Burglary suspect pleads guilty

Logan McKell Reidel-Rupert, 32, arrested Saturday morning on suspicion of burglary, theft, reckless endangerment, leaving the scene of an accident and other charges. He's being held on $9,000 bail.

LOGAN — A 32-year-old Logan man who was facing ten charges including felony criminal mischief and aggravated assault has pleaded guilty to reduced charges and will now await sentencing.

Logan McKell Reidel-Rupert appeared in 1st District Court Monday afternoon. He was arrested in December, accused of burglarizing a Lewiston company.

State attorney Spencer Walsh said Reidel-Rupert was arrested and booked into the Cache County Jail after a woman reported seeing him burglarizing Cache Valley Tire. The woman reported to Cache County Sheriff’s deputies, she watched a man jump into a 2003 GMC Yukon and drive away. She followed the vehicle to a nearby residence and tried to block it, resulting in a minor collision. She reported last seeing him fleeing the area, traveling south on US 91.

Sheriff’s deputies with the help of Utah Highway Patrol troopers and Smithfield Police officers, located the vehicle, blocked both lanes of travel and conducted a high risk traffic stop near 8000 North US 91.

Reidel-Rupert was arrested on suspicion of burglary, theft, reckless endangerment, leaving the scene of an accident and other charges. He will be sentenced March 23.

Previously, sheriff’s Lt. Mike Peterson said a 12-year-old boy was with Reidel-Rupert at the time of his arrest. He was taken into custody and later released to a parent.

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