Gainesville man arrested on home burglary charges


Published: Monday, July 1, 2013 at 1:49 p.m.
Last Modified: Monday, July 1, 2013 at 1:49 p.m.

Gainesville police have arrested a man in connection with a number of recent armed home burglaries.

James Grant, 51, was arrested around 3 p.m. Monday in the 300 block of Northeast 23rd Avenue, according to a police report.

Earlier on Monday, GPD had issued an alert asking the public to help locate Grant. It said Grant has a significant burglary history and is believed to be using cocaine on a regular basis.

Grant, also known as Block, was often seen traveling by bicycle in the Fifth Avenue area, GPD said.

Details of the charges against Grant were unavailable Tuesday afternoon.

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