According to Fremont police, 35-year-old Brian Schulman stole wipes, gloves and masks from Unitek College, a nursing school with campuses across California.
The suspect was cited and released from police custody on a felony burglary charge.
On Wed evening, officers arrested 35 year old Brian Schulman for burglarizing Unitek College and stealing medical masks, sanitizing wipes, and protective gloves. Approximately 1000 N95/surgical/cloth masks were recovered. Officers cited & released Schulman for felony burglary. pic.twitter.com/5rd8n2rAq7— Fremont Police Department (@FremontPD) April 16, 2020
The Fremont Police Department said the suspect was released due to a bail schedule set by the Judicial Council of California, which sets bail at zero for certain crimes.
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The new rule set by the council is aimed at reducing the California jail population during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The rule sets bail at zero for lower level felonies and most misdemeanors, according to the order.
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