Twin Falls Man Accused of Stealing from Big Box Store
TWIN FALLS, Id. ( KMVT / KSVT ) Police in Twin Falls have charged a resident with six counts of Burglary and one count of Grand theft. Frank Cantu, 47 is charged with going to Wal-Mart in Twin Falls on six occasions and taking merchandise valued at $1,000.91.
Wal-Mart employees notified police that they had caught Cantu on surveillance video stealing items. Cantu told authorities that he had hired an attorney with a retainer of $1200 because of a child custody dispute. In court records he said that he was in a tough place with money and that he was stealing items and selling them on the streets.
He admitted to police that he needed money to pay off his retainer for legal counsel. He was arraigned on the charges Tuesday, where bond was set at $50,000. A preliminary hearing is set for November 6, 2015.