YUMA, Ariz. –
After a couple month delay, a trial will be underway for Eric Elton, the man accused of being involved in a string of burglaries back in 2014, including the burglary of a local business the Flower Mine.
The state and defense still plans to meet to discuss logistics at the end of the month before the trial starts.
The trial is expected to begin August 9, 2016.
April 19, 2016
YUMA, Ariz. – The man accused of burglarizing the local Flower Mine will head to court for trial.
Eric Elton has been in and out of court since December 2014 for this case. The trial was recently postponed due to Elton’s attorney being out-sick.
The trail is now set to start tomorrow, April 20th, at the Yuma County Superior Courthouse.
Elton is facing theft, burglary, and criminal damage charges. He has several prior convictions involving theft and burglary that date back to 1999 and 2000.
December 31, 2014:
The man Yuma police say was responsible for a burglary at the Flower Mine is facing 11 charges.
The Yuma Police Department said 38-year-old Eric Elton is facing a laundry list of charges, including three counts of burglary, three counts of theft and two of criminal damage. Elton is also facing three other charges.
Police believe Elton broke into the Flower Mine last week and took some cash.
He is being held at the Yuma County Jail with no bond.
He will be back in court January 2015.