Law enforcement officials with the Paso Robles Police Department announced the arrest of four people, three of whom are adults and one of whom is a juvenile, in connection with a commercial burglary. The burglary reportedly occurred on Feb. 2 around 11:55 p.m. in the 700 block of 24th Street at the Campo Ceramics store located there.
According to the California authorities, police responded to the store when the business's burglary alarm alerted them. Upon arrival, they found significant damage inside the store, and the glass had been smashed in to gain entry. Officers reviewed surveillance video taken from inside of the store.
An 18-year-old man was taken into custody several hours later after police indicated he matched the description on the video of one of the suspects. Upon his arrest, he was reportedly found to be in possession of a number of items stolen from Campo Ceramics. Upon further investigation, the other three suspects were arrested over the following 12 hours. They included an 18-year-old man, a 19-year-old man and a juvenile. The three adults are all facing multiple felony charges and are currently in custody at the San Luis Obispo County Jail. The juvenile was taken to the Juvenile Services Center. Reportedly, the business sustained losses of approximately $4,000 in the burglary.
Adult sentencing can bring with it the potential for long terms of incarceration in prison. People who are accused of committing criminal offenses may benefit by consulting with a criminal defense attorney. An attorney may be able to identify defenses upon a review of the evidence. He or she may also be able to secure a favorable plea that avoids exposure to prison time.
Source: KEYT, "Paso Robles commercial burglary arrests," Oscar Flores, 02/05/2015