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Pawn Slips Lead to Browns Valley Burglary Suspect's Arrest, Napa Police Say

Justin Lizak, 28, was arrested Thursday after Napa police investigators traced him through pawn-shop receipts for property stolen in a Browns Valley burglary, according to Napa police. Arrest information does not indicate a conviction.

Napa police didn't have to look far for a suspect in a recent Browns Valley burglary, according to a bulletin from Capt. Jeff Troendly of the City of Napa Police Department:

On October 25, 2012 at 3:20 p.m., Justin Lizak (28yrs of Napa) was arrested after an investigation determined he was responsible for a burglary that occurred in the 3300 blk of Twin Oaks Dr.

Lizak was identified as a suspect in the burglary after Investigators reviewed pawn slips from three different local pawn shops in Napa.

Approximately $500 - $1000 worth of property was recovered from the pawn shops.

Lizak was booked at the Napa County Department of Corrections on suspicion of burglary and of possessing drug paraphernalia when he was arrested, Troendly said.

Arrest information does not indicate a conviction.

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Debbie Stevens October 26, 2012 at 09:31 PM
Louisa, this story intrigues me. I wonder if he visited me.
Louisa Hufstader (Editor) October 26, 2012 at 09:49 PM
Did you let the PD know what was taken, Debbie?
Larry Cereghino October 26, 2012 at 10:10 PM
I didnt even know we had a pawn shop in Napa.............. Where is it?
Louisa Hufstader (Editor) October 26, 2012 at 10:29 PM
Some of the places that buy gold also take jewelry in pawn, I believe. Not sure which ones, though I may find out before Christmas (!).
Unfiltered Steve Simoneau October 26, 2012 at 10:49 PM
Justin has never struck me as the sharpest tack in the box. He used to be a server at a business where I go on occasion. You don't spit into the wind. You don't poo where you eat. You don't pawn where you burgle.
Louisa Hufstader (Editor) October 26, 2012 at 10:52 PM
Well, at least he kept his business local.
Unfiltered Steve Simoneau October 26, 2012 at 10:55 PM
OMG! Too funny. You do have a point : )
Belle (Orchid Lady) October 26, 2012 at 11:39 PM
Steve and Louisa you two are cracking me up!
chuck2251 October 27, 2012 at 05:22 PM
Pawn shops and Craig s list are good places to start looking for yous stuff if you are a victim ..
Belle (Orchid Lady) October 27, 2012 at 11:30 PM
Isn't there one (pawn) shop on the corner of Jefferson and Pueblo, right next store to the ice cream place? I always thought it was a pawn and bike repair shop. Someone told me once, and it stuck in my head. LOL, which doesn't happen often, I'm super forgetful!
Tom Davidson November 01, 2012 at 09:24 AM
Is Craig's List downtown ?
Scott Yeager November 01, 2012 at 06:08 PM
Craigslist is almost everywhere. http://sfbay.craigslist.org/

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