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NAPA, CA – In the early hours of the morning, a local convenience market fell victim to a burglary, resulting in an approximate loss of $1500 in cash and various miscellaneous items. Napa Police Department (NPD) officers, swift to respond, utilized surveillance footage to identify the alleged perpetrator, subsequently leading to the issuance of a search warrant for the suspect’s residence.
NPD officers executed the search warrant later in the afternoon, successfully locating clothing believed to have been worn during the burglary, as well as a substantial sum of cash. The suspect, identified as Bruce Mckenzie, now faces charges of burglary and violation of probation.
The surveillance footage played a pivotal role in the swift identification of Mckenzie, allowing law enforcement to take prompt action in securing a search warrant. The search of his residence yielded crucial evidence, including clothing matching the description provided by the surveillance video.
Authorities have not disclosed specific details regarding the miscellaneous items stolen during the burglary, emphasizing the ongoing nature of the investigation. The NPD has assured the public that they are diligently working to gather all pertinent information related to the incident.
Bruce Mckenzie was promptly taken into custody and booked into the Napa County Department of Corrections, where he awaits due process. The charges against him include burglary, a serious offense that carries significant legal consequences, as well as a violation of probation, indicating a potential prior history of criminal activity.