Suspect in Big 8 Parking Lot Burglary Charged

EL PASO, TX (KTSM) - A 24-year-old El Paso man was arrested on several charges stemming from an alleged car burglary in the parking lot of a Lower Valley Big 8.

According to police, members of the Gang Suppression Unit spotted Aaron Martinez, 24, inside of a white Ford truck just after midnight Saturday morning. When the officer approached Martinez, he allegedly started to run away from the officers. He was arrested after a brief foot chase and taken into custody.

Officers determined that the Ford truck was not his and he was charged with Criminal Trespass and Evading Arrest or Detention/with Previous Conviction.

Martinez was also allegedly in possession of Marijuana less than 2 oz. He was booked into the El Paso County Jail on all charges and his bonds totaled $1,800.

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