Man gets jail time for OC burglary spree targeting quarters in laundry machines

WESTMINSTER — — A male pleaded guilty as well as was punished Tuesday to 270 days in jail for getting into coin washing equipments in Cypress as well as Fullerton apartment to swipe quarters.

Jerry Scott Reed, 55, entered his appeal to 18 counts of theft and confessed sentencing improvements for devoting burglary while out on bail for earlier break-ins entailing coin laundry machines.

Reed drilled into coin-operated washing devices at the Sycamore Town apartment or condos at 3301 Yorba Linda Blvd. in Fullerton to swipe adjustment on Nov. 15, Dec. 20, Dec. 26, Jan. 4, Jan. 7 and Jan. 9.

Last loss, Reed was accuseded of a lots matters of burglary for damaging right into coin washing equipments at the Casa Grande home facility in Cypress. In between April 16 as well as Sept. 25 of last year, he swiped concerning $2,000 in quarters, Cypress police Sgt. Dean Pinvidic claimed.

Security video camera footage connected the offender to a loads crimes, yet there were a lot more such break-ins in the laundry facilities, the sergeant said.

He said Reed entered into laundry spaces in the early morning hrs and also make use of a power drill to access to the coin boxes.

Reed caused regarding $6,000 in damage to the washing machines as well as clothes dryers. When authorities apprehended him, he was carrying power tools and a sack packed with regarding $160 in quarters, Pinvidic claimed.

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