Two suspects hide from officials inside Tempe Walmart

TEMPE, AZ - Two burglary suspects are in custody after hiding from police inside a Tempe Walmart on Wednesday morning, according to police.

Tempe Police Lt. Michael Pooley said a 31-year-old John Furfaro and a 29-year-old Candice Hough were arrested and booked into jail on 2nd degree burglary charges.

Authorities allege that the duo broke into a group home near Rural Road and Southern Avenue in Tempe and then fled on a motorcycle.

The man and woman were located inside a nearby Walmart where both individuals had changed clothes, according to Pooley.

Authorities placed the store on lockdown for a short time, he said.


Print this article Back to Top

Your Region News
West Valley Phoenix Metro Southeast Valley Northeast Valley Northern Arizona Central/Southern AZ