Thanks to a Redwood City resident's home video surveillance camera, police were able to positively identify and arrested a suspect who burglarized a home in the 1100 block of Lyons Street in August.
On Thursday, Aug. 30 at 2 p.m,. a resident in the 1100 block of Lyons Street reported that his residence had been burglarized. The resident had installed a video surveillance system in his home, and provided the police with a video of the suspect that burglarized his residence. The video clearly showed the suspect knocking on the front door prior to entering the residence through a back door.
The video surveillance was released to the public and other law enforcement agencies in an attempt to identify the suspect.
Based on a tip from a citizen that viewed the video, a possible suspect was identified.
This week, the suspect was positively identified as 22-year-old Ludwig Garcia-Amaya of Menlo Park. Garcia-Amaya was arrested on Oct. 11 by Redwood City Police detectives for an outstanding parole warrant.
Garcia-Amaya is in custody and police say an arrest warrant will be sought to charge him with residential burglary.
Anyone with information regarding this residential burglary is asked to contact RCPD Detective David Stahler at 650-780-7620.
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