CYPRESS – A Cypress College student on suspicion of breaking into a classroom and recording studio to steal $ 1,800 in audio equipment was arrested on Wednesday after officers found the stolen items in his Norwalk house, police said.
Detectives arrested Jacob Israel Dionisio Clemente, 27, on suspicion of business burglary and possession of stolen property after university faculty members recognized him from security video, Police Sgt. by Cypress. said Robert Côté.
Investigators believe Clemente, a music major, entered the classroom and recording studio by smashing the building’s windows around 11 p.m. on May 26, Cote said.
Campus investigators reportedly scanned hours of security video to find footage of a man leaving the scene with the stolen audio equipment.
Investigators serving a search warrant at Clemente’s home have found the stolen equipment from his room, Cote said. Clemente confessed to breaking into the studio and stealing the equipment, Cote said, and was released after posting $ 20,000 bail.
Clemente is due in court for arraignment on July 13.
The recording material has been returned to the college.
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