WATERLOO – A Waterloo man has been arrested for allegedly trying to break into a number of vehicles overnight.
Police allege Eric Ryan Giacobbe, 39, used two metal pipes in an attempt to pry open a Chevrolet Corvette, a Hyundai Santa Fe and a Buick LeSabre in the 400 block of Locust Street.
A neighbor called police after seeing someone breaking into cars around 1:50 a.m. Wednesday, and officers found Giacobbe digging in a nearby dumpster. A foot chase ensued, and Giacobbe was detained. Officers found a bag of meth in his pants pocket, according to court records.
Giacobbe was arrested for one count of third-degree burglary, two counts of attempted burglary, possession of burglary tools, possession of meth and interference. Bond was set at $10,000.
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