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11:34 am
Sat February 1, 2014

Cell Phone Video Of Burglar Leads To Arrest

Santa Fe police have made an arrest after a woman recorded a cell phone video of a man trying to break into her home.

Authorities arrested 20-year-old Dariush Esfandi.

It is Esfandi's fourth arrest in the last year.

Police say Esfandi was attempting to break into the home Jan. 6 when he noticed the woman recording him.

They say he fled but the woman obtained video of him and a car driving by shortly after.

Police say they traced the car's license plate to him.

They arrested Esfandi on Thursday as he was leaving a home through a broken back window.

Esfandi is facing several charges including aggravated burglary, larceny, probation violation and resisting arrest.

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Information from: The Santa Fe New Mexican, http://www.sfnewmexican.com

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