Orange County District Attorney
Tony Rackauckas, District Attorney
401 Civic Center Drive West
Santa Ana, CA 92701
For Immediate Release
June 07, 2007
FIRE ACADEMY GRADUATE CHARGED WITH ROBBERY FOR HOLDING UP MOTHER WITH HER CHILDREN
IN THEIR FULLERTON HOME
*defendant also charged with breaking into two more homes
On June 5, 2007, a mother was driving into her attached garage at her home in
Macias is accused of getting out of his car and running away on foot. He is accused of breaking into a home and attempting to disguise himself by changing into the clothes of the absent residents. When police arrived before the defendant could flee, Macias is accused of hiding himself in the attic of the house and causing a four hour stand-off with officers. When the SWAT team announced that they were entering the home, Macias is accused of surrendering and was taken into custody.
In addition to the stolen purse, Macias is accused of being in possession of property stolen from a separate victim during another residential burglary committed earlier that morning.