Hungry thief caught, confesses to burglaries

In a period of three days, Galindo’s Cafe in Charlotte reported three consecutive burglaries to the Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office. Reports were made January 11-13 for small amounts of money and food stolen during the burglaries. ACSO Sgt. Investigator Jesse Martinez handled the investigations.

On Monday afternoon, Sheriff David Soward reported his office made an arrest in the case.

Ivan Villalobos, 32, of Charlotte was arrested by ACSO investigators. After confessing to the crimes, Villalobos was charged with three counts of Burglary of Building.

Villalobos remains booked in the Atascosa County Jail in lieu of bonds set at $30,000. Sheriff Soward stated Villalobos was already out on bond for previous burglary charges.

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