Charges have been filed against a suspect believed responsible for committing at least 14 burglaries of businesses in the Houston area since early March.
The suspect, identified as Torron Jermaine Alexander (b/m, 42), is charged with two counts of burglary of a building in the 248th State District Court. A photo of Alexander is attached to this news release.
Alexander targeted U-Haul stores and Community Self Storage businesses and is accused in the following incidents:
March 3 – U-Haul at 6505 Fondren
March 3 – U-Haul at 10621 Main
March 17 – Community Self Storage at 2515 Washington Avenue
March 18 – Community Self Storage at 2515 Washington Ave.
March 22 – U-Haul at 14225 Northwest Freeway
March 23 – Community Self Storage at 2101 South Voss
March 24 – Community Self Storage at 12906 Fry Road (Harris County)
March 26 – U-Haul at 8550 State Highway 6 North (Harris County)
March 30 – U-Haul at 10220 Old Katy Road
March 30 – Community Self Storage at 2515 Washington Ave.
April 13 – Community Self Storage at 2101 South Voss
April 14 – U-Haul at 5503 Almeda Road
April 22 – U-Haul at 2222 Southwest Freeway
April 27 – U-Haul at 6808 Bissonnet
Investigators stated Alexander arrived at each business during closing hours driving a stolen U-Haul truck, picked up a landscaping rock and shattered glass at the business to gain entry. Once inside, he stole cash and televisions.
Authorities in Fort Bend County arrested Alexander following a short vehicle pursuit on May 5. He remains in the Fort Bend County Jail on charges of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, felony evading and a burglary of a U-Haul in that county.