* Gilroy Police Arrest 3 Men in Possession of Stolen Saws and Generators
Published by Junior Staff Writer on June 30, 2009
Police arrested three men allegedly caught unloading stolen tools at a Gilroy business early Monday morning. Gilroy police responded to a report of suspicious activity at a business in the 100 block of Luchessa Avenue at around 3:40 a.m. When officers arrived, three men got into a white Dodge Caravan and attempted to flee. Officers chased the vehicle and the three abandoned the car and tried to evade police on foot. All three were eventually apprehended. The van contained more than $10,000 worth of stolen saws, generators and other commercial items, police said. The three suspects, residents of the Los Angeles area, were booked at Santa Clara County jail for burglary, conspiracy, vehicle pursuit and resisting arrest, according to police. They are Luis Gil, 18, Walter Lopez, 30, and Joel Santos, 23.