|Irvine Police Department Press Release|
OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF POLICE
Farrah Emami - Public Information Officer
1 Civic Center Plaza
Irvine, CA 92606
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE||PRESS RELEASE #07-17-15|
|Subject :||Two Suspects Arrested for Burglary and Drug Possession|
|Contact :||Farrah Emami, Public Information Officer 949-724-7112|
Irvine, CA – The Irvine Police Department has arrested two men after they were observed by an officer cutting a lock for a commercial storage container. Sean Anthony Alonso, 26, Irvine, and Justin Andrew Cuen, 30, Paramount, were arrested for commercial burglary and multiple drug offenses.
At approximately 5:45 a.m. on July 16, 2015, an Irvine Police officer was patrolling in the area of Jeffrey Road and the I-5 freeway when he observed two male suspects using bolt cutters to cut a storage container lock behind a supermarket. The storage container was full of recyclables. The officer requested additional police units and made contact with the two suspects.
The license plate on the suspect’s vehicle was covered with a towel. During a search of the vehicle, the suspects were found to be in possession of methamphetamine, heroin, drug paraphernalia, identity theft paperwork, and burglary tools.
Both suspects were arrested at the scene.
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