Thursday, October 4, 2018

Burglary and Fire in Angels Camp

   On October 3, 2018 at approximately 4:21 AM the Angels Camp Police Department received a report of a person wearing a black hooded sweatshirt running from a business in the 1200 block of South Main Street, carrying a pillowcase with items inside of it.

   An ACPD officer arrived at the business and found that a front glass door had been shattered and the interior of the building had a light amount o smoke in it.

   With the assistance of a CHP officer, a search was made of the business and found that someone had broken the front glass door, stolen jewelry, and burned a blanket that was on display.

   The blanket was completely burned and the fire caused damage to a nearby desk. No other items were damaged by the fire.

   Latent fingerprints were recovered by ACPD and will be sent to the lab for analysis. The owner of the business is working to compile a list of what jewelry was stolen.

   Nearby businesses are working with the ACPD to check their video surveillance in an attempt to identify the suspect. 

   The witness described the suspect as approximately 6 ' tall with a thin build. At the time of the burglary and fire, the suspect was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and light colored pants.

 An investigation is ongoing and no further information will be released at this time. Anyone with information pertaining to the burglary and ire are asked to contact the ACPD at 736-2567 or

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