Crime - Sacto 911

Stolen Sacramento camera captures image of thief stealing it

Toribio Castro
Toribio Castro Sacramento Police Department

A man was arrested Sunday after he was captured on video by a home security camera that Sacramento police say he was trying to steal.

Toribio Castro, 33, was arrested on suspicion of theft and violation of probation. He has since been released from jail.

Officers were called about 11:20 a.m. Sunday to a home in the 2400 block of Cormorant Way, near Ethan Way and El Camino Avenue.

The officers watched video of a thief stealing a surveillance camera from the home. On the video was the image of the thief, a man who looked a lot like someone officers had earlier spotted in the area.

Officers went looking for the man, whom they identified as Castro. The officers recovered the stolen camera.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews