Arrest Made Over Comic Store Thefts in Modesto, California

Two weeks ago, Bleeding Cool’s Matthew Snyder looked at a series of robberies made against Invincible Comics in Modesto, California, and how the comic store arranged a sting to try and recover the stolen comics and catch the thief.

As a result of the information they gathered, Modesto police have arrested 39-year-old David Garcia connection to the break-ins in which around $5,000 worth of comic books were stolen, including the recovered Amazing Spider-Man #301 and Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #134.

The police are also looking out for his alleged accomplice, 37-year-old Danett Hansen.

Anyone with information relevant to the investigation is asked to contact Modesto Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636.

About Rich Johnston

Chief writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. Father of two. Comic book clairvoyant. Political cartoonist.

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