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On Tuesday, May 15th, just before 10:30 a.m., the Sonora Police Department arrested 51-year-old Paul Charles Janetakos of Sonora for burglary and possession of stolen property.  The arrest stemmed from an on-going investigation into a burglary of a Sonora home.  The crime was reported to police on May 6th when the victim discovered her stolen jewelry at a consignment store downtown.  Officer Brandow, through her investigation, was able to identify Janetakos as the person who placed the stolen property on consignment as well as the person who had stolen it.


Janetakos was called in as a suspicious person on May 15th and ran from police when they attempted to make contact with him.  He was apprehended after running from downtown Sonora to Stockton Road and subsequently booked at County Jail with a bail set at $10,000.