Lima, Ohio (WIMA) - On Wednesday- Detectives from the Allen County Sheriff’s Office took 51 year old Mark Ball of Lima into custody for being a suspect in recent burglaries throughout the area.

DNA collected from a burglary that occurred in Allen County on June 23rd matched the DNA of Ball.

Upon further investigation after his arrest- it was found that he was involved in at least five burglaries in Allen County.

As of today Ball has been linked to twenty-nine burglaries in four counties.