Idaho Falls

Man arrested in Midget Market robbery

Arrest made just hours after

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho - A man is in jail after police say he walked into a Midget Market in Idaho Falls on Wednesday night and robbed it at gunpoint.

Idaho Falls police said it happened shortly after 7 p.m. at Park and G Street.

Officers said the suspect, Michael J. Maggio, 19, of Idaho Falls, approached the counter with a bottle of wine, then put the bottle on the counter, pulled a revolver from his coat and demanded the money from the till. Maggio left with an undisclosed amount of cash and drove away, the department said.

Investigators recovered a fingerprint from the wine bottle left on the counter. It was entered into the department's local fingerprint database, resulting in a match to Maggio.

Maggio was arrested at his home around 11 p.m. on a charge of armed robbery. He is in the Bonneville County Jail.

Police said another person may have been in the car with Maggio.

If you have any information about this armed robbery, you are asked to call Idaho Falls police at (208) 529-1200.

Police said no one was hurt in the robbery

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