Police looking for man using stolen credit cards; Buhl man arrested for rape; woman to change plea in vehic. manslaughter case



The Twin Falls Police Department and Ada County deputies want your help in identifying a man who used stolen credit cards in Twin Falls and Boise this month.

Officials say the man stole credit cards out of a wallet left in an unlocked vehicle and proceeded to go on a shopping spree; he bought laptops, shoes, knives and more from both these cities.

Surveillance footage saw him and the value of the goods is estimated to be around 10-thousand dollars. The suspect is a white male, in his 40's or 50's, 5-foot-9, approximately 180 pounds and has brown hair and glasses.

There may be a second suspect driving a light blue Lincoln town car or Grand Marquis; for more information call Twin Falls Police at 735-4357 or Crime Stoppers at 732-5387 for a possible reward.

Meanwhile, Meridian Police arrested a Buhl man in Boise on charges of rape; Christopher Nevarez is being held in the Ada County Jail after police say he sexually assaulted a sleeping woman early this morning.

According to the Idaho Statesman, witnesses told police the victim had been sleeping on her couch when Nevarez was caught having sex with her.

Witnesses then say, an altercation broke out and Nevarez left, at which point witnesses called police; Nevarez is scheduled to make his first court appearance Friday afternoon; the charge of rape is punishable by up to life in prison.

In other court news, a 33-year old Challis resident charged with misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter in the death of a Wendell man has agreed to plead guilty.

Next week heather swain is expected to change her plea and be sentenced in the death of 65-year old Frank Orth Junior.

Idaho State Police officials say an suv Swain was driving on Highway 93 in Jerome County struck a car Orth was riding in last July while it was legally stopped at an intersection.

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