UPDATE: Suspect turns self in to police after allegedly stealing truck and $77k worth of prescriptions

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SATURDAY 05/22/21 11:00 p.m.

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – The suspect involved in allegedly stealing $77,000 worth of prescription medications and a truck, turned himself into authorities late Saturday night.

According to the University of Utah Campus Police, Henry Ricky Sepulveda was booked into jail around 11:00 p.m., on May 22 after allegedly stealing a delivery box truck loaded with 11 totes of prescription medication valued at approximately 77,000 dollars.

Police say after Sepulveda was alerted to a media release that identified him as the suspect and he turned himself into the University of Utah Campus Police.

According to a press release, after being advised of his Miranda, Sepulveda agreed to speak with a detective and then admitted to stealing the truck

Original story: Suspect steals truck and $77k worth of prescriptions, police say

SATURDAY 05/22/21 9:00 a.m.

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – The University of Utah Campus Police are on the search for a suspect who allegedly stole an estimated total of $77,000 worth of prescription medications and a truck, Saturday morning.

On May 22, the alleged suspect, Henry Ricky Sepulveda, stole an unmarked yellow 2017 GM Savana box truck with Utah driver’s plate G097EZ around 9:00 a.m.

According to officials, the unmarked yellow box truck contains 11 totes of medications from the parking lot of the Huntsman Mental Health Institute located at 501 Chipeta Dr. in Salt Lake City, Utah.

The University of Utah Campus Police tells ABC4, that the totes are blue or dark grey in color and contain an estimated total of $77,000 worth of prescription medications.

Courtesy of University of Utah Campus Police

Officers describe Henry Ricky Sepulveda as 5’4” tall, weighing 160 lbs. He was last seen wearing a puffy black coat, green shirt, black pants, and a yellow/tan beanie.

The University of Utah Police is attempting to locate Sepulveda and the stolen vehicle. If you either locate or if you have any information on Sepulveda’s whereabouts, please contact the University of Utah Police at (801)585-2677 and refer to case number 21-0742.

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