Two men were arrested last week after officers allegedly saw the pair stealing metal from a northern Milpitas building, Milpitas Police Department reported.

On Aug. 12 at 1:54 p.m., Milpitas police officers responded to the 1300 block of California Circle regarding a report of an open door at a commercial building. Officers conducted a search of the building, and allegedly saw two men stealing metal. The men were apprehended without incident, police said.

The suspects were identified as Michael Delao, 27, and Sonny Francis, 33, both of Fremont. Delao was on Alameda County probation for possessing stolen property and drug offenses, police said.

The suspects were booked into Santa Clara County Main Jail on charges of burglary and conspiracy to commit burglary, police said.

Anyone with any information regarding this investigation is asked to call Milpitas Police Department at (408) 586-2400. Information can also be given anonymously by calling (408) 586-2500.



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