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