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Man Arrested after Reportely Stealing Copper Pipe

On January 21, at 3:41 p.m., the City of Carlsbad Police Department was called to a commercial burglary that just occurred in the 1900 block of Camino Vida Roble. The suspect in the burglary had been inside a commercial building removing copper pipes and other items. The suspect was chased off by an employee of the business who was checking on the building during the weekend.   

Arriving officers searched the surrounding area, including an adjacent hillside. Officers located the suspect hiding in the bushes and he was taken into custody without incident. The male suspect was identified as 52-year-old Kurt Yeager from San Marcos.

Kurt Yeager was arrested for 460(b) PC -Burglary, 594(b)(1)PC - Felony Vandalism, 466 PC -Possession of Burglary Tools, 11364(a) H&S - Possession of drug paraphernalia, and 3056 PC - Parole Violation and he was booked into the Vista Detention Facility.

For more information
Jim Willis, Police Sergeant, Patrol Division, 760-931-2100 or james.willis@carlsbadca.gov

Police media contact
Jodee Sasway, Public Information Officer, 760-931-2105 or jodee.sasway@carlsbadca.gov

January 23, 2017