HPD: ‘Serial burglar’ responsible for breaking into at least 14 businesses charged

HPD: ‘Serial burglar’ responsible for breaking into at least 14 businesses charged

HPD: ‘Serial burglar’ responsible for breaking into at least 14 businesses charged

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on May 21, 2014 at 9:20 AM

HOUSTON – A man suspected of committing at least 14 burglaries of businesses in the Houston area since early March is off the streets after being nabbed by Houston police.

The suspect, 42-year-old Torron Jermaine Alexander, is charged with two counts of burglary of a building. Investigators said Alexander targeted U-Haul stores and Community Self Storage businesses around town. They said he would arrive at each business during closing hours in a stolen U-Haul truck, pick up a landscaping rock and shatter glass at the business to gain entry. Once inside, he would steal cash and televisions.

Authorities in Fort Bend County arrested Alexander following a short vehicle chase on May 5. He remains in the Fort Bend County Jail on charges of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, felony evading and a burglary of a U-Haul in that county.

Alexander is accused in the following incidents:

March 3 - U-Haul at 6505 Fondren

March 3 - U-Haul at 10621 Main

March 17 - Community Self Storage at 2515 Washington Avenue

March 18 - Community Self Storage at 2515 Washington Ave.

March 22 - U-Haul at 14225 Northwest Freeway

March 23 - Community Self Storage at 2101 South Voss

March 24 - Community Self Storage at 12906 Fry Road (Harris County)

March 26 - U-Haul at 8550 State Highway 6 North (Harris County)

March 30 - U-Haul at 10220 Old Katy Road

March 30 - Community Self Storage at 2515 Washington Ave.

April 13 - Community Self Storage at 2101 South Voss

April 14 - U-Haul at 5503 Almeda Road

April 22 - U-Haul at 2222 Southwest Freeway

April 27 - U-Haul at 6808 Bissonnet

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