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SDPD Arrests Burglary Suspect Accused of Targeting Multiple Stores in Gaslamp Quarter

A burglary suspect who police say has targeted multiple retail stores in the Gaslamp District over the last three weeks was arrested Thursday, the San Diego Police Department (SDPD) announced.

Fernando Meza was arrested at around 4:30 a.m. Thursday after SDPD officers conducted an operation to find his whereabouts.

Police say Meza was caught on surveillance video entering closed and locked businesses in the quarter and targeted small electronics and cash.

Meza was arrested without incident and booked into jail on multiple charges, including burglary, possession of a controlled substance, possession of paraphernalia, and probation violation.

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