Man caught burglarizing triathlon tent

MALIBU - A man was arrested after allegedly burglarizing a merchandise display tent for a triathlon event in Malibu last Saturday.At about 10:30 p.m., a security guard saw the suspect, identified as 43-year-old Robert Iaquinto, carrying items from the tent and loading them into a vehicle. When the guard tried to contact the suspect to see what he was doing, Iaquinto quickly drove off, authorities said. The guard followed Iaquinto while alerting sheriff's deputies. Deputies stopped the vehicle in unincorporated Agoura Hills and found several pairs of new shoes and clothing items inside the car. The items were confirmed to have come from the tent. Iaquinto, a Los Angeles resident, was arrested for burglary, possession of burglary tools and for several outstanding misdemeanor arrest warrants. He was booked at Lost Hills Station in lieu of $20,000 bail and an additional $70,000 for outstanding warrants.

********** Published: September 20, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 23