SAN FRANCISCO—Officers from the San Francisco Police Department arrested a suspect who had allegedly committed multiple burglaries in and around the city. The suspect, Herman Canada, 44, was at large and wanted by authorities for breaking and entering, and stealing from several properties.
The burglaries took place in the southern and central police districts, the SFPD indicated. Police obtained images of Canada from surveillance cameras and circulated crime bulletins containing his image across several police stations in the city.
On March 18 at around 5:41 p.m. , Mission District police investigators spotted Herman on the 2000 block of Mission Street. Herman was then immediately taken into custody, without any incident. According to the police, Herman stole both commercial, as well as residential properties, mostly during overnight hours. He has previous records of conviction in San Francisco for burglary, grand theft and possession of stolen properties.
He is being charged over a long list of burglaries that took place on Howard, Pine, Brannan, Montgomery, Rogers and 4th Streets, spanning between November 2016 to March 2017. Some of the incidents involved multiple victims, the SFPD indicated.
Canada has been booked into San Francisco County Jail on 17 counts of burglary. While an arrest has been made, the allegations remain open investigations. Anyone with information is asked to call the SFPD Tip Line at (415) 575-4444, or Text a Tip to TIP411 and begin the text message with SFPD You may remain anonymous.