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Man arrested for robbing 91-year-old Coeur d'Alene woman speaks out

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COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho -

“I was supposed to go there yesterday but I got arrested."

Cody Campbell is talking about going back to rehab, but those plans fell short.

Campbell was arrested by Coeur d’Alene Police Monday. They say he robbed 91-year-old Arlene Scott in her own driveway.

“I have an 8-year-old son and he doesn't understand why I continue to make these decisions, he doesn't understand why dad keeps going to jail,” Campbell said.

Campbell says the past four years have been a meth haze; he does what he has to do to feed his addiction.

His criminal history proves that, a look in the Idaho Repository shows a series of theft and burglary charges going back years.

Speaking exclusively to KHQ, Campbell apologized to Arlene Scott and her family.

“If I could go back I would not do anything remotely close to that. I'm just very, very sorry for what I've done,” he said.

On Tuesday, Campbell made his first court appearance. A judge set his bond at $500,000.

For anyone going through addiction, Campbell has this to say:

“Seek help before your life gets destroyed and you make a stupid, stupid decision like I did,” he said.

The maximum penalty for Campbell’s current and previous felony charges combined could be life in prison.

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