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Deputies ID man accused of burglary, criminal damage at Tucson school

Paul David Chavez (Source: Pima County Sheriff's Department) Paul David Chavez (Source: Pima County Sheriff's Department)
PIMA COUNTY, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Deputies have identified a man arrested for burglary at a Tucson school this past weekend.

According to the Pima County Sheriff's Department, 48-year-old Paul David Chavez was arrested on Sunday, Nov. 19, after a brief chase outside Hohokam Middle School, 7400 S. Settler Avenue.

Chavez was booked into the Pima County Jail on the following charges: third-degree burglary, aggravated criminal damage - defacing a school, possession of burglary tools, and resisting arrest.

The school, which is near South Camino de Oeste and West Los Reales Road, is vacant.

Dep. Cody Gress, a spokesman from PCSD, said deputies found signs of forced entry and established a perimeter. Chavez ran from the scene, but deputies caught him, according to Gress.

He said Chavez was hurt, but not seriously. 

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