Reno Police Arrest Suspect In Attempted Commercial Burglary
Reno Police have made an arrest in an attempted commercial burglary early Sunday morning.
Police say they responded to the Money Tree on Clearacre Lane around 2 a.m. for a report of a burglary alarm.
When police arrived on scene, they found a ladder leaning against the back wall of the business, leading to the roof. Officers say they soon found the suspect, 34-year old Jason Stidham, drilling into the business from the roof. He reportedly tried to get away by jumping off the roof, which was a 20-foot drop.
Police say he was soon taken into custody after a brief struggle with officers. He received some minor injuries from his attempted escape.
Police say Stidham was well-prepared for the incident with drilling tools, saws, a video scope, video cameras for surveillance, and a police scanner.
He faces multiple charges, including attempted burglary, possession of a stolen vehicle and resisting arrest.
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