2 men linked to several burglaries, thefts arrested by Scottsdale police

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Tylor Ritchie, 24, and Alexander Zaitsev, 24. (Source: Scottsdale PD) Tylor Ritchie, 24, and Alexander Zaitsev, 24. (Source: Scottsdale PD)
Tylor Ritchie, 24. (Source: Scottsdale PD) Tylor Ritchie, 24. (Source: Scottsdale PD)
Alexander Zaitsev, 24. (Source: Scottsdale PD) Alexander Zaitsev, 24. (Source: Scottsdale PD)
Ritchie and Zaitsev together on surveillance cameras. (Source: Scottsdale PD) Ritchie and Zaitsev together on surveillance cameras. (Source: Scottsdale PD)
SCOTTSDALE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

The Scottsdale Police Department arrested two men who were linked to several burglaries and thefts earlier this year.

With help from Silent Witness, the suspects were identified as 24-year-old Tylor Ritchie and 24-year-old Alexander Zaitsev.

Police said Ritchie and Zaitsev were wanted in connection to 17 burglaries and thefts, 10 in Scottsdale and 7 in Peoria.

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They were arrested driving a stolen vehicle by Scottsdale police on June 15.

The total value of property stolen by Ritchie and Zaitsev was estimated at $50,000, according to police.

One of the burglaries these two men allegedly committed occurred on March 19, around 11:30 p.m. and 2 a.m.

According to a news release, Ritchie and Zaitsev stole wallets, credit cards, golf clubs and other items. They then drove to a Scottsdale SuperPumper gas station and dropped two credit cards belonging to separate people.

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