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Wanted felon caught breaking into Tractor Supply in Oroville

Oroville Police caught a man breaking into Tractor Supply early Wednesday morning.

Posted: Mar. 7, 2018 5:38 AM
Updated: Mar. 7, 2018 7:56 AM

Oroville Police caught a man breaking into Tractor Supply early Wednesday morning.

Lieutenant Chris Nicodemus tells Action News Now a 32-year-old on felony probation cut the fence to the store on Feather River Boulevard attempting to steal a log splitter.

Oroville Police responded just after 4 a.m. to the Tractor Supply after a silent alarm went off. 

Officers found Kevin Eric Miers there who has three warrants out for his arrest.

He's now behind bars for attempted grand theft, felony violation of probation and felony vandalism.

Miers' truck has been towed away from the store.

This is not the 32-year-old's first time getting caught stealing, court documents show in 2015 he was charged with petty and vehicle theft.

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