Los Altos police arrest two in separate burglaries Crimes & Incidents, posted by Editor, Palo Alto Online, on Feb 10, 2012 at 11:52 am
Los Altos police have arrested two men for residential burglaries in separate incidents in the past two days. Police arrested Jonathon Norberto Perez, 32, of San Jose Wednesday, Feb. 8, after a burglary investigation identified him as the only suspect.
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Posted by Nayeli, a resident of the Midtown neighborhood, on Feb 10, 2012 at 11:52 am
Another two thugs are off the streets.
I hope that they are thoroughly embarrassed by the shame that their selfish criminal behavior causes themselves, their families, their friends and how it reinforces a negative stereotype that the rest of us suffer from.
Posted by JustMe, a resident of the Duveneck/St. Francis neighborhood, on Feb 10, 2012 at 5:32 pm
What stereotype is that? They look to be of different ethnicities.
I have seen both good and bad, brilliance and stupidity in about any ethnicity you care to mention, there is no ethnicity, religion, or any other subset of humanity that has a lock on either good or evil. Stereotypes are inherently wrong, misleading, and counterproductive. As MLK said, it is the content of the soul,...
Posted by Nayeli, a resident of the Midtown neighborhood, on Feb 10, 2012 at 6:24 pm
It is too bad that there aren't more people like you. Unfortunately, there is a widespread stereotype of Hispanics in this country (and a few other racial and ethnic groups) that is largely reinforced by the disproportionate crime rate among similar members of the community.
It is certainly wrong to judge a person -- or a group -- by such stereotypes. Sadly, individuals like the two thugs in this article serve only to reinforce those stereotypes by their selfish thievery.