City of Sacramento Police Department

SAMUEL D. SOMERS JR.
Chief of Police
5770 Freeport Blvd., Suite 100
Sacramento, CA  95822-3516

(916) 808-0800
Fax : (916) 808-0818
www.sacpd.org

MEDIA ADVISORY/PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release No. 20130514-072
Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Burglary Suspect Caught

The Sacramento Police Department has arrested 43-year-old Gregory Knecht for multiple counts of burglary to businesses in a specific area of Sacramento.   

On Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at 4:28 p.m., Sacramento Police detectives executed a search warrant at Knecht’s residence on the 1500 block of J Street.  During the search of the suspect’s home, stolen property from multiple burglaries was recovered.

Detectives believe Knecht is responsible for at least four burglaries to businesses that have occurred between May 4, 2013 and May 10, 2013 in the following areas:

·         On May 4, 2013 at approximately 10:28 p.m., 1800 block of J Street 

·         On May 6, 2013 at approximately 2:11 a.m., 1700 block of I Street

·         On May 8, 2013 at approximately 1:50 a.m., 1700 block of I Street 

·         On May 10, 2013 at approximately 11:39 p.m., 1700 block of I Street

This continues to be an active and ongoing investigation.  Detectives believe Knecht is possibly related to additional burglaries that have occurred in the area. 

The Sacramento Police Department urges anyone with information pertaining to this crime to contact the dispatch center at (916) 264-5471 or Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP (4357) or text in a tip to 274637 (CRIMES). Enter SACTIP followed by the tip information. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

Sacramento Police Media Relations · (916) 808-0808 · spdpio@pd.cityofsacramento.org

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