El Centro police this morning arrested two men in separate car burglary cases, one of which involved four thefts and a attempted burglary in the same area.
At 4:40 a.m., police received a call of a burglary in process in the south alley in the 1000 block of Commercial Avenue.
Officer Ascencion Felix found 18-year-old Elias Gonzalez of El Centro in a vehicle he appeared to be burglarizing.
Gonzalez was taken into custody and as police investigated they found four other vehicles, all in the same area, had been broken into in a short time.
El Centro police Lt. Tim Blankenship alleged Gonzalez was found with property from two of the vehicles. Officers found property from the other vehicles stashed in the area.