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Burglary Suspect Arrested by Morgan Hill Police After Chase

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MORGAN HILL POLICE PRESS RELEASE

Burglary Suspect Arrested

On August 7 2013, Morgan Hill Police Officers were dispatched to the area of Barnell Ave on a report of a suspicious male subject in the rear yard of a residence. While responding to the call, witnesses report seeing the male subject fleeing the area on a bicycle towards Dunne Ave. Responding officers locate the suspect’s discarded bicycle in the yard of a residence located on Dunne near Del Monte Ave. A perimeter was established and another witness led officers to the Dollar Tree store.

As officers initiated a search of the Dollar Tree store, the suspect ran out of the store through the rear doors. Officers spotted the suspect and chased him. Officers tackled the suspect as he ran through the Monte Vista Apartments. The suspect, later identified as 33 year old Jaime Alvarado of Morgan Hill, had multiple warrants for his arrest and was taken into custody without further incident. During the investigation, Officers determined Alvarado was allagedly responsible for a series of burglaries in Morgan Hill. Alvarado was later booked into the Santa Clara County Main Jail for burglary and resisting arrest.

This case would not have been solved and property recovered as quickly as it was without the assistance and willingness of our community to get involved and report suspicious activity. Together we have solved yet another crime as a result of our strong partnership.

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