Surveillance video shows man stealing heirlooms, waving to camera

Suspect seen on camera breaking into West Side home, wearing victim's cap, jacket


SAN ANTONIO – A West Side family is hoping surveillance cameras will help police identify a man who broke into their home and stole $12,000 to $15,000 worth of items.

"Clothes, cash money, change, electronics, iPads, Samsung Galaxies, TVs and laptops," said homeowner Dylan Rodriguez.

A next-door neighbor's cameras showed the man on their front porch minutes before the break-in.

The burglar can even be seen waving at the cameras.

"You feel violated someone else was here in our house that we didn't want here," said Rodriguez.

Rodriguez doesn't believe the man was working alone.

There's no way he did it by himself," Rodriguez said.

On his way out of Rodriguez's home the burglar can be seen carrying two duffel bags filled items. He's also wearing Rodriguez's letterman jacket and hat from Jefferson High School.

"Seeing him wear it and wearing my hat and having bags full of my clothes walking around in my house it was just devastating, Rodriguez said.

The items that can't be replaced hurt the family the most though.

"My grandpa passed away a couple of years ago and he left his rings for my mom and he took those," said Rodriguez.

If you have any information on the burglars or the items stolen you are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 210-224-STOP.