Felony charges were filed Friday against a 25-year-old La Habra man who police say was caught on surveillance video taking a stab at making a pizza after he allegedly broke into a Fullerton pizza shop and stole computer tablets and cash.
The filing came the same day that police released surveillance video of last Sunday’s break-in on Facebook, writing: “You’ve heard of the Hamburglar? Well, meet the Pizza Burglar.”
The post did not specify where the burglary took place, but the video shows the suspect attempting to make a pizza before he grabbed cash, multiple tablets and made his getaway in the business’ pizza delivery vehicle.
Oscar Alexander Sanchez, who was arrested Wednesday, allegedly committed the crime within days of being arrested and released from the Orange County Jail.
In the newest case, he is charged with single felony counts of burglary, grand theft, grand theft auto, theft with a prior felony conviction of vehicle theft, and buying or receiving a stolen vehicle with a prior felony conviction, as well as a misdemeanor count of possession of burglary tools. He also faces sentencing enhancement allegations of committing an offense while out on bail.
Previously, Sanchez was charged with single felony counts of theft with a prior felony conviction for driving or taking of a vehicle, buying or receiving a stolen vehicle with a prior felony conviction, receiving stolen property and making or possessing fictitious instruments, as well as single misdemeanor counts of possessing a fraudulent check, hit-and-run with property damage and driving on a suspended license. He is alleged to have committed those crimes on Oct. 26.
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