Idaho Falls Police arrested 37-year-old Tyler J. Ker for burglary after he was caught stealing merchandise from Walmart Thursday night.
Ker of Shelley was booked into the Bonneville County Jail.
According to reports, officers responded to Walmart, 500 S. Utah Ave., for a theft in progress around 9:45 p.m. Ker and another unidentified individual had attempted to leave the store with a cart full of merchandise valued at $600.
Both individuals fled from the store. Officers located Ker in the 400 block of South Utah Avenue. The second individual was not located.
Ker was also arrested for unlawful possession of contraband in a correctional facility when he was found in possession of drug paraphernalia at the jail.