November 13, 2012 > Commercial burglars arrested
Commercial burglars arrested
Submitted By Sgt. Abbie Serrano, Milpitas PD
On November 04, 2012, at approximately 12:56 p.m., a Milpitas police officer was patrolling in the 1600(B) of McCandless Dr. and noticed someone walking in the area of a vacant business. The officer confronted Gregory Mackin of San Jose as he traversed the parking lot adjacent to the vacant commercial buildings. Officers quickly arrived on scene and began setting up a perimeter around the building.
A second person, Lawrence Rabello (San Jose), was apprehended as he exited the south side of the vacant building. Both men were arrested and booked into the Santa Clara County Jail. Gregory Mackin was arrested for prowling. Lawrence Rabello was arrested for commercial burglary and an outstanding warrant.
The Milpitas Police Department continues to work together with the community and encourage residents and business owners to call the police department if you see suspicious persons or suspicious activity. Anyone with any information on crimes or suspicious activity occurring in Milpitas is encouraged to call the Milpitas Police Department at (408) 586-2400. In the case of in-progress crimes, or emergencies, please call 9-1-1. Information can also be given anonymously by calling (408) 586-2500 or via the Milpitas Police Department website at: http://www.ci.milpitas.ca.gov/government/police/crime_tip.asp