Two Burglary Arrests in the Same Night

Two Burglary Arrests in the Same Night
Photo: Alejandro Rodriguez

SANTA CRUZ – The SCPD made two burglary arrests on the same night of September 17.

The first arrest occurred after 7:00 p.m. when officers responded to a burglary in progress in the 500 block of Market Street. The call came from a passing motorist who spotted “a suspicious male standing by a window outside a home.”

In addition, the driver noticed a screwdriver in the suspect’s hand as he stood next to a broken window.


Alexander Torres

Then the homeowner also came into the picture, and the suspect threatened them. The SCPD quickly set up a perimeter and soon arrested 42-year-old transient Alejandro Rodriguez. The arrest occurred near Goss and North Branciforte Avenues.

Rodriguez’s charges are assault and burglary.

Two hours later a similar incident occurred when “officers responded to a subject attempting to break into a commercial building.” this incident occurred on the 1100 block of Ocean Street.

Officer’s  arrested another transient – 27-year-old Alexander Torres. He was already on probation for burglary tools and other crimes.



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