Police find underground ‘bunker’ full of firearms, stolen property at homeless camp
Officers investigating a burglary found an underground room shored up with wood panels
By Don Sweeney
The Charlotte Observer
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Officers following up on a commercial burglary found a hidden underground “bunker” full of stolen property at a San Jose homeless camp, California police reported.
The loot included stolen firearms, tools and equipment, a Twitter post by the San Jose Police Department said.
Officers visited the camp Tuesday, July 12, while investigating a burglary from a day earlier, the post said.
Photos posted to Twitter show the entrance to the bunker and what appears to be a room inside shored up with wood, along with photos of rifles and tools found inside.
Six people were arrested in connection with the thefts, police said in a follow-up post. The stolen property will be returned to the owners.
Today Patrol Officers continued to conduct follow up on a commercial burglary incident that occurred yesterday.— San José Police Media Relations (@SJPD_PIO) July 12, 2022
The investigation led them to a homeless encampment in the area of Coyote Creek and Wool Creek Dr.
Here’s what they recovered from an underground bunker: pic.twitter.com/LApVW3WWn6
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