Kent County Sheriff Detectives have been investigating numerous business burglaries and recovered a large amount of stolen property on Sunday, September 11. The thefts occurred in Muskegon, Ottawa, and Kent Counties and have been occurring for weeks. The businesses range from hydroponics to computer repair and video rental stores.
Investigators served a search warrant on the suspect’s residence on the northwest side of Grand Rapids on Sunday morning. The suspect was taken into custody while he sat at the trunk of his car sorting through hundreds of video games that completely filled his trunk. Detectives are now sorting through the property to identify victims of the thefts and return the merchandise.
Thomas Andrew Hathaway, 27, was arrested and charged with three separate accounts of Breaking and Entering a building. Bond was set at $50,000 on each charge.