Police Arrest Two Suspects in Overnight Interrupted Burglary, Two Still at Large
Photo: Jamel Walker and Jamal Willie
PALO ALTO — The PAPD arrested two suspects detained during a coin shop burglary at The Coin Broker. It is located at 855 El Camino Real in the Town and Country Shopping Center in Palo Alto.
PAPD officers responded to a silent alarm call that occurred on July 21 around 2:30 a.m,. They witnessed four suspects standing in front of the business.
It appeared that the suspects had broken in through the front door. The suspects attempted to steal a large number of coins and cash found at the business.
According to police, “Responding officers in their patrol vehicles quickly blocked two suspects from escaping.” They arrested 25-year-old Jamal Deshawn Willie of Los Angeles and 20-year-old Jamel Kenneth Walker of Cypress.
Their charges are felony commercial burglary and conspiracy to commit a crime. Walker also faces a charge for committing a felony while out on bail.
However two suspects, upon seeing the police arrive, were able to escape in a Kia Soul. They began throwing change from the driver side window as they drove away at a high rate of speed.
Consequently, police recovered hundreds of coins along Embarcadero Road. The identity of the outstanding suspects is still unpublished.
Anyone with information about this incident may call our 24-hour dispatch center at 650-329-2413. Anonymous tips can be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or sent via text message or voicemail to 650-383-8984.