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San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office confirmed the arrest of a San Francisco man regarding vehicle thefts

San Mateo County, California – In a notable crackdown on vehicle-related crimes, the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of a 39-year-old San Francisco man on charges of auto burglary, vehicle tampering, and possession of burglary tools. The arrest, which took place on Friday, February 16, underscores the ongoing efforts by law enforcement to address the issue of vehicle thefts and break-ins within the county.

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Deputies, during a routine patrol around 11 a.m. in the Windy Hill Open Space Preserve parking lot, located in the 500 block of Portola Valley, observed the suspect appearing to scope out unoccupied vehicles. This suspicious behavior prompted them to make contact with the individual, who matched the description of a suspect wanted in connection with an auto burglary that occurred a few weeks prior in the same vicinity.

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Upon further investigation, the man was found to be carrying several tools commonly used in burglary, reinforcing the deputies’ suspicions and leading to his immediate arrest. The San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office took to social media on Saturday, February 17, to inform the public of the arrest and the charges filed against the suspect.

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Currently, the suspect is being held at the Maguire Correctional Facility as the investigation proceeds. Authorities are calling on anyone with additional information related to this case or other similar incidents to come forward. Deputy Moreno, who can be reached at mailto:[email protected]or by phone at 650-363-4911, is handling inquiries. For those wishing to provide information anonymously, the Sheriff’s Office has made available an Anonymous Tip Line at 1-800-547-2700.

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