A 40-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a home burglary and the website Craigslist may have led police to the suspect. Jose Roman is accused of stealing tools from a home.
According to an arrest warrant affidavit, the victim of that burglary told San Antonio police he found some important clues about the case in an online classified ad on that site.
The man told police a neighbor notified him Aug. 17 that someone had broken into a vacant home he owned that he was in the process of renovating, the affidavit stated.
Among the items that were taken was a green Hitachi 12 inch miter saw, the affidavit stated.
The victim also told detectives that he had spotted a classified ad on Craigslist in which someone was selling a similar saw, the affidavit stated.
Detectives said they used the number to track down Roman.
They also found the miter saw in his home along with several other tools that had been stolen from the man, the affidavit stated.