Burglary

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Suspected burglar nabbed after he napped

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Police in Northern California say a burglary suspect might have gotten away if he hadn’t gotten sleepy. The Sacramento Bee reports 68-year-old Daniel Chaconas was arrested Saturday after napping in a […]

09/30/2013

Burglary suspect falls through ceiling

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A burglar who tried to break into an ATM at a bank in San Francisco was arrested Friday after he hopped onto the roof of a nearby building to escape and […]

09/20/2013

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Braggart burglar sentenced to 105 years to life

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A career criminal has been sentenced to 105 years to life in prison after boasting to authorities that he had a master’s degree in burglary. The Orange County Register reports […]

06/08/2013

Female boxer gets championship belts back

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two stolen championship belts have been returned to a female boxer after Los Angeles police linked a fingerprint to the suspected burglar.

02/19/2013

6 charged in $3.2M Santa Monica art, Porsche theft

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) – Los Angeles County prosecutors have charged six people in the theft of $3.2 million worth of paintings, wine, jewelry and a Porsche from a Santa Monica home.

01/05/2013

Burglary suspect's GPS bracelet leads to arrest

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Los Angeles police have arrested a burglary suspect after tracing his movements from a GPS monitor he wore while allegedly commiting the crime. A police statement says 48-year-old Wilbert Matheney was […]

10/08/2012

Burglary shooting in Garden Grove

GARDEN GROVE (CNS) – A suspected burglar trying to break into a Garden Grove home was shot by the resident today, police said. A man was attempting to break into a home about 9 a.m. […]

09/26/2012

82-year-old woman charged in series of burglaries

TORRANCE (CNS) – An 82-year-old woman was charged today with eight felony counts for allegedly taking about $17,000 from various medical and dental offices in the South Bay between March and August. Doris Ann Gamble […]

09/04/2012

Beware of opportunistic crime in hot weather

SEAL BEACH (CNS) – Seal Beach police warned residents to beware of burglars who take advantage of open windows during hot spells. Two residential burglaries took place in the city’s Old Town section during the […]

09/01/2012