Press Releases

Saturday 11/17/2012 4:57 PM - Commercial Burglary

Contact: Sgt. K. Scott
Phone: (805) 781-4553
Type of Incident: Commercial Burglary
Date and Time of Incident: 11-17-2012
Place of Occurrence: Wal Mart in Paso Robles, California
Victim Information: Wal Mart
Suspect Information: 1. Thomas Hess (age 37) 2. Daniel Becker (age 25)
Details of News Release: On 11-17-2012 at approximately 11:00am Sheriff's Deputies arrested Thomas Hess and Daniel Becker for burglary. The Deputies were on routine patrol in a Sheriff's unit and took to foot patrol in the area of the river bed near the Niblick Bridge in Paso Robles. While in the river bed the Deputies saw Thomas Hess near a Wal Mart Shopping cart that contained two 32 inch televisions that were still in the boxes. There was also camping gear and shoes in the cart. All of the items appeared new and Deputies subsequently contacted Wal Mart and was informed the property was stolen. A review of the security video revealed that Thomas Hess and Daniel Becker had worked in concert to commit the burglary. They were both arrested for burglary and conspiracy.

Prepared By: kscott
Released: Saturday 11/17/2012 4:58 PM