SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A man was arrested after allegedly breaking into a San Francisco restaurant four separate times to steal alcohol, police said Thursday.
John Fradet, 40, was arrested on Aug. 2 for the four burglaries of the same restaurant in the 500 block of Second Street in the city’s South Beach neighborhood, according to police.READ MORE: Power Plant at Oroville Dam Reservoir Shut Down for First Time Due to Lack of Water
The first three burglaries occurred between July 9 and 23, and in each incident, a suspect allegedly smashed a window to break in to the restaurant and steal a large quantity of alcohol, police said.
On Aug. 2, police were conducting surveillance on the restaurant and saw a suspect break in. The suspect, later identified as Fradet, was arrested as he left the restaurant with more than $7,000 in alcohol, according to police.READ MORE: Dixie Fire Update: Buildings Burn In Canyondam; Fire Advance Forces Lassen Park Closure
Investigators then used surveillance video to link Fradet to the previous three burglaries. The total loss from the four burglaries is estimated at $33,000, police said.
Fradet, who was on active parole for burglary, was charged with commercial burglary and remained in custody, according to police.
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