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UPDATE: Third arrest made in Cleveland church burglaries

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UPDATE: A third suspect in the recent burglary of several Cleveland churches has been arrested.

Cleveland Police Department Detective Bill Parks received a tip about a third suspect while reviewing surveillance video.

Parks and a uniformed officer went to an address where they found suspect identified Michael Martin, 22.

While being interviewed by detectives, Martin confessed to entering two churches and stealing and vandalizing.

Martin has been charged with two counts of burglary, two counts of theft under $500 and one count of attempted burglary.


UPDATE: A second arrest has been made in connection with the church burglaries in Cleveland. 

Twenty-five year old Clint Neice was taken into custody Monday in Asheville, North Carolina on warrants out of Bradley County, TN.

He is awaiting extradition back to Cleveland. _______________________________________________________________________________

PREVIOUS STORY: Police have arrested a man for his part in church burglaries.

Police arrested 25-year-old Justin Lee Bazzano at the Horizon Square Apartments in Cleveland.

Bazzano was charged with two counts of Burglary, two counts of Vandalism over $500 and two counts of Theft over $1000. 

Police still have active warrants for the second suspect 25-year-old Clint A. Neice.

Police tell Channel 3 Neice has tattoos on both arms and on the left side of his neck. 

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Clint A. Neice is urged to call Detective Bill Parks of the Criminal Investigations Division at 423-559-3321.

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