Circuit Court: Burglar back in jail, awaits sentencing
October 31, 2018
James Lee Baker, 18, was arrested in Polk County Oct. 23 on a Linn County warrant for failure to appear at a sentencing hearing for burglary.
He pleaded no contest to a charge of second-degree burglary on Sept. 10 and was supposed to appear in Linn County Circuit Court on Oct. 19.
Baker was one of three passengers in a single-vehicle rollover crash in Polk County taken into custody on outstanding warrants.
Baker was arrested June 21 in connection to a burglary and theft of cigarettes from Sweet Home Safeway, 1540 Main St.
He was located by an officer on routine patrol who had observed a...