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Mountain Home Man Arrested for Stealing from Storage Unit

By: Harold Smith
Posted: Thursday, May 16, 2013

A Mountain Home man is in the Baxter County Jail on theft and other charges.

Sheriff John Montgomery reports deputies responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle and possible thefts from mini storage units in Salesville.

Deputies observed a truck leaving the area. A chase ensued, ending in Norfork when 36 year old Christopher Rick was taken into custody. A search of Rick’s truck uncovered a welding cart and scrap metal, valued at about $500, along with drug paraphernalia and a controlled substance.

Rick was taken to the Baxter County Detention Center and charged with breaking or entering, theft of property, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and fleeing from an officer.

Rick is being held on $7,500 bond, with a court appearance scheduled for May 23rd.