News Release News Release The City of Palo Alto
Communications Department
250 Hamilton Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94301


Subject :

ATM Thief In Custody
Contact : Detective Brian Philip, Palo Alto Police Department    650-353-0624
Palo Alto, Ca -  On Tuesday, May 18, 2010 Palo Alto Police Detectives, with the assistance of State Parole and the San Jose Police Department  burglary unit, located and arrested parolee Juan Cortinas ( Dat of Birth: 3/26/1978).

Mr. Cortinas is the primary suspect in three Stanford Federal Credit Union ATM burglaries and a related auto theft. These burglaries began in November of 2009, the last occurring on March 8, 2010. All of the ATMs have been recovered.

Mr. Cortinas and his girlfriend Nicole Mccabe (Date of Birth: 7/1/1981) are also primary suspects in a related United States Postal Service burglary case and will be charged as such. She was arrested by officer form the San jose and Palo Alto Police Departments, State Parole Officers , and Unites States Postal Service Inspectors on May 4, 2010. McCabe was on parole at the time of her arrest. Mr. Cortinas was also located on this same day, but he intentionally fled from police.

Mr. Cortinas was booked into the Santa Clara County Main Jail for a State parole violation. Additional charges are forthcoming, consisting of multiple counts of burglary, possession of stolen property, auto theft, forgery, and evading a police officer.