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Glendale PD: Accused thief steals SUV, ATVs and a trailer in a 2-day crime spree

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Posted at 1:55 PM, Dec 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-05 17:51:59-05

A man was caught by Glendale police after allegedly stealing an SUV, two ATV's and a trailer from different victims over two days. 

According to Glendale police, on November 28 an officer witnessed a Trailblazer SUV driving recklessly near 43rd and Glendale avenues. 

The suspect, later identified as 23-year-old Jesus Ivan Martinez, ran from the vehicle after stopping at a strip mall about a mile away. 

He was soon taken into custody after running through several residential yards. 

Police say the Trailblazer, trailer and ATV's were all reported stolen from three different victims in Glendale and Phoenix. 

Investigators also allegedly found other stolen items including a television, carpeting, and boxes of laminate flooring. 

Martinez has been charged with multiple counts of vehicle theft and burglary.