Police helicopter spots burglary suspect found holding onto stolen safe, say investigators

A man was arrested after he was found lying down in a parking lot and holding onto a stolen safe along Thousand Oaks on Sunday, May 7, 2017. (Photo: Sinclair Broadcast Group)

UPDATE: Joe Albert Cantu, 41, has been charged with burglary of a building. Police say Cantu was seen on surveillance video cutting the power to the restaurant and was later found in a brushy area with the safe by his side.

SAN ANTONIO - Police arrested a man accused of breaking into a North Side restaurant and stealing a safe over the weekend.

Officers say they received a call for a silent alarm going off at Eddie's Taco House on Thousand Oaks at Wetmore Road at about 11 p.m. on Sunday.

When they arrived, they found a side door open and some broken glass. A safe was also missing from the business.

A police helicopter and an officer searched the area and found a man holding onto the safe. His car was parked across the street from the restaurant. He was arrested.

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