Suspect arrested for breaking into vehicle on Wade Dr.
On Monday at approximately 11:07 p.m., residents in the 1700 block of Wade Dr. reported seeing a male breaking into a parked vehicle. Paso Robles police officers located the subject as he fled the scene in his vehicle.
Officers were able to make a traffic stop and contacted the driver, Robert Cordoza. Cordoza was found in possession of tools and other items from the victim’s vehicle. Cordoza was arrested in connection with this theft from a vehicle, and later transported to County Jail:
• Robert Cordoza of Paso Robles, DOB 12-16-1982- arrested for felony possession of stolen property, petty theft, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
The Paso Robles Police Department would like to remind citizens to always lock their vehicles and to remove any items of value from the vehicle, or secure items in the trunk and out of sight. Vehicle burglars usually are opportunists who prey upon vehicles that are unlocked, or have any items of value that are in plain view.
The Paso Robles Police Department encourages anyone with information regarding criminal activity in Paso Robles to contact Crime Stoppers at (805) 549-STOP (549-7867) or submit a Web Tip from the Crime Stoppers website at http://www.slotips.org. You can also submit a “TEXT TIP” by texting “slotips” and your message to CRIMES (or 274637). You may also contact the Special Enforcement Team (SET) directly at (805) 237-6464. You do not have to give your name.