Alleged Serial Burglar Arrested; 150+ Stolen Items Recovered

LAPD seeking rightful owners of recovered property

By Olsen Ebright and Patrick Healy
|  Thursday, Jan 3, 2013  |  Updated 10:57 PM PDT
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    Police: Rightful Owners Sought in Burglaries

    Police are looking for the rightful owners of more than 150 items recovered from an alleged serial burglar. Patrick Healy reports for the NBC4 News at Noon
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    An alleged serial burglar was apprehended and now police are looking for the rightful owners of more than 150 recovered items.

    Frank Chibbaro (pictured, below) was arrested Jan. 1 on suspicion of at least six burglaries, according to police. The 38-year-old allegedly used spray paint to blind surveillance cameras in underground parking garages during the thefts.

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    Police recovered the suspect's Mercedes-Benz E-Class, which contained the stolen merchandise, police said.

    "In the seven years that I have been here in Rampart, I have never seen this much property recovered from one single individual, and it appears that this gentleman is -- on a scale of one to 10 -- he's a 10," LAPD Rampart Detective Lt. Joe Losorelli said.

    The recovered items ranged from electronics to cameras to hats to shoes, and even a clarinet.

    Victims looking to reclaim stolen items were asked to call LAPD's Rampart Division at 213-924-2451.

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