Burglar caught in shed in Lewiston Orchards

Burglar caught in shed in Lewiston Orchards
LEWISTON, ID - A man wanted for a burglary, struck again in Lewiston but this time officers found him in a shed and arrested him.

Kenneth Nelson, 35, allegedly removed thousands of dollars of property from Windermere All Star Realty on Thain, then hid in the shed of a nearby resident. Officers recognized Nelson from a previous burglary and based on evidence at the scene arrested him for allegedly robbing Windermere Realty as well. But Realtor Brian Wilson said besides a big screen TV, everything Nelson stole was out-dated fairly useless office items.

"The hilarious thing is I actually can't think of a worse place to rob," said Wilson. "You've got 3,000 square feet of basically old useless stuff. I mean there's no cell phones there because we're real estate agents. All of the nice computers are at home."

Nelson is being held on a $250,000 bond at the Nez Perce County Adult Detention Center.

The case is still being investigated and anyone with information is encouraged to call the Lewiston police department at 746-0171.