According to the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office, on Friday, Nov. 30 at approximately 6:45 p.m., two people walked into liquor department of the Lucky Supermarket located at 1133 Industrial Road in San Carlos, and proceeded to stuff alcohol bottles into the pockets of of the trench coat of the adult suspect whole the juvenile suspect stood watch.
The adult suspect has been identified as George Bjurberg, a 25-year-old transient. The second suspect is a minor and has not been identified.
Deputies say that after concealing the alcohol bottles, the suspects walked directly toward the exit doors. A Lucky staff member noticed alcohol bottles protruding from Bjurberg's trench coat pockets and ordered him to stop. Bjurberg and the juvenile co-conspirator fled the store and were seen leaving the scene in a red Volkswagen Jetta eastbound on Howard Avenue.
San Mateo County sheriff's deputies located the vehicle on Lenolt Avenue in Redwood City a short time later. When contacted, both suspects were contacted in the vehicle and admitted their role in the theft.
In addition to the theft, deputies say that in Bjurberg was also found to be on California Department of Corrections (CDC) Parole for a violent felony. Bjurberg was booked into the San Mateo County Jail for burglary, conspiracy and a parole violation. The Juvenile Suspect was booked into Youth Services Center for conspiracy to commit burglary.