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Scottsdale police make 2 more arrests related to 2020 mall unrest

Police are still making arrests nearly a year later after the civil unrest in downtown Scottsdale that led to looting in May of last year.

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Editor's note: The above video originally aired on Aug. 4, 2020.

Two more people have been arrested by Scottsdale Police for their alleged involvement in a looting in downtown Scottsdale, nearly one year after the incident happened.

The Scottsdale Police Department said it has now arrested 57 people post-incident for their involvement in crimes on those nights in May 2020.

Scottsdale PD said Nicholas Dowd, 20, was arrested after evidence showed he broke into an AT&T Store on the corner of Scottsdale and Camelback roads. Police say Dowd was booked and released on charges of burglary. 

Credit: Scottsdale PD

Yolanda Rochel, 41, was also arrested last week on felony charges of theft and trafficking in stolen property. 

Police say Rochel was identified as a suspect after attempting to sell items that were stolen from a Montblanc store during the looting. Police say $6,370 worth of property was recovered. 

Credit: Scottsdale PD

In total, Scottsdale PD says more than $241,000 worth of merchandise has been returned to businesses. 

Meanwhile, the department continues to investigate incidents from those nights.