Man arrested in connection with 53 burglaries in San Mateo County

Man charged with 53 burglaries in San Mateo County

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A man arrested in Modesto on Saturday was charged in connection with 53 residential burglaries in San Mateo County, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office.

Francisco Cruz-Ramirez, 20, was arrested at about noon Saturday following a year-long investigation involving detectives from the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office and South San Francisco Police Department.

As a result of the investigation, a $5 million dollar arrest warrant was issued for Cruz-Ramirez. During the investigation, detectives seized eight rifles, three shotguns, two handguns, ammunition, a bullet proof vest and several pieces of stolen property, police said.

Cruz-Ramirez was brought to San Mateo County and booked into the Maguire Correctional Facility in Redwood City.

The investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information on Cruz-Ramirez is encouraged to contact Det. Scott Benitez at 650-363-4067, sbenitez@smcgov.orgor or Det. Daniel Chiu 650-363-4057, dchiu@smcgov.org.

Photos credited to the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office

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