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April 27, 2012 > Auto burglary suspects arrested

Auto burglary suspects arrested

Submitted By Officer Qureshi, Milpitas PD

On April 23, 2012 at 4:13 a.m., Milpitas Police officers arrested three Fremont residents for a variety of crimes, including auto burglary, possession of stolen property, conspiracy and prowling, on the 100 (B) of Greentree Way.

Milpitas Police Department officers responded to a report of three subjects with flashlights looking into vehicles in the area of Greentree Way and Fallen Leaf Drive. Officers arrived and saw Alex Drobot, 18, Marlon Nathaniel, 21, and a 16 year-old male suspect, who were walking on the driveways of homes on the street. Officers detained the subjects who matched the description provided by the citizen who originally called police.

Further investigation revealed that the subjects had flashlights as well as numerous cellular telephones, an iPod and other items that were believed to have been stolen from various vehicles in the area. Officers checked the area and discovered seven burglarized vehicles. At least three additional vehicles were later reported as being burglarized. Several victims of the burglaries identified items in possession of the suspects as items that had been stolen from their vehicles.

Drobot and Nathaniel were booked into the Santa Clara County Main Jail for seven counts of auto burglary, possession of stolen property, conspiracy, prowling and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. The juvenile was booked into Juvenile Hall for seven counts of auto burglary, possession of stolen property, conspiracy, prowling.

Anyone with information about this case should telephone the Milpitas Police Department at (408) 586-2400. Those who wish to remain anonymous can telephone the Crime Tip Hotline at (408) 586-2500 or utilize the on-line crime tip form:

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