Homeland Security investigator's car burglarized in Oakland

- OAKLAND (BCN) Oakland police said today that they're investigating the recent burglary of a federal immigration agent's car in their city.

Authorities said no guns were taken from the U.S. Immigrant and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agent's car but tactical gear, ammunition, a government fuel card, and a lockbox were stolen.

Authorities didn't disclose exactly when and where the car break-in occurred.

Oakland police said in a statement that the burglary occurred "over the weekend" and ICE said it reported the theft to police on Monday.

Oakland police said their investigation into the matter is ongoing and anyone who has information about it should call their burglary section at (510) 238-3951.

ICE said in a statement, "Reports that the Oakland Police Department has not provided assistance following the break-in of an official Immigration and Customs Enforcement vehicle are false. The criminal matter has been handled professionally by Oakland police since it was first reported 
by the victim."

“A vehicle belonging to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) was broken into and the subsequent theft of items was reported to local police on Dec. 18 in Oakland. No firearms were stolen. Further queries regarding recovery of the items should be referred to the Oakland Police Department.”


 

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