Teen suspect nabbed in cigar heist

May 12, 2009 9:48:28 AM PDT
Police have arrested a man they believe is responsible for an unusual burglary.[SIGN UP: Get headlines and breaking news sent to you]

Rosenberg Police arrested Fabian Gartica, 17, of Rosenberg on Sunday, May 10, for burglary of a building.

A citizen's tip alerted police to a possible burglary. Officers went to the Shamrock Gas Station on Avenue H and observed signs that a break-in had occurred. The citizen's tip led officers to the alleged burglar.

Approximately $80 worth of cigars was stolen from the gas station. Further investigation led police to Gartica and they say he later confessed to breaking in and stealing from the gas station.

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