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Tuesday, 11 September 2012

An Austin man is in jail for allegedly stealing two ATVs earlier this month.

19-year-old Skylar Shaffer is accused of breaking into Terry LeFever’s camp on September 2 and taking cigarettes, chewing tobacco and alcohol before driving away on the stolen ATV. Later that morning he allegedly broke into Donald Torrey’s barn and stole another ATV.

The ATVs were found in a wooded area in Austin and have been returned to their owners.

Shaffer is charged with two counts each of burglary, conspiracy to commit burglary, theft, criminal trespass and receiving stolen property, all felonies. He is also charged with a misdemeanour count of corruption of minors. He’s in Potter County Jail unable to post $25,000 bail.

Police say their investigation is continuing and more arrests are pending.

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