Beaverton Police have arrested a man in connection with more than 20 robberies of storage units, apartment garages and new construction sites.
40-year-old Timothy Vandehey is charged with Theft in the First Degree, Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Burglary in the Second Degree and Aggravated Theft in the First Degree.
Vandehey is suspected to have committed twenty or more burglaries within the Washington County area. On the 14th, Beaverton Police detectives executed four search warrants in connection with the investigation and recovered three van loads full of stolen property.
Approximately $15,000 worth of new construction materials has already been returned to construction companies.
Vandehey was taken to Washington County Jail where he is still in custody.
Detectives are asking the public to check their storage units and apartment garages to ensure they are not a burglary victim. If someone is a burglary victim Beaverton Police Department would ask they call 503-629-0111 and report the burglary to a Beaverton Police Officer.