Burley Teen Enters Not Guilty Plea in Theft Case
BURLEY, Id. ( KMVT/KSVT ) A Burley teen is pleading not guilty to 11 felony charges. According to reports, 19 year old Ruben Ortiz is accused of taking money, several house items and vehicles over a 2 day period in July in Cassia County. He is also facing three counts of felony grand theft and one felony burglary charge from incidents last year. The burglary charges could send him to prison for 10 years with a $50,000 fine, while the grand theft charges could mean 14 years and up to $5,000 in fines. He is set to appear in court on December 9th for a pretrial conference with a jury trial scheduled for December 16th.