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May 25, 2012 > Burglary/Embezzlement Suspect Arrested

Burglary/Embezzlement Suspect Arrested

Submitted By Sgt. Huy Tran, Milpitas PD

On April 16, 2012, Milpitas Police Officers responded to a business in the 1600(b) of Centre Pointe Drive on a report of a prior commercial burglary. The victim reported that between March 30, 2012 and April 2, 2012 an unknown suspect used an unknown tool or object to pry open a locked door at the rear of the business. The victim did not notice anything missing from inside the business until April 16, 2012. The victim discovered that electronic equipment was missing.

Milpitas Police Detectives conducted follow-up on the case and were able identify the suspect as being Ryan Glenn Agas Ganiban of San Jose. Ganiban was an employee at the victim business. After further investigation, it was determined that Ganiban stole numerous items during his working hours and also retuned during closed business hours to steal items during an eight-month period. Approximately $31, 000 dollars worth of items was stolen.

On May 1, 2012, Milpitas Police Detectives arrested Ganiban at his work place. Detectives recovered approximately $22,000 in stolen equipment. Ganiban was booked into the count jail for three counts of burglary and for embezzlement.

Anyone with information regarding this incident or information on the outstanding stolen property is encouraged to call the Milpitas Police Department at (408) 586-2400. Information can also be given anonymously by calling (408) 586-2500, or via the Milpitas Police Department website at

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