Tucson Police make arrest in string of commercial burglaries

Tucson police made an arrest after a string of commercial burglaries.
Tucson police made an arrest after a string of commercial burglaries.(Tucson Police Department)
Published: Mar. 17, 2022 at 3:36 PM MST
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TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - The Tucson Police Department has made an arrest in connection to a string of burglaries.

Christopher George, 40, is tied to nine commercial burglaries dating back to June of last year.

On Friday, March 11, an alarm activation was reported at a Verizon store. The alarm company reported the break-in to police and provide a suspect description. Responding officers located a person nearby matching the suspect description.

George was found pushing a shopping cart full of property from the Verizon store.

Investigators obtained a search warrant for George’s home, where they were able to tie him to the nine burglaries.

He was booked on nine counts of Non-Residential Burglary, Failure to Register/Sex Offender, and various misdemeanor warrants.

George is being held in Pima County Jail on a $6,000 bond.

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