SAN FRANCISCO—The San Francisco Police Department revealed that they have arrested a suspect in connection to a series of burglaries in the Central and Southern Police Districts over a six week period. According to the SFPD, on April 25, at approximately 11:13 a.m. individuals from the SFPD Burglary Unit apprehended James Flanagan, 58, of San Francisco on Ellis Street.
Flanagan targeted tech startup companies between March 12 and April 24. Officials noted losses in the crimes totaled nearly $75,000 in electronics. An investigation led to the identification of Flanagan who previously had a felony warrant for his arrest. He was arrested and charged with 12 counts of burglary and 9 counts of grand theft. Flanagan has a broad history of burglary arrests and was on felony probation during these crimes.
Police are still investigating the case. Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact the San Francisco Police at (415) 575-4444 or text-a-tip to TIP411 with SFPD at the start of the message. Tipsters may remain anonymous.