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CHANDLER, Ariz. -- A Mesa man has been arrested in connection with a string of vending-machine burglaries in Chandler.

Chandler police said 32-year-old Christopher Jon Ash was identified as a suspect in the case through photographs and surveillance video.

He's being held on suspicion of six counts of third-degree burglary, four counts of possession of burglary tools and one count of theft control of stolen property.

Ash is accused of stealing money from a soda machine at an apartment clubhouse Jan. 26.

Police said Ash fled the scene by the time officers arrived, but was arrested later at a traffic stop.

Ash has also been charged with two other burglaries in Chandler this month and three last August.

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