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Auto Burglary Suspect Arrested; Credit Card Fraud

An alert parking enforcement officer spotted three people casing cars. One was wanted for auto burglaries around the Bay Area. Sheriff reports July 25 - 29.

July 25

2:19 a.m., Capistrano @ SR1, Princeton: DUI.  Deputy on patrol observed the loud screeching and spinning of tires and saw a vehicle perform an illegal u-turn. The driver was contacted and appeared to be intoxicated. CHP arrived on scene to complete the DUI investigation and subsequent arrest.

12:35 p.m., Poplar Beach parking lot, HMB: Auto Burglary Arrest. Parking enforcement officer on patrol observed vehicle driving slowly and looking at unoccupied vehicles in a beach parking lot. The officer recognized one of the three subjects from law enforcement flyers, as being a suspect in recent auto burglaries in San Mateo County and the East Bay. Deputies responded and detained the subjects while an outside law enforcement agency responded to take custody of one of the subjects.

July 26

9:03 a.m., SR1 @ Main, HMB: Hit & Run. Deputy dispatched to hit and run collision, when an unknown driver knocked down a light pole.

8:01 p.m., 0-100 block of Bloom Ln., HMB: Violating Restraing Order Arrest. Deputies responded to report of violation of restraining order, and found the restrained party knocking on the back door of the victim’s apartment. The subject appeared to be intoxicated and was arrested and transported to SM County Jail.

July 27

2:15 p.m., 200 block of Vallejo St., El Granada: Identity Theft (Credit Card Fraud). Deputy dispatched to report of identity theft, when the victim received a call from her credit card company about fraudulent charges on her account.

9:57 p.m., N. Cabrillo Hwy @ Magellan, HMB: DUI. vehicle weaving over solid yellow lines forcing oncoming vehicle to move to the shoulder to avoid collision. The driver then nearly hit a bicyclist in the bike lane. The Deputy performed traffic stop and found the driver appeared to be intoxicated. She failed field sobriety tests and was arrested and transported to SM County Jail.

July 28

9:46 a.m., 300 block of Butano Cut Off, Pescadero: School Burglary. Deputy took report of burglary when unknown suspect(s) broke into a school maintenance building and sprayed graffiti on a cabinet and moved items within the building.

11:36 p.m., Main @ San Mateo Rd., HMB: DUI. Deputy on patrol observed vehicle drifting in and out of its lane and performed traffic stop on the vehicle. The driver appeared to have been drinking and failed field sobriety tests. He was arrested and transported to First Chance.

July 29

12:01 a.m., 1400 block of S. Cabrillo Hwy, HMB: Auto Burglary. Deputy took report of theft from vehicle, when unknown suspect(s) smashed the window of a vehicle and took numerous items, including a guitar and a camcorder.

2:09 a.m., 4100 block of N. Cabrillo Hwy, HMB: Trespassing, Public Intoxication, Resisting Officer. Deputies responded to hotel on report of unruly guests that refused to leave the hotel. Upon contact both subjects became physically resistive and were arrested and transported to SM County Jail.

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