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Los Altos police arrest two in separate burglaries

Original post made on Feb 10, 2012

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 Midtown
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.


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Posted by JustMe
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
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,...


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Posted by Nayeli
a resident of Midtown
on Feb 10, 2012 at 6:24 pm

@ JustMe:

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.


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Posted by RussianMom
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Feb 10, 2012 at 8:37 pm

How ethnicity got into all that?????? Criminals are off the street. Great job!


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Posted by POWER
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Feb 11, 2012 at 3:12 am

they should have looked for the houses of the hedge fund being arrested.. earlier..


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Posted by AMRW
a resident of another community
on Feb 13, 2012 at 8:24 am

@Nayeli
How are you suffereing from negative stereotypes that are reinforced by these two men? Oh, because they're brown? Why didn't you just say that.


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Posted by Nayeli
a resident of Midtown
on Feb 17, 2012 at 9:31 am

@ AMRW:

Are you seriously questioning how Hispanic Americans can suffer through the negative stereotypes that are reinforced by the criminal actions of other Hispanics?

It has less to do with the "color" of our skin and more to do with the stereotype associated with it.


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