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MESA, Ariz. -- A Mesa high school student is accused of stealing a laptop computer from a classroom Wednesday afternoon.
Ismael Pesqueira, 19, is a student at Career High School near Stapley Drive and Southern Avenue in Mesa.
According to Mesa police Detective Steve Berry, Pesqueira stole a laptop computer valued at $900 from a classroom and concealed it inside a friend's backpack.
Berry said the laptop was recovered and Pesqueira was in possession of a marijuana pipe at the time of his arrest.
Berry said Pesqueira had three outstanding warrants for drug-related charges and hindering prosecution and is currently on probation.
Pesqueira was booked for theft and the outstanding warrants.