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Sturtevant police say they have suspected burglar Kyle Kraft in custody.

He was arrested Saturday night at the Hiawatha Bar & Grill on Durand Avenue after someone tipped off police that he was there.

Kraft was wanted by the Department of Corrections in connection with several burglaries in Sturtevant and surrounding communities. SPD issued the alert of Kraft’s arrest last month.

Sturtevant officers on the department’s Facebook page thanked the public for their helping apprehending him.

Last month we shared information on a suspect in several area burglaries. That story was shared hundreds of times and seen by over 35,000 people. Local news outlets also ran the story and it was seen by many more. Last night Kyle Kraft was arrested after he was spotted at one our our local businesses.Thank you to everyone involved, everyone who shared our story, and everyone who helped us by keeping an eye out for him.

Kraft was booked into the Racine County Jail on a misdemeanor count of possession of drug paraphernalia.

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