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Two year sentence for video game burglaries

A man arrested for breaking into vending machines at the Embassy Vacation Resort pleaded guilty Thursday, and was sentenced to two years in a California state prison.

Craig Wilson, 53, of Danville, Calif., was captured on video tape last month, breaking into a video game machine. Still photos from the video were distributed to employees, and the following evening Wilson was spotted again at the resort.

Police said they found Wilson carrying pry tools and gloves. Investigators said they believe Wilson is responsible for a number of burglaries at the resort involving coin-operated machines. The burglaries date back to 1998.



Wilson pleaded guilty to one felony count of commercial burglary and one count of possession of stolen property. He waived his right to a sentencing review by the probation department Thursday, and asked to be sentenced immediately.

Investigators said it seems Wilson would come through South Lake Tahoe every few months and hit the resort.


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