SCOTTSDALE, AZ — Two more arrests have been made in connection to last year’s riots at Scottsdale Fashion Square mall.
According to the Scottsdale Police Department, detectives arrested Nicholas Dowd, 20, and Yolanda Rochel, 41, for their alleged involvement with the May 30th and 31 riots in downtown Scottsdale.
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Investigators were able identify Dowd as the one who broke into the AT&T mobile shop at the northeast corner Scottsdale and Camelback roads during civil unrest.
Dowd was arrested and released on felony burglary charges. Officials claimed that no property had been recovered.
Investigators were able identify Rochel as suspect because she allegedly tried to sell luxury items Montblanc, which were taken during the riot.
She was charged with theft and trafficking of stolen property. According to the Scottsdale Police Department, property worth $6,370 was seized.
The total number post-incident arrests in relation to the May 2020 riot stands at 57.
Officials estimate that victims have received merchandise worth more than $240,000.
The investigation into the case and the search for other suspects are ongoing.