Cotter man arrested for attempting to steal change

BAXTER COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - Baxter County deputies arrested a man for attempting to break in to a change and ice dispenser machine at the Midway Carwash.

According to Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery, Dennis Ryan White, 31, caused $1,470 worth of damage while attempting to break in to the machines.

The owner of the car wash gave surveillance video to investigators who then showed it to the Cotter police chief, where the suspect was believed to be from.

He immediately identified White as the suspect in the video.

Investigators obtained search warrants on Thursday and found a jack handle that was used to try and pry open the machines at White's home.

White was arrested and booked into the Baxter County Detention Center. He was charged with criminal mischief and attempt to commit breaking or entering.

He is scheduled to appear in court on Dec. 11.

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