Santa Fe police: Man broke into car, lied to officers

Jesse Owens
Jesse Owens

SANTA FE (KRQE) – A 21-year-old Santa Fe man is behind bars after he burglarized a car and lied to police. The Santa Fe Police Department said officers responded to reports of a suspicious person on Hickox Street at 4:00 p.m. Monday.

There officers encountered Jesse Owens. Police said Owens gave officers a fake name and date of birth. However, Owens’ story didn’t add up and officers were able to gather evidence linking Owens to the car burglary.

SFPD said Owens has been charged with burglary, criminal damage to property and concealing ID. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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