Early morning break-ins result in arrest

Andrey Yakimov

Andrey Yakimov

A rash of early Saturday morning commercial burglaries resulted in a Sacramento man being detained after a vehicle matching the description of that involved was found behind the former Carson Valley Chevrolet building.

Andrey Yakimov, 34, was taken into custody around 8 a.m. on a Nevada State Police contempt warrant just two hours after deputies responded to Pacific Gas for a break-in. Deputies were alerted by an owner who saw someone “sneaking around” inside the Gardnerville gas station and a Prius parked there.

Douglas County investigators were working on a series of burglaries in Carson Valley Plaza as the call at Pacific Gas came in around 6 a.m.

In both instances someone entered the business through the roof, something authorities in California reported Yakimov has done several times.

Alpine County authorities are also investigating a commercial burglary.

Yakimov was reportedly wearing an ankle monitor when he was taken into custody. He is being held on $81,152 bail on three counts of commercial burglary and possession of a controlled substance. He is scheduled to appear in East Fork Justice Court on Wednesday.


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