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Los Altos police arrest two for June burglary

Original post made on Aug 28, 2012

Los Altos police announced they have arrested two people for a June 23 burglary in Los Altos Hills in which burglars stole a car and credit cards, which were later used to purchase $30,000 in goods, including a rental car.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, August 28, 2012, 9:05 AM

Comments (13)

Posted by Solon, a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Aug 28, 2012 at 10:35 am

Illegals? How do we know?
Criminal history?
VOter registration?
Plaintiff/defendant index?
Credit report?
rap sheet?
Neighbor interviews????

DO they have some of YOUR stuff that was stolen?
Cities they operate in?
What is their livelihood? "STEAL" ??????

Could paper routinely do a back ground check, internet search, interviews or local high schools or Merlin or Lexis search on each perp?

PROTECT US !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by N. Watch, a resident of Los Altos
on Aug 28, 2012 at 10:54 am

Could they be responsible for the string of burglaries along the 280 corridor? A description of the car they used would be helpful as well as what links they had to the community. How did they know the occupants were away? Were they workers or friends of workers?

Posted by Gethin, a resident of Midtown
on Aug 28, 2012 at 10:58 am

I think what is missing here is a big thank you and job well done to the police officers involved!

Posted by Kate, a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Aug 28, 2012 at 11:06 am

The police let them GO? They no doubt WENT - they're outta here!!!! Would the police please explain this one. And from where did they get the bail money? Somebody's credit card? This makes NO sense.

Posted by Takeyertime!, a resident of Greater Miranda
on Aug 28, 2012 at 11:10 am

The article says the arrests were made in July. Why has it taken until late August to get this info published?

She's OR'd. He's where?

When's the trial?

Posted by musical, a resident of Palo Verde
on Aug 28, 2012 at 11:37 am

Sometimes all you can do is shake your head.

Posted by Hmmm, a resident of East Palo Alto
on Aug 28, 2012 at 4:37 pm

The police didn't let them go. The court, as is standard, ordered bail for them, they met the bail criteria & bailed out. They're not violent offenders, the jails are full - what do you folks expect?

Either they'll participate in the adjudication procedures or they'll be in the wind. If the latter, the bail money may be forfeited.

Posted by Bob, a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Aug 28, 2012 at 6:13 pm

> I think what is missing here is a big thank you and job well ]done to > the police officers involved!

Ah ... what about the credit card company, and the rental car company? They had a part in this that could not be achieved by the police alone.

Posted by musical, a resident of Palo Verde
on Aug 28, 2012 at 6:28 pm

Future customers will reimburse the credit card company and the rental car company for the losses. What happens to the bail money?

Posted by total, a resident of Green Acres
on Aug 28, 2012 at 7:05 pm

how's this -- even ''god'' has no concept of ''god''. that is really ''the way it is''.

Posted by Huh, a resident of Midtown
on Aug 28, 2012 at 9:42 pm

@total How is your post relevant to anything at all?

Posted by some guy, a resident of Downtown North
on Aug 29, 2012 at 1:12 pm

No wonder she's smiling. Probably leaching off our tax dollars too.

Posted by some guy, a resident of another community
on Aug 29, 2012 at 8:16 pm

some guy stole my handle. I'm the original some guy.

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