Crimetracker: Man arrested for Blount County store burglaries

BLOUNT COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT) - The Blount County Sheriff's Office says they've found the guy behind three store burglaries that happened last weekend.

Deputies say James Nix, 33, burglarized the Aztec store on East Lamar Alexander Parkway early Saturday morning and the Mapco Express store on East Broadway early Sunday morning.

The sheriff's office says Nix was later identified as man in a surveillance picture trying cash stolen lottery tickets.

The investigation into the burglaries is continuing.