"He's a very pleasant, nice person, but he's very guarded," Utah County Sheriff's Lt. Dennis Harris said. "In a situation like this, you wonder if he's connected to criminal activity or if he's just had an unfortunate family situation and ended up homeless."
After asking the public for help identifying inmate "John Doe" on July 21, the sheriff's office received hundreds of tips. Famed criminals D.B. Cooper and Alcatraz escapee Frank Morris were among the names investigators received.
Detectives also received emails suggesting that the John Doe was in fact former Centre County, Penn., District Attorney Ray Gricar. Gricar disappeared in 2005 about nine months before he planned to retire as the top prosecutor in the central Pennsylvania county that is home to Penn State University's main campus in State College. Gricar was declared legally dead on Monday.
Early Tuesday afternoon, Centre County prosecutors confirmed to The Associated Press that the man was not Gricar.
Beavers was arrested for trespassing after Utah County sheriff's officers found him checking out cars in the underground parking garage beneath the station. Officers asked him to leave, but he refused, Harris said. The man also refused to give any identifying information, and the police arrested him on suspicion of trespassing, interfering with an investigation and refusing to provide information to a police officer.