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A 31-year-old Napa man was arrested on suspicion of burglary after removing small electronics from the second floor of a business on Coombs Street while officers waited below, according to Napa Police.

Officers responded to a report of forced entry into a business at 68 Coombs St. about 12:20 p.m. Tuesday. Employees on the first floor reported that they could hear someone moving around in the business’ upstairs storage space. Upon arrival, officers also heard what sounded like someone moving items around upstairs, so they set up a perimeter around the building, located in the Sawyer tannery complex.

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The suspect, identified as Bernardo Zuniga-Nunez, eventually exited the building and was immediately contacted by police. Zuniga-Nunez had some small electronics owned by the business in his possession and had staged several other electronics near the exit, police said.

Zuniga-Nunez was arrested and booked at the Napa County jail on suspicion of burglary and for violating the terms of four separate probations. He is being held on $10,000 bail. Although he has a Napa address, police believe that he is currently a transient.


Public Safety Reporter

Maria Sestito is the Napa Valley Register public safety reporter. She covers breaking news as well as crime and courts. Maria came to the Napa Valley Register in 2015 after working at as a reporter and photographer at The Daily News in Jacksonville, NC.