SUNNYVALE (CBS SF) – Authorities in Sunnyvale on Monday arrested two people on suspicion of more than two dozen car break-ins in the Bay Area, after police said they rammed their vehicle into the car. an officer.
Shortly after 8:20 p.m., officials from the Sunnyvale Public Safety Department were called to a parking lot in Block 100 of East El Camino Real following reports of a car burglary. An officer in an unmarked car saw three suspects in a black sedan leaving the parking lot.
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Authorities said the officer followed them to another parking lot in the 500 block of East El Camino and spotted them committing another burglary.
When the officer attempted to stop the suspects, police said the driver crashed into the sedan in the officer’s vehicle. The suspects then fled.
Police were able to arrest two of the three suspects shortly after. The suspects are believed to be responsible for at least 30 additional car break-ins in the Bay Area.
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The couple, identified as Silvestre Barbosadimas, 20, and Graylen Hunt, 20, were held in the Santa Clara County Jail on charges of assault with a deadly weapon, burglary and conspiracy.
According to prison records, Barbosadimas is being held on $ 100,000 bond, while Hunt is being held without bond. The two are expected in court on Thursday.,
The third suspect had not been located Tuesday afternoon. A description was not immediately available.
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Anyone with information is urged to contact Detective Rosette of the Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety at 408-730-7100.