February 21, 2024

ALAMO — A Merced man is dealing with housebreaking costs after he allegedly left his DNA inside a neighborhood house the place he and two others made off with $100,000 price of jewellery, money and different valuables, courtroom data present.

The 26-year-old suspect was charged on Jan. 29 with first-degree residential housebreaking, a felony, in reference to the September 2023 break-in. Police say surveillance video captured three males break into a house on Sugar Creek Lane in Alamo via a rear window and ransack the place for valuables.

In a information launch, a Contra Costa Sheriff’s spokesman stated the 26-year-old is a suspect in different burglaries totaling greater than $300,000 in losses. He was arrested Jan. 25, after a police pursuit in Tehama County, authorities stated. He’s at the moment being held on costs of evading police, possessing weapons, and housebreaking, pending extradition to Contra Costa County.