A 35-year-old Schofield man accused of stealing quarters from a carwash, told investigators the reasons he had 11 lock picks, 34 keys and 10 tension wrenches is because he was interested in becoming a locksmith.
According to court documents, the man's story didn't add up when questioned last Friday night by police. An officer said the man had $12.75 on him, along with a number of crow bars and screwdrivers in his vehicle.
Robert Lyon Jr., 35, is charged with possession of burglarious tools and entry into a locked coin box.
He's free on a $1,500 signature bond.
He'll return to court on December 23 to learn if he case will head to trial.
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