LONOKE, AR - Lonoke County investigators believe a man arrested in Ward is responsible for cellphone store burglaries in Arkansas, Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana.
Michael Grand, 24, is suspected to be behind burglaries in Little Rock, North Little Rock, Cabot, Beebe, Stuttgart, Magnolia and Lonoke, as well as burglaries in other states.
According to Lt. James Kulesa with the Lonoke County Sheriff's Office, Grand is suspected of taking around $300,000 worth of smart phones and iPads from the businesses.
Sheriff John Staley says this is a widespread investigation involving numerous agencies and states.
Grand is currently being held at the Lonoke County Detention Facility.