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Man arrested after allegedly breaking into SLO office building

Philip Furia, 31, of San Luis Obispo was arrested Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012, on suspicion of burglary, felony vandalism and resisting arrest. Original story »
Philip Furia, 31, of San Luis Obispo was arrested Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012, on suspicion of burglary, felony vandalism and resisting arrest. Original story »

A San Luis Obispo man was arrested Tuesday after allegedly breaking into an office building near the San Luis Obispo airport.

At 5:30 p.m., police were called to 895 Aerovista Place after a report of a man throwing a large rock through a plate glass window at a two-story building, according to a news release from the San Luis Obispo Police Department. The building houses several businesses, including West Pac Investments and the Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board.

Officers searched the building and found Philip Furia, 31, hiding in a crawl space above the first floor businesses, according to the news release. He was pulled out of the crawl space and arrested after a struggle.

Furia had allegedly gone through the businesses and vandalized property in several offices. He was booked into County Jail on suspicion of burglary, felony vandalism and resisting arrest. Bail was set at $20,000.



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