By CBS13 Staff

MODESTO (CBS13) — A man suspected in a spree of burglaries – and one arson attempt – at several Modesto stores has been arrested, police say.

The burglaries happened back in January. Detectives used surveillance photos to identify 35-year-old Modesto resident Jeremy Gress as the suspect in burglaries at the Smart Foods and F.Y.E. stores earlier in the month.

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Gress was also identified as the suspect in a burglary at the Dina Gas Station later in January, police say.

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Further, detectives say they have linked Gress to two other attempted burglaries at other Modesto businesses. Gress is also facing an arson charge for allegedly trying to light a window on fire at one of the businesses he tried to hit, police say.

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Gress has been booked into jail and is facing five counts of burglary and one charge of arson.