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Los Altos Police Department
Tuesday July 30th, 2019 :: 09:33 a.m. PDT


Two suspects arrested for multiple residential burglaries and theft

On July 16, 2019 at approximately 4:54 am, Los Altos Police responded to the report of a residential burglary that had just occurred in the 500 block of Lassen Street. A witness reported seeing the crime occur and immediately contacted the Los Altos Police Department to provide a description of the suspects and the suspect vehicle.

A patrol officer located the suspect vehicle, a maroon/burgundy Chevrolet Tahoe, and conducted an enforcement stop near the intersection of Foothill Expressway and Magdalena Avenue in Los Altos. The vehicle was occupied by Jose Mora-Villalobos and Rosa Arellano. A search of the interior of the vehicle resulted in discovery of stolen property from three residential burglaries/thefts that had just occurred in Los Altos (Los Altos Case #: 19-0815, 19-0821 and 19-0847) and at Foothill College (Foothill-DeAnza Case #: F019-0196). The suspects were also found to be in possession of burglary tools and a controlled substance.

Officers arrested suspect Jose Mora-Villalobos and suspect Rosa Arellano for Burglary (felony) – 459 PC, Possession of Burglary Tools (misdemeanor) – 466 PC and Possession of Controlled Substance – 11377 HS. The two suspects were booked into the Santa Clara County Main Jail for the above listed violations.

Individuals who may have information pertaining to this investigation are asked to contact Detective Sergeant Brian Jeffrey of the Los Altos Police Department Investigative Services Division at (650) 947-2770. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may call the Los Altos Police Department tip-line at (650) 947-2774.

Remember, “if you see something, say something.” Los Altos community members are our eyes and ears. We encourage everyone to be a good witness and call police at the onset of suspicious activity. Being a good witness means not placing yourself or others in danger, remaining calm and quickly relaying information to dispatchers. If you see a crime in progress, call 911. For non-emergency calls, dial (650) 947-2770.

Los Altos Police Department
1 N San Antonio Rd
Los Altos, CA 94022

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 650-947-2770

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