SAN FRANCISCO—Officials from the San Francisco Police Department have arrested George Lima, 61, of San Francisco for his role in several residential burglaries and a robbery that transpired between August 14 and September 7. Lima was taken into custody on September 12 at approximately 6:30 a.m.
He was identified as the suspect in several residential burglaries, where he stole items such as bicycles, laptops, electronics, and currency. The burglaries primarily targeted residential buildings in the Mission and Ingleside Police Districts during a four week period. The SFPD indicated in a press release that the losses in the burglaries totaled nearly $115,000 in items.
Officers at Mission Station who were on patrol and saw Lima, who they recognized from Crime Alerts sent out by burglary investigators. The officers arrested Lima in the area of 22nd Street and Capp Street.
The San Francisco Police Department’s Burglary Unit charged Lima with two counts of Burglary 1st degree, two counts of Attempted Burglary 1st degree, and one count of Robbery. The case is still under investigation. Anyone with details 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.