Meridian Police arrest suspected prowler

MERIDIAN -- Police say they have nabbed the man caught on camera prowling around several homes in Meridian last month.

Twenty-one-year-old Christian Carpenter was arrested on failure to appear warrants Saturday evening in the 1000 block of South Progress Avenue. Meridian Police had been investigating Carpenter as a suspect in the prowler incidents, and had received several tips from people who identified him as the culprit.

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Carpenter is expected to face additional charges, including misdemeanor trespassing, felony grand theft and fraudulent use of a financial transaction card.

Investigators had been searching for the prowler since a man was caught on multiple home security cameras walking around houses in the Bear Creek and Tuscany subdivisions.

Carpenter is held without bond in the Ada County Jail.

Copyright 2016 KTVB


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