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Sunset Blvd businesses targeted

During the early morning hours of July 7, 2011, at least 4 businesses were broken into within a several block area of Sunset Blvd.  With the help of one of the business owners, Rocklin Police located a suspect and made an arrest.

Just after 2:00 AM, Rocklin Police Dispatch received a burglar alarm call in the 2200 block of Sunset Blvd.ย  Upon arrival, officers noted that a window of the business had been smashed.ย  The business owner met officers at his store and reviewed the surveillance video of the break-in.ย  The video showed a white male within the store.ย  He had a medium build, was wearing a dark colored baseball cap, a tank top and black shorts and high top shoes.ย  The suspect also had a visible tattoo.ย 

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Officers checked the area but did not locate the suspect.

Officers received an additional burglar alarm call about two blocks away in the 2300 block of Sunset Blvd about 1/2 hour later and noted two businesses with smashed windows there as well.

At about 4:00 AM, while the business owner of the first burglarized business was still at his store he saw a male subject in area.ย  He called police when he noted that the subject matched the male on the video surveillance.ย  Officers responded, found and arrested the subject in a nearby apartment complex.
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Later in the morning, another business in the 2300 block of Sunset Blvd was found to have a smashed window front as well.ย 
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Tylor John Pitman, 21 years, of Rocklin, was arrested for multiple counts of burglary and was transported to the Placer County Jail.ย  He is being held on $10,000 bail.ย 

$2400 of stolen nutritional supplements were recovered by police.

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