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Suspect arrested for burglary attempt at fumigation-tented house

2000 block of South K Street (Google Maps)

February 26, 2012 12:00:00 AM PST
An Oxford man was arrested Saturday for attempting to burglarize a house that was tented for fumigation.

At about 5:17 a.m. Saturday, Oxnard Police received a report of a suspicious man attempting to enter a house that was tented for fumigation on the 2000 block of South K Street.

Oxnard officers responded and found 23-year-old Javier Romo in the back yard of the residence, according to police. Officers found the fumigation tent had been cut open.

Police found Romo in possession of burglary tools and narcotics paraphernalia and was arrested. Romo was held on $105,000 bond.

An investigation was under way. The public is asked to call Detective Luis Mancha with any information related to the case at (805)385-7664.