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Dallas Police Capture Car Burglar

Suspected burglar is a known gang member with criminal history: police

Dallas police released details on the arrest of a man caught with stolen property.

At 11:35 p.m., Police received a call regarding a prowler in the 9700 block of Dale Crest Drive on Aug 6. Officers arrived to find a man who matched the description given, walking around in the parking lot.

As police spoke to the man, identified as Jose Garcia, 31, he tried to hide a car stereo under his shirt.

Police said Garcia was a known gang member and had a history of burglaries. Garcia also had a flat-head screwdriver which was suspected of being used in vehicle burglaries.

Garcia was arrested and later admitted to burglarizing a vehicle, police said. The stolen property was returned.

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