Forest Hill burglar facing 23 years
By Aimee Strain, Bay City News Service
February 28, 2006
SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) -- A man who burglarized three homes
in San Francisco's Forest Hill neighborhood in 2004 faces almost
23 years in prison, the San Francisco District Attorney's office
Vince Williams, 47, was convicted on Feb. 21 of three felony
counts of second-degree burglary, eight felony counts of receiving
stolen property, one felony count of stealing a vehicle and three
misdemeanor counts of providing false information to a pawn broker,
according to the district attorney's office.
Williams was arrested in May 2004 for burglarizing two homes
on Taraval Street and one home on Merced Avenue. He was arrested
after he crashed a car stolen from one of the victim's homes into
a UPS truck. Jewelry stolen from the homes was found on the floor
of the car, in the defendant's pants and in a coat that was also
stolen, the district attorney's office reported.
Further investigation also revealed that Williams had pawned
other stolen jewelry. The stolen property was valued at about
Williams will be sentenced on March 16 in San Francisco Superior
Court, Department 25.
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