Police are saying they have nabbed a ring of serial Apple thieves who allegedly have been swiping massive amounts of high-end electronics as they are being delivered to Apple stores across San Francisco
Police arrested 52-year-old Jose Reyes, 45-year-old Victor Morales, 55-year-old Angel Erazo, and 43-year-old Eduardo Alvarez. All of the suspects are from Los Angeles except for Alvarez, who is from Las Vegas. All four men were booked into San Francisco County Jail on burglary charges.
According to police, a series of delivery trucks had been broken into between Dec. 5, 2011, and Jan. 11, 2012. In each instance, the trucks were outside Apple stores to deliver new products when they were broken into, and thousands of dollars' worth of electronics were taken.
Investigators caught the crooks the old-fashioned way, sans GPS. A cop issued an alert to to all police units to be on the lookout for the described van. On Jan. 11, an officer saw a white Astro van, and stopped it.