Phoenix

Police make arrest in burglary at Katie Hobbs’ campaign headquarters

Phoenix police have recognized the person arrested in reference to the break-in of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Katie Hobbs’ campaign headquarters in Phoenix.  

That man, Daniel Mota Dos Reis, 36, was already in jail. He was first arrested Wednesday morning for a separate industrial burglary, in response to a police assertion.

The break-in at Hobbs’ office was reported to police on Tuesday afternoon, and police mentioned it occurred someday the evening earlier than.

An officer noticed photos of Mota Dos Reis on the information on Wednesday evening and acknowledged him from the prior incident, the police assertion mentioned. The officer reached out to the jail and the division rearrested him. 

He was booked on suspicion of third-degree burglary, the police assertion mentioned.

It is not clear what was taken from the campaign office, however Mota Dos Reis had a backpack with instruments used for burglaries together with a brand new digicam when he was first arrested Wednesday. A Hobbs campaign spokesperson beforehand mentioned nobody was at the office at the time of the break-in and a number of other gadgets have been taken.

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