Police arrest suspected serial beer skipper

2014-07-01T18:19:00Z 2014-07-02T11:59:50Z Police arrest suspected serial beer skipperArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
July 01, 2014 6:19 pm  • 

A man wanted in connection with a large number of beer thefts from Circle Ks in Tucson has been arrested, Tucson police said.

Matthew Powers, 35, was arrested June 28 and booked into the Pima County jail. He's facing 20 counts of shoplifting and additional charges are possible, Tucson police said in a news release.

Police said that Powers was identified from tips to 88-CRIME. The department said previously that the suspect was responsible for more than 30 larcenies from Circle Ks throughout Tucson. The thief usually stole 30-packs of beer from the stores.

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