Oregon man arrested in Morro Bay after attempting to steal tools from a home

tstrickland@thetribunenews.comApril 19, 2013 

An Oregon man, who police say is a sex offender, was arrested in Morro Bay Thursday night for allegedly trying to steal tools from a home in the 400 block of Dunes Street, according to a press release from the Morro Bay Police Department.

At about 10:30 p.m. Thursday, Jason Wade Gale, 39, was found in a household garage after the residents called police to report that someone they didn’t know was on their property, police said.

Gale was arrested for burglary and booked at San Luis Obispo County Jail. As of 3 p.m. Friday, he was still being held in lieu of $50,000 bail.

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