Crook leaves behind cell phone in burglarized car.

POSTED: Thursday, January 14, 2010 - 9:38am

UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 12:35pm

A cell phone leads police to a man accused of burglarizing a car in a San Juan neighborhood.

Police say Santiago Quintanilla broke into a car and stole jewelry and papers containing personal information. It happened around 5 a.m. Wednesday morning when a police officer spotted Quintanilla walking around in the neighborhood. The officer questioned Quintanilla and discover discrepancies in his story. Police officers made a search around the neighborhood and after searching inside a vehicle found Quintanilla's cell phone inside. Police did find stolen items from the vehicle on Quintanilla plus drugs in his possession. He's being held on a $70,000 dollar bond.

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