Aug 19, 2013 5:59 PM by Brian White

House raid put Tully Elem. on lockdown Monday morning

TUCSON - Tucson Police raided a house with guns drawn Monday morning, prompting a discretionary lockdown at nearby Tully Elementary School.

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The school was put into the heightened security mode at about 9 a.m. when the warrant was served at a home in the 1700 block of West Elm, Tucson Police said.

Officers obtained the warrant in a case involving the trafficking of stolen property.

Information that the suspect was armed lead police to lock down the school as a precaution.

Detectives have been investigating a rash of burglaries in the Tucson area of business-- mostly optical and cellular retailers, police said. Lt. Graves says detectives have also been looking into stolen vehicles used in these burglaries. A stolen car lead investigators to this location, Graves said.

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