SAN FRANCISCO—On March 8, officers from the San Francisco Police Department’s Southern Police Station and the Patrol Bureau Task Force apprehended the suspect responsible for over eight auto burglaries in the region.

Kristen “Jason” Bell, 31, of San Francisco was taken into custody after authorities identified the suspect and conducted an extensive investigation on several leads they developed. According to a press release from the SFPD, once authorities gathered sufficient evidence to arrest, the suspect was taken into custody and conducted a search warrant on Bell’s residence.

The search warrant produced evidence tying the suspect into a number of auto break-ins. Other contraband was also located at the premises.

Bell has been charged with nine counts of auto burglary, four counts of possession of stolen property, and five counts of possession of tools used to commit burglaries.