Burglary suspect found bleeding in San Luis Obispo home

kleslie@thetribunenews.comAugust 18, 2013 

Matthew Fauria, 21, of San Luis Obispo was arrested on suspicion of felony vandalism and burglary on Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013. Original story »

A San Luis Obispo man was arrested after allegedly breaking into 24 cars and two houses near Broad and Almond streets early Sunday morning.

Residents of a home found Matthew Fauria, 21, bleeding profusely inside their house at 4 a.m., according to a news release.

Police believe Fauria, who was taken to a hospital for a cut on his arm, had been drinking heavily that night, and walked several blocks in the neighborhood of Broad, Mission, Almond and Chorro streets, attempting to enter unlocked vehicles and houses along the streets.

According to the release, Fauria suffered the cut to his arm after breaking a window to enter a house on Broad Street.

As he was walking, Fauria left several puddles of blood on sidewalks, as well as in the vehicles he entered, according to the release.

After he was treated, Fauria was arrested on suspicion of felony vandalism and burglary. He was booked at County Jail, and bail was set at $50,000. As of Sunday afternoon, he had not been released.

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