Citizen tip leads to burglary arrest in Caldwell

CALDWELL, Idaho (KBOI) - Caldwell Police say a citizen tip helped them to arrest a man they believe was tied to 12 burglaries in the area.

Early Sunday morning, someone called police to report that someone was burglarizing cars in the area near Sunridge Drive and Joshua court in Caldwell.

When police arrived, the man took off and led officers on a small pursuit. They later found the suspect, 18-year-old Anthony Philley, hiding in a field and arrested him.

A follow-up investigation showed Philley was connected to several burglaries. Police say 12 burglary victims were identified and given back their property.

Philley was booked into the Canyon County Jail and is charged with burglary, grand theft, eluding, and resisting and obstructing officers.