The Jackson Police Department has arrested a man allegedly involved in recent thefts. Police were patrolling early yesterday morning when they located a suspect matching the description from the photo that was released on the departments Facebook page. The suspect, 38-year-old Jeromiah A. Trankle of Jackson, was in possession of a handgun that was reported as stolen from an earlier theft. Trankle was taken into custody. Police seized several other items that are believed to be stolen property from related thefts in Jackson and Cape Girardeau. Trankle was charged with receiving stolen property, unlawful use of a weapon, tampering with a motor vehicle and stealing. His bond is set at $25,000 cash.