San Bruno police arrest SF man found sleeping in stolen car

A San Francisco man was arrested in San Bruno Tuesday morning after police allegedly found him sleeping in a stolen car.

At about 11:15 a.m., police said they found 30-year-old Renato Novicio asleep in the parked car at Forest Lane and Masson Avenue.

The car had been reported stolen out of San Francisco in mid-November, police said. When they searched the car, police said they found that Novicio was in possession of burglary tools and stolen property.

Police connected many of the recovered items to auto burglaries in San Francisco, Mill Valley and San Bruno.

Novicio was arrested and booked into the San Mateo County Main Jail on suspicion of vehicle theft, possession of stolen property, possession of burglary tools and identity theft.

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