Police arrest three people after multiple burglary incidents
TUCSON (KGUN9-TV)- Police arrested two men and a woman in connection with a a series of burglaries that occurred earlier this month.
Tucson police responded to a call about a burglary in the 5600 block of north Wilshire Drive Tuesday, March 5, according to Sgt. Chris Widmer with the Tucson Police Department.
Widmer says the homeowner of the burglarized residence told officers he saw a man carrying items from the home to a white, Nissan pick-up truck.
The homeowner told police that the truck was parked in the homeowner's driveway and another man was waiting in the driver's seat. The homeowner wrote down the license plate number and gave it to police, according to Widmer.
While detectives were following up on a lead, they spotted the white, Nissan pick-up truck as it was leaving a home in the 6900 block of east Kingston Drive Wednesday, March 13, Widmer said.
Detectives suspected that the three individuals inside the truck had just committed a burglary at the home they were leaving.The officers then stopped the vehicle and detained the three individuals, according to Widmer.
After obtaining and serving a search warrant, detectives found property from two previous burglaries that occurred in the Tucson area, Widmer said. One of which occurred Monday, January 28 at a home in the 1100 block of south Duquesne Drive and the other that occurred on Monday, March 4 in the 1800 block of south Augusta Circle.
The individuals, 30-year-old Marced V. Lopez, 32-year-old Heather Lopez and 36-year-old Christopher Guzman were all charged with one count of first-degree burglary for the incident that occurred March 13, according to Widmer.
Widmer says more charges are pending while detectives continue to investigate.
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