TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — The Verizon store at 7056 E Golf Links Rd. has reported a burglary Wednesday night.
An alarm company Officers notified authorities of the break-in, giving them a description of the suspect.
Officer found a person matching the suspect's description nearby pushing a shopping cart full of items from the Verizon store.
Police identified the suspect as 40-year-old Christopher George.
Detectives from the East Side Neighborhood Crimes Section (NCS) and officers obtained a search warrant for George's home.
They found evidence connecting him to nine commercial burglaries from back in June 2021.
George was booked on nine counts of non-residential burglary, failure to register/sex offender and various misdemeanor warrants.
Authorities are holding him at the Pima County Jail on a $6,000 bond.
The collaborative efforts between East Side NCS Detectives and East Side CRT Officers who were taking part in a burglary deployment led to this arrest.
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