Officers look for suspect in burglaries

Officers look for suspect in burglaries

YUMA, Ariz. – Two businesses were burglarized this week but police still have no suspects.

Toys R Us on 32nd Street was burglarized early Wednesday morning. Officers say someone broke a front window at the business and may have stolen items from the store.

Officers say the damage is valued at about $600.

Tuesday morning, officers were called out to Hastings on Fourth Avenue where someone had broken a window too. The burglar was able to walk away with about $2,500 worth of electronics.

The damage there is about $1,500 according to officers.

It is unknown at this point if the two incidents are related.

The Yuma Police Department encourages anybody with any information about either of these cases to please call (928) 373-4700 or 78-Crime to remain anonymous.

About The Author

Eduardo Santiago joined the FOX 9 and ABC 5 news team in February, 2012. That’s the same year KECY launched its very first local newscast. He has been covering local news in Yuma and the Imperial Valley since his start as a KYMA photojournalist in 2006. During his decade in broadcasting, Eduardo has covered some of the biggest stories in the Desert Southwest – from President Bush’s visit to Yuma, Ariz. to the uncovering of drug tunnels that span the US-Mexico border. One of the most memorable stories Eduardo covered was the 2010 Easter Earthquake that rocked the Imperial Valley, Mexicali, and Yuma. Eduardo, along with his news team, won an award from the Associated Press for best coverage of an ongoing story following the quake. Before he made his move to TV, Eduardo was just a kid born in East Los Angeles, where he spent his early childhood. His parents moved him to Mexicali, B.C. Mexico, where he did most of his elementary school education. He finally landed in El Centro, where he graduated from Central Union High School in 2005. Eduardo is currently a student at Imperial Valley College. You can find Eduardo hanging out in the Imperial Valley and Yuma with his family on any given weekend. His off-screen passion is playing guitar and sports.

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