JCSO: Man burglarizes Southwest Plaza JCPenney store, fills suitcases with stolen merchandise

Posted at 3:46 PM, Feb 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-03 17:46:58-05

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — The JCPenney store in the Southwest Plaza Mall was targeted by a burglar who used suitcases to haul away stolen merchandise, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.

Mario Kaiser is accused in the overnight burglary and was arrested by deputies in the area near the mall shortly after they arrived.

Deputies responded to the retail store for an alarm in the early morning hours Wednesday. When deputies entered the store, they observed numerous luggage type bags filled with merchandise from the store, the sheriff’s office tweeted.

After reviewing surveillance video from the store, deputies located the suspect nearby. Kaiser was booked in the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office detention facility on of second-degree burglary, felony theft, and second-degree criminal trespass.