being held at the Cache County Jail after being arrested last Monday, March 10.

Cache County Sheriff’s Lt. Mike Peterson said Meyer and his girlfriend, Kaitlin Blakeslee, 23, are suspected of multiple robberies in Cache, Salt Lake and Duchesne counties.

Peterson said sheriff’s deputies served a warrant to a trailer-home where Meyer and Blakeslee were living at 350 West 800 South. Inside they found appliances, furniture, construction tools, hand tools and other merchandise believed to have been stolen. A vehicle at the residence also had items inside, also believed to have been stolen.

Investigators filled several trailers full of the stolen items. Peterson estimated the value of the merchandise between $40,000 and $50,000.

Judge Brian Cannell ordered Meyer to appear again in court on March 27.

Meyer is being held in the Cache County Jail on a $50,000 bail.

Blakeslee was arrested Tuesday, March 11. She faces 14 charges including four counts of second-degree felony burglary, one count of second-degree felony theft, one count of third-degree felony attempted burglary and eight misdemeanors.

Blakeslee made her initial court appearance Monday. Judge Thomas Willmore ordered her to appear again on March 24.

Blakeslee is being held in the Cache County Jail also on a $50,000 bail.

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