East Palo Alto man arrested in string of burglaries


Menlo Park Police arrested an East Palo Alto man in connection to a string of commercial burglaries in Palo Alto and other local cities, police said in a press release Tuesday, Feb. 24.

Alfred Banks, 60, was arrested by police on Feb. 10, on an arrest warrant from the Mountain View Police Department.

Banks had allegedly burglarized a number of restaurants in Palo Alto, Mountain View, Menlo Park and Redwood City, from May to mid-December last year by smashing the front window or glass door with a heavy object, according to police, and then would either take cash out of the register inside or simply take the whole register.

Surveillance video and subsequent investigation by Mountain View detectives led police to identify Banks as a suspect in the burglaries, and the police department issued a warrant for his arrest last month.

Kevin Forestieri

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Posted by Gethin
a resident of Midtown
on Feb 26, 2015 at 3:38 pm

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In a couple of years he will be old enough to retire ...

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Posted by Nivea
a resident of Barron Park
on Feb 26, 2015 at 10:36 pm

Mr. Banks was Boss Hogging!

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