Fil-Am nabbed for mail theft in Tracy, California

/ 02:22 AM February 16, 2019

TRACY, California —  Tracy police arrested Joseph Dumlao of Stockton, for mail theft after the 29-year-old Fil-Am allegedly broke into a community mailbox on Choisser Court at about 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30.

Mail theft suspect Joseph Dumlao. TRACY POLICE DEPT

Dumlao was arrested the following morning, when investigators with the San Joaquin County Delta Regional Auto Theft Team informed the Tracy Police Department that a van that Dumlao allegedly used to get away was found in a Stockton shopping center. Dumlao tried to get away but a Tracy Police dog caught him.

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Dumlao also had warrants for his arrest for robbery from the Stockton Police Department and from the California Highway Patrol for evading a peace officer, possession of a stolen vehicle and resisting arrest.

He was treated for bite wounds at a local hospital, then booked into San Joaquin County Jail. He is charged with nine felonies, including five counts of robbery, and a misdemeanor and faces $775,000 bail.

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