Mountain View Voice

For the Record - June 29, 2012

Crime Briefs

Residential burglary

A single family home was burglarized in the 2500 block of Mardell Way on Friday, June 22, police said.

The burglar, or burglars, entered the home through a window, which had been pried open, sometime between 8:55 a.m. and 10:55 a.m., according to Mountain View police spokeswoman Liz Wylie.

Few details were available at press time, but Wylie said that "small electronics" were stolen from the 33-year-old man and 32-year-old woman who live in the house.

Attempted robbery

A man was booked into jail after attempting to steal some items from the Walmart located at 600 Showers Dr., police said.

The man, Jose Luis Villa, was stopped on suspicion of stealing from the Walmart by one of the store's security guards, according to Liz Wylie, Mountain View police spokeswoman. According to police reports, Villa fought with the security guard and refused to cooperate.

The entire police report was not available before the press deadline and there are no details on whether Villa was placed under citizen's arrest by the security guard, but eventually he was taken into custody and booked into San Jose Main Jail for attempted robbery and battery.

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