On October 31, at about 12:42 p.m.
Officers responded to a radio call for service in Parking Structure #1 – 1234 4th Street – regarding a vehicle burglary that just occurred.
Officers detained a possible suspect in the 1200 block of Alley #1.
Officers learned the reporting party was in the parking structure when he noticed the suspect rummaging through a vehicle.
The reporting party was aware that the suspect was not the owner of the car as he had spoken with owner about an hour prior. The reporting party approached the car and told the suspect that the car was not his.
The suspect mumbled something and exited the car. The reporting party called the police and provided detailed information on the suspect.
The owner of the car returned and noticed his car was broken into. The suspect was identified by the reporting party.
The suspect was in possession of items taken from the victim’s car.
Hector David Machado, 25, homeless, was arrested for burglary and possession of stolen property. Bail was set at $20,000.