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Suspect arrested in theft of $100K in production equipment for NFL Experience in Phoenix

Feb 9, 2023, 11:01 AM

George Rodriguez (Maricopa County Sheriff's Office photo)

(Maricopa County Sheriff's Office photo)

PHOENIX — A suspect accused of stealing $100,000 in production equipment for the NFL Experience in downtown Phoenix was arrested, authorities said Thursday.

George Rodriguez, 36, is accused of stealing the items from a third-party vendor at a parking garage at Second and Washington streets on Saturday.

Detectives said several leads pointed them to Rodriguez, who was arrested Tuesday.

The stolen equipment was returned to the third-party vendor, police said.

Rodriguez was booked into jail on one count of theft.

An investigation into the incident is ongoing.

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Suspect arrested in theft of $100K in production equipment for NFL Experience in Phoenix