Suspected Macy's burglar arrested

Suspected Macy's burglar arrested
KENNEWICK POLICE DEPT. NEWS RELEASE -- On December 31, 2013 at 2044 hours, Officers were dispatched to Macy's regarding multiple alarm trips.

Officers found that there was forced entry into the store. With assistance from the Richland Police Department and K9 assistance from Pasco Police, officers checked the inside of the store finding no one. No one was found inside; however, when officers had arrived at Macy's to begin with, a male identified as 37-year old Aaron Meola, was found near the building.

Macy's Loss Prevention provided video evidence showing this male having been in the building at one of the alarm trip locations. Meola was arrested and taken to Benton County jail on investigation of burglary in the second degree.