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A 37-year-old San Leandro man was arrested on suspicion of vehicle burglary in downtown San Carlos Tuesday morning, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office.

Just after 8 a.m., deputies were called to the 900 block of Cowgill Alley in San Carlos on a report of a suspicious person looking into and entering vehicles. A victim of a burglary provided deputies with a description of the suspect.

Deputies located a suspect matching the description, identified as Cory Anthony Epes, in the 1000 block of Laurel Street, the sheriff’s office said. Epes was detained and then positively identified as the suspect by the victim. During a search of Epes’ property, deputies located various stolen items from a separate victim along with various burglary tools, deputies said.

Epes was arrested for felony vehicle burglary and misdemeanor possession of stolen property and burglary tools and also resisting or delaying arrest, the sheriff’s office said.