SAN ANGELO, TX — San Angelo police solved at least two vehicle burglary cases today. According to police, a man was taken into custody after a patrol officer made contact with the man walking down Sherwood Way early in the morning on Saturday at 2:30 a.m. After the officer identified the man, he found the man had multiple city warrants.
While the man was in jail, police learned that a person fitting the description of the arrested man was caught on camera committing vehicle burglaries around town. The Police Criminal Investigation Division was able to connect the man to two recent vehicle burglaries.
That man, Gabriel Lopez, 21, was charged with two counts of Burglary of a Motor Vehicle. The SAPD Intelligence Division assisted CID and Patrol with the investigation.
Today, Lopez sits in the county jail on a $11,506 bond. In addition to the vehicle burglary charges, he has six warrants for unpaid fines and three failures to appear in court for charges made against him.