• Arizona man builds gym, boxing ring inside storage building for Mesa museum, police say

    By: Bob D'Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

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    MESA, Ariz. - An Arizona man is accused of breaking into a museum storage building and constructing a boxing ring and gym inside the facility, police said.

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    Anthony Glenn Schweinister, 33, was arrested Sept. 3 by Mesa police and charged with criminal damage and third-degree burglary, according to Maricopa County court records.

    Police said Schweinister used bolt cutters to break into a city-owned building used to house items for the Arizona Natural History Museum, KNXV reported.

    Schweinister allegedly built a boxing ring and spray painted a giant skull on the floor, according to court records. Prosecutors said Schweinister caused more than $2,000 damage to the building and museum artifacts, KNXV reported.

    Police said Schweinister admitted to entering the building "numerous times" to build the ring and gym, the television station reported.

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