Burglary Charges Reduced for Dario Pini

Felony burglary charges were dropped against landlord Dario Pini for attempting to carry off a handful of items he found at the site of demolished apartment complex on Carrillo Street; instead, the District Attorney’s Office has re-filed the complaint as a misdemeanor. The trial is scheduled to take place next week.

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