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Teen arrested for stealing beer from 43 stores

By Mason White 2:32 PM March 3, 2014
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By: Sanvi Rizvi
A teen was arrested and charged with theft after he allegedly robbed as much as forty three stores,
police in Arizona said.

Phoenix Police said that they arrested an 18-year-old man, for stealing only beer.

Anthony Vasquez targeted Circle K stores, stealing 233 packs of beer. The thefts occurred between November 2012 and June 2013.

The value of the thefts was estimated at $5,100. The police identified the suspect using video surveillance, and the captured an image of his car during one of his break-ins.

Vasquez had prior arrests for theft of beer and a warrant for stealing jewelry valued at $65,000 from a business in Phoenix. Vasquez and a second suspect were apprehended and the jewelry was recovered.