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South San Francisco Burglary Crew Busted; Believed Responsible For Nearly 100 Bay Area Burglaries

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – Police in South San Francisco have arrested three people who are believed to be involved in nearly 100 burglaries across the Bay Area.

South San Francisco police said Monday the department has been investigating a series of storage locker and apartment complex burglaries in the Westborough and Downtown Corridor neighborhoods.

Three suspects were identified during the investigation: Arvin Ibasan, 36, of Crockett; Johnrow Fernandez, 30, of Fairfield; and Hustler Mateverde, 31, of Daly City.

Police said the evidence suggested the three conspired to commit some 40 burglaries in South San Francisco and another 55 burglaries throughout the Bay Area between May and October. The suspects were in possession of several thousand dollars in stolen property, police said.

All three suspects were arrested without incident and booked into the San Mateo County Jail. Police said Ibasan and Fernandez were arrested October 19 in South San Francisco and Fairfield, respectively, while Mataverde was arrested on October 23 in Daly City.

Each faces charges of commercial burglary, attempted burglary and conspiracy, police said.

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