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apartment complex¶s. VictorCrook said that his apartment unit is one of the apartmentcomplexes that his mother owns.Your affiant was told by VictorCrook, that he has a gambling and narcoticaddiction and these were the motives for his burglaries. VictorCrook said that he woulduse the propane torch to heat up the glass, as it does not make noise, and when the glasswould break out, he would then reach in and enter the residence. VictorCrook onlycommitted these crimes when he felt certain that no one was home. VictorCrook wouldknock or ring the door bell, and sometimes leave a piece of mail propped up against thefront door. VictorCrook would check about five minutes later to see if the piece of mailwas still propped up against the door, if so, this would give VictorCrook certainty that noone was home, and he would then break in. VictorCrook said he only took items (i.e.jewelry, watches) that were easily cancelable and did not ransack the locations.During this interview with VictorCrook, it was learned that there were at least twoother residential burglaries reported in the City of San Miguel Beach. VictorCrook took responsibility for these burglaries. Your affiant did not have a copy of a police report toask VictorCrook what property is where from these San Miguel Beach residentialburglaries.Detective Arrestar went with VictorCrook, who showed Detective Arrestar his(VictorCrook¶s) apartment at 1805 Seaweed Drive, Unit #A, San Miguel Beach.VictorCrook had a front door key to this unit. VictorCrook also showed DetectiveArrestar the storage closet at 1800 San Miguel Avenue. 1800 San Miguel Avenueapartment complex is owned by VictorCrook¶s mother. VictorCrook told DetectiveArrestar that he is the manager for this apartment complex and VictorCrook had a keythat fit the closet storage door.VictorCrookalso had a key to the apartment unit at 110 34
Street, San MiguelBeach. VictorCrook said that his mother is the owner of the apartmentcomplex at 110 34
Street, San Miguel Beach, and that this is the apartment that he iscurrently refurbishing.