Police: San Mateo Man Breaks Into Hillsborough Car, Uses Garage Opener to Access House

The brazen burglary happened Monday morning, police said.

Isaias Hernandez / Hillsborough Police Department
Isaias Hernandez / Hillsborough Police Department
A San Mateo man was arrested this week on suspicion of breaking into a Hillsborough vehicle and home, according to police. 

Police received a report of a residential burglary early Monday morning and discovered belongings had been stolen from a vehicle parked in the resident's driveway.

"In addition, the suspect was able to use the garage door opener from the vehicle to gain access to the garage, and ultimately the first floor of the residence," police said in a statement.  "The suspect entered the residence and burglarized the first floor.

An investigation of the burglary quickly led police to a suspect in San Mateo. A search warrant was executed at a residence on Fallon Avenue in San Mateo at about noon Monday, police said.

Members of the Hillsborough and San Mateo police departments worked together to locate and arrest the suspect, identified as Isaias Hernandez-- who was allegedly found with some of the stolen goods.

"Stolen property belonging to the Hillsborough resident was recovered at the time of the arrest," police said. 

– Bay City News Service contributed to this report. 

Bite Koch July 01, 2014 at 06:59 PM
I find it amazing that burglaries commited in Hillsborough are solved within hours when burglaries commited in San Bruno, SSF and San Mateo are still unsolved! The two burglaries commited in December in my neighborhood are still unsolved.


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