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APACHE JUNCTION — A man has been charged with nine felonies after being arrested for the burglary of two vehicles in Apache Junction.

Marcus Tranmer, 26, faces charges including trafficking in stolen property, burglary, theft and possession of a dangerous drug.

The Apache Junction Police Department received a report that two vehicles had been burglarized in the parking lot of an automotive shop during the early morning hours of May 21. The burglaries were recorded by surveillance cameras.

Tranmer, 26, allegedly stole two credit cards and three handguns from one of the vehicles.

On May 27, Tranmer was located and arrested on an outstanding warrant.

According to a probable cause statement from police, Tranmer admitted to the burglaries and said he had traded the credit cards and guns for cash and drugs.

When Tranmer was arrested, he was allegedly in possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. He is in custody at the Pinal County jail, being held on a $10,000 secured bond.

Of Tranmer’s nine charges, the most serious is trafficking in stolen property in the first degree, a Class 2 felony. He also faces three Class 4 felonies, two Class 5 felonies and three Class 6 felonies.


Brian Wright is the sports editor at PinalCentral. He can be reached at bwright@pinalcentral.com.