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City of Fountain Valley - Police Department
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Feb 21, 2014
Burglary Suspects Arrested

 

On Thursday, February 20, 2014, at 1:00 p.m., a resident from the 16000 block of Sandalwood observed a suspicious subject enter a neighbor’s rear yard and immediately telephoned the Police Department to report the suspicious activity.

Officers arrived on scene and detained the lookout suspect, Andre Taing, who was parked across the street. It was confirmed the suspects forced entry into a rear window and ransacked the residence. During an area search, Officers located two additional suspects, Richard Van and a juvenile, hiding in an adjacent backyard. When the suspects were located, they were still in possession of the victim’s property. All property was recovered and returned to the victim.

All three suspects were arrested for burglary, possession of stolen property, and conspiracy to commit a crime. Taing and Van were booked into Orange County Jail, and the minor was booked at Juvenile Hall.

              Richard Van (age 18)                         Andre Taing (age 18)     


Lt. Sheppard
(714) 593-4485
FVPD Case Number: 14-0732

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