BOISE, Idaho A man known as the Wheelbarrow Burglar who had burglarized several homes in the Detroit Lake recreation area was arrested in Idaho Wednesday.
Boise Sheriff s Deputies arrested Billie Jo Shrader after receiving a tip from a homeowner who spotted him entering a vacation home in Lowman, Idaho, a spokesperson with the Marion County Sheriff s Office said.
Shrader was wanted for targeting vacation homes and vacant homes for sale in the Detroit Lake area, deputies said.
He would often use a wheelbarrow to cart items out of the homes and steal them, earning him the dubious moniker.
Shrader was cooperating with investigators and providing details of his crimes.