3 U-Haul employees arrested for trafficking in stolen property

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The following is a press release from the Chandler Police Department:

CHANDLER-- In December of 2008, an off duty Chandler Police Officer went to a U-haul store, located at 1375 N. Arizona Ave., in Chandler, to purchase a trailer hitch for his vehicle. David Kinsley, an employee of U-haul assisted the officer and told the officer if he came back the next day, he would make him a better deal on the hitch.

The off duty officer left the store and reported the incident to the Chandler Police property crimes unit. The Chandler Police Property Crimes unit began a month long investigation which resulted in the arrest of Brandon Edwin Brummer, a 25-year old Mesa resident, Jarrod Eugene Vincent, a 32-year old Mesa resident as well as David Kinsley, a 19-year old Mesa resident for felony theft and trafficking in stolen property.

During the course of the investigation, detectives purchased over one hundred items, valued at approximately $10,000.00 from Brummer, the store manager for the hitch center.