VALLEY COUNTY -- Charges have been filed against a Boise man in the case of the hot tub bandit, that happened near Horsethief Reservoir.

Police have charged 48-year-old Bryan Mark Baines with three misdemeanors for attempting to break into a home near the reservoir back on June 9th. When his break-in efforts failed, police say Baines jumped in the home's hot tub.

Authorities were able to identify the man in late June, after they circulated surveillance photos of him sitting in the hot tub. They say the charges were delayed because the homeowner had to calculate the total cost of damage done.

Baines is due to make his first court appearance on October 1st.

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