Suspect Pleads Guilty To Theft At Los Alamos Historical Museum

William Ryan Skelton. File photo

COURT News:

William Ryan Skelton turned himself in over the weekend following a news release issued Oct. 1 by Los Alamos police asking the public’s assistance to locate him.

Skelton, 30, was suspected of robbing a cash box at the Los Alamos Historical Museum Sept. 25 and damaging property near Bathtub Row in Los Alamos. He faced Judge Pat Casados Monday in Magistrate Court and pleaded guilty to larceny and criminal damage to property.

Judge Casados sentenced Skelton to 90 days in jail, 45 days for larceny and 45 days for criminal damage to property, to run consecutively. She also ordered him to pay court costs and serve 6 months probation following his release from jail.

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