Man catches suspect in Mesa tools theft on Craigslist - East Valley Tribune: Public Safety

Man catches suspect in Mesa tools theft on Craigslist

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Posted: Wednesday, September 12, 2012 12:58 pm

Authorities say an Arizona man who got his tools stolen from his truck in Mesa has caught the suspect on Craigslist.

KSAZ-TV reports ( that the man caught the suspect after arranging a meeting with the seller and suspect, Daniel Roach. Authorities say the man set up the meeting when he noticed an ad on Craigslist for tools described as those that were stolen from him weeks before.

According to court documents, Roach stole the tools from a truck outside a home in Mesa.

Police arrested Roach and charged him with theft and trafficking stolen property.

It was unclear if Roach had an attorney.

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