Source: Russian Federation Ministry of Internal Affairs in English
The duty-unit of the MIA of Russia Division for the city of Anapa received several reports of theft from local residents. The applicants told the police that cash and jewelry had disappeared from their private households and apartments.
In the course of operational-search activities, law enforcement officers studied the recordings of video surveillance cameras located in the areas where crimes had been committed and established the identity of the alleged offender. Officers of the Criminal Investigation Administration of the MIA of Russia GA for the Krasnodar Territory together with colleagues from the MIA of Russia Division for the city of Anapa detained on a street of the resort city a 33-year-old man, who had previously been convicted several times, and took him to the Police Division.
It was established that the detainee stole property of citizens from apartments and households, penetrating the dwellings through unlocked windows and doors. The Police established the involvement of the offender in 6 episodes of the unlawful activity. The total material damage made almost 1.5 mln. rubles. Policemen found and seized most of the stolen property at the place of temporary residence of the detainee in a local hotel. Money and valuables were returned to their rightful owners.
There were initiated 6 criminal cases on the grounds of offenses stipulated by part 3 of Article 158 “Fraud” of the RF Criminal Code. The sanctions of this article presume a punishment in the form of imprisonment for a term of up to 6 years. Currently, the detainee is placed in a temporary detention facility.