Suspect arrested in school burglary

September 22, 2009 7:20:00 AM PDT
Police arrested a man they say stole from an elementary school.Rosenberg Police Officer Darryl Segura, who is a school resource officer with Lamar Consolidated Independent School District, made an arrest in relation to a burglary that occurred at Travis Elementary at approximately 11pm Sunday.

Before school started Monday morning, an employee notified police of the break-in. Officers called to the school located the suspect on the school's video system and printed a photo. Other officers in the department recognized the suspect and were able to provide his current address.

Officers went to the home of Guadalupe Cantu, 37, of Sixth Street in Rosenberg, where he was found sitting on the porch. Police say once Cantu saw the officers, he ran into the home and was followed by police. Rosenberg Police surrounded the home and Cantu was reportedly found hiding in a closet.

Cantu reportedly told police, "I knew ya'll were coming."

Police say Cantu confessed to the burglary. Officer Segura and Sgt. Pino located both stolen radios and returned them to LCISD.

Cantu was arrested for burglary and taken to the Rosenberg City jail. He was later transported to the Fort Bend County Jail.

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