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Residential burglar nets four-year sentence

A 20-year-old man was sentenced Jan. 31 to four years in prison for burglarizing four apartments on West Point Loma Boulevard.

Jonathan Michael Chambers and his attorney agreed to accept a four-year term when he pleaded guilty Dec. 5 to the burglaries. San Diego Superior Court Judge Charles Gill gave Chambers credit for already serving 340 days in jail.

Chambers left DNA evidence on his discarded cigarette butt and left his fingerprints at one burglary, said Deputy District Attorney Gregg McClain. Some victims got their property back.

Restitution to the victims may be heard at a later date. Chambers was fined nearly $1,000 and denied probation. The burglaries took place in April, June and July 2012, and Chambers also lived nearby in Point Loma.

One victim was a Marine and some of his insignias were taken from his uniform. Another victim was asleep on the couch when Chambers got into her apartment and awoke her dog.

Chambers was arrested Aug. 15.

Neal Putnam

‘Little Free Library' opens in Point Loma

There is now a new “Little Free Library” beckoning to readers in Point Loma after having been built and opened at 3343 Harbor View Drive. It was put in place by Carl Scragg and Patt Seitas and allows readers to browse the selection, take a book and leave a book.

The national Little Free Library organization is dedicated to promoting literacy and the love of reading worldwide while building a sense of community.

For more information, call Scragg at (619) 226-6025, visit www.LittleFree-Library.org, or email Carl.Scragg@-att.net.

Thrift shop to host jewelry-sales event

Enjoy a unique resale experience at the upcoming jewelry event by the Point Loma American Cancer Society Discovery Shop from Feb. 8-9.

Featured will be hearts for Valentines Day and a variety of other baubles for that someone special. All proceeds from the sales go to cancer research and education.

The store is located at 3609 Midway Drive, Suite C. Store hours for the event are Friday, Feb. 8 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 9 from 10 a.m. to

5 p.m. For more information, call (619) 224-4336.
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