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Posted on: January 6, 2017

[ARCHIVED] I.F. Man Arrested for Grand Theft, Eluding

Idaho Falls Police arrested 37-year-old Scotty A. Larson for grand theft, felony eluding and two misdemeanor warrants on Thursday.

Larson of Idaho Falls was booked into the Bonneville County Jail.

According to reports, officers responded to a report of a stolen vehicle in the 400 block of North Lee around 4 p.m. Larson had stolen a 1994 GMC Suburban.

Officers located Larson driving the Suburban westbound at 17th and Boulevard. Police attempted to stop Larson, but he eluded them. Police later found the vehicle abandoned at Hartert and Higbee.

Police followed fresh shoeprints in the snow and found Larson hiding outside a residence in the 300 block of Hartert.

Larson was also arrested for grand theft in connection to a Dec. 28 incident where he stole a 2001 Ford Truck from a welding lot on First Street.

The victim reported the theft to police. While police were on route, the victim located the vehicle abandoned at Elva and Alameda. The victim saw Larson flee from the area. Officers were unable to locate Larson at the time.

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