PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office said it arrested a Portland man accused of breaking into a Sunnyside drug store to steal cigarettes.
Deputies responded to an alarm that went off at the Rite Aid on SE Sunnyside Road at 1:15 a.m. Monday. They arrived to find a broken window in front of the store.
A short while later deputies found the suspect, Tyler James Borkgren, behind a nearby Safeway supermarket. Borkgren, 18, was in possession of $324 worth of stolen cigarettes from the Rite Aid burglary at the time of being captured, deputies said.
Borkgren was detained and later admitted to committing a previous burglary at the same Rite Aid on February 12, 2020. It also involved cigarettes as well as alcohol.
Borkgen faces two counts of Burglary II.
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