On August 17, 2017 at about 7:18 p.m.

Officers responded to a radio call for service in the 300 block of California Avenue regarding a subject acting suspiciously in the alley rear trying to force his way through a side gate. Officers located the subject seated in a carport. Officers attempted to identify the subject. The subject initially provided false identification. The subject provided his true name and officers determined the subject was a wanted person for burglary and check fraud in Burbank. The subject was also on felony probation for burglary. The subject was placed under arrest. A search of the subject and his belongings led to the recovery of methamphetamines and several checks under names of other persons. The subject was transported to SMPD Jail. William Kenji Sanders, 27, was arrested for possession of blank check with intent to defraud, possession of forged checks; possession access card with intent to defraud, possession of stolen property, possession of methamphetamine and Burbank PD Burglary Warrant. No bail was set.

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