SCOTTSDALE, AZ (3TV / CBS 5) – Eight additional people have been arrested or face charges relating to damage and looting at Scottsdale Fashion Square on Saturday night. More than $ 46,000 of property has also been recovered.
According to police, 19-year-old Sky Black and his 18-year-old girlfriend, Shemar Cooper, used a short-term rental home in Scottsdale as their meeting place before the looting. The couple was arrested for theft and trade in stolen goods. The police found stolen property from a shopping mall worth $ 11,000. There are three other teenagers on rental and all from Tucson. Investigators identified them as 18-year-old Christopher Raybon, 18-year-old Ewveromvon Usuman and 19-year-old Labrina Johnson. The three were quoted and released on charges of trespassing.
Another teenager, a 17-year-old boy, was arrested for theft and more than $ 3,500 of stolen property was found with him, police said. He will not be identified since he is under 18 years old.
Police said during the riot, 21-year-old Robby Galarza stole a $ 4,100 watch from a Tiffany jewelry store. He had just been arrested for theft and the police found a watch. Investigators say, 30-year-old Maurianna Griffin stole bags and sunglasses worth more than $ 28,000 on Saturday night. He was recently arrested and charged with theft.
The millions of people who suffered damage at the Scottsdale Fashion Square Mall after Saturday night protests turned violent
Scottsdale police said there were now 20 people arrested in connection with riots and looting in the city on Saturday night. Hundreds of people protested near the indoor mall when the violence broke out. Millions of dollars in repairs are needed at the mall.
Around 7:30 pm, people gathered again at the Capitol building in downtown Phoenix to express their sadness and anger like many people throughout the country.
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