SCOTTSDALE, AZ - Scottsdale Police arrested a man after he stole $12,000 worth of items, mostly cell phones, from boys’ locker rooms at Chaparral High School and Mountainside Middle School in three separate incidents, officials say.
He says he intended to sell the stolen cell phones, police say.
The 22-year-old man, Kevin Biggs, allegedly stole a cell phone and $20 from an unlocked locker at Chaparral High School during the first incident on March 21.
Biggs was identified by students on surveillance video and admitted to stealing the items during an interview with police, according to Scottsdale police. He also identified himself in surveillance video.
In a separate incident on March 26, Biggs went into the boys’ locker room at Mountainside Middle School and stole 15 cell phones, totaling approximately $5,500, authorities say. Again, Biggs identified himself in surveillance video from the locker room.
In a third burglary, Biggs went to Chaparral High School on April 3, but police arrested him after this incident, police say.
In total, police say Biggs stole from 31 lockers and possessed the identities of seven people, including their driver’s licenses and school IDs.