Tustin Police Department Press Release
Commercial Burglary Arrest
Today at approximately 8:04 a.m., the Tustin Police Department received an alarm call at Don’s Cyclery, located at 121 N. Prospect Ave. At the same time as the alarm call, the Tustin Police Department receveived a phone call that provided information of a possible suspect seen leaving the location on a tricycle.
Officers arrived on the scene at Don’s Cyclery and found a glass door was smashed. Within minutes of the original call a Tustin officer located Jose Manuel Elias (D.O.B. 7/8/81) in the area of First St. and Lyon Ave. in the City of Santa Ana.
When located Elias was in the process of sawing a cable lock off of a bicycle frame which was locked to a wrought iron fence. Next to Elias was a new-lookking adult sized tricycle.
Elias as detained and a subsequent investigation showed that he was involved in the burglary at Don’s Cyclery. Elias was arrested and booked at the Orange County Jail on the following charges:
- PC 459 Burglary
- PC 466 Possession of Burglary Tools
- H&S 11364.1 Posession of Narcotic Paraphernilia
Elias also had an outstanding warrant for his arrest.
One thought on “Man arrested in Santa Ana and charged with burglary at Don’s Cyclery in Tustin”
July 2, 1976 a neighbor (still living across the street from Loretta) bought $1,000. In bikes from Don’s for neighborhood kids to ride in the SA PARADE.
My sister still has her BREEZE. Bright yellow. I went BMX SCRAMBLER But the hot ticket was the VARSITY.