Social media tips help Chico police nab burglary suspect

Dec 29, 2015 6:54 PM by News Staff

Chico police said Tuesday that tips from the public have helped them nab a man caught on camera burglarizing Evans Furniture.

The burglary happened around 4 a.m. on December 22. Police said the burglar gained access to the furniture store and made off with cash and checks.

The surveillance video seen above was shared hundreds of times on social media, and the suspect was identified as Luciano Sousa Melo, 43, of Glenn County. He was arrested in Glenn County Tuesday afternoon.


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