MPD Make an Arrest in Multiple School Break-Ins


By CBS-8 Reporter

Montgomery Police have arrested Tarus Giles, 29, in connection with multiple school break-ins.

Police say around 2 a.m. on Monday, January 28, they responded to Floyd Elementary School on the 600 block of Augusta Avenue.

Police found a broken window and witnessed Giles running in front of the building.

After questioning, detectives developed information to charge Giles with 10 counts of third-degree burglary in connection with the break-ins.

The majority of the school burglaries involved the theft of petty cash.

Police say the burglaries involved the following schools.

Carver Elementary, November 19, 2012

P.A.C.E. Alternative School, November 22, 2012

Jefferson Davis High School, January 14, 2013

Southlawn Elementary, January 14, 2013

Peter Crump Elementary, January 14, 2013

Lanier High School, January 26, 2013

Forest Avenue Elementary, the weekend of January 28, 2013

Capitol Heights Junior High, the weekend of January 28, 2013

Robert E. Lee High School, the weekend of January 28, 2013

Floyd Elementary, January 28, 2013

Giles is being held under bonds totaling $142,500.


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