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Two locals arrested for Olive Street burglary 


More than $2,000 stolen from home under renovation on Olive Street


Chad Michael Giacomazza and Andrea Lynn Neider were arrested Saturday on suspicion of burglary.

On Friday, April 19, 2013 at approximately 7:30AM the Paso Robles Police Department received a report of a residential burglary in the 400 block of Olive Street.

PRPD officers conducted an investigation and learned that over two-thousand dollars’ worth of tools had been stolen from this residence which was undergoing a renovation. A witness was able to describe the involved suspects and the vehicle which they were driving, and stated this burglary occurred at approximately 12:30AM on April 19th.

During this investigation, PRPD officers were also able to locate latent fingerprints left behind by the suspects. Working with technicians from the SLO County Crime Lab, these latent fingerprints were processed and one of the suspects was identified as 31-year-old San Luis Obispo County resident Chad Michael Giacomazza.

On Saturday, April 20, 2013 at approximately 8:00AM, PRPD officers and deputies from the SLO County Sheriff’s Office went to Giacomazza’s residence in the 3900 block of Buena Vista Drive. Giacomazza was located there and arrested without incident. His associate, 20 year old San Luis Obispo County resident Andrea Lynn Neider, was also located at the residence and arrested. During a search of the property, several of the stolen items were recovered and later returned to the victim in this case.

Giacomazza was booked into the SLO County Jail for burglary, possession of stolen property, and criminal conspiracy. Neider was booked into the SLO County Jail for burglary and criminal conspiracy.

Police remind residents to be vigilant

The PRPD reminds residents to lock their homes and vehicles and secure valuables out of sight if possible. Also, report suspicious activity as it is occurring so officers can respond and investigate as needed.
The investigation into this burglary is ongoing. Persons with information about this crime are encouraged to contact the PRPD with information. Those wishing to remain anonymous who have information about these crimes, or other crimes, are encouraged to call Crime Stoppers 24- hour hotline at 549-STOP or by texting “SLOTIPS plus your message” to CRIMES (274637)

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