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Would-be burglars caught red-handed

Original post made on Apr 6, 2009

Police say an attempt by two men to steal electronics from a Mountain View business went nowhere fast after officers caught them trying to climb out of a broken window with the goods.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, April 6, 2009, 10:43 AM

Comments (6)

Posted by USA, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Apr 6, 2009 at 12:38 pm

Casey -- There is no such address as 1305 W. Evelyn Ave (as far as I can tell). There is an Eye-Fi business at 305 W. Evelyn Ave, though.


Posted by Don Frances, Mountain View Voice Editor
on Apr 6, 2009 at 1:45 pm

Don Frances is a registered user.

Good catch, thank you. I've fixed it in the story.


Posted by want to know, a resident of another community
on Apr 6, 2009 at 1:55 pm

Who are these crooks? The other newspapers print names of those arrested. Are they juveniles?
This is public information. Please report it as such.


Posted by S. DiGiulio, a resident of North Whisman
on Apr 6, 2009 at 4:36 pm

The ages stated in the story, 33 and 34, sort of indicate these persons are not juveniles.


Posted by want to know, a resident of another community
on Apr 6, 2009 at 5:26 pm

Yeah, I know, but given the typo in the original story, I wasn't sure if they were 33 and 34, or 13 and 14.
Also, the only reason NOT to print their names is if they are juveniles...I can read, I'm just wondering why people can't write the FACTS.


Posted by S.Combs, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Apr 9, 2009 at 8:50 am

Good point and....excellent comeback! Were the suspects names ever printed or their ages discovered (confirmed)?


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