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News - September 18, 2013

Portola Valley: Stolen Porsche is recovered

A silver Porsche 911S, reported stolen from a Portola Valley home on Sept. 11, was recovered in Belmont later that day, according to deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office.

In an incident that deputies said involved stolen property with a total value of $140,000, a resident of Hillbrook Drive reported the loss of firearms, knives, jewelry and a computer in addition to the car. All the missing items were recovered, deputies said.

Deputies identified the Porsche at about 6:30 p.m. after checking the license plate, then located and arrested Juan Ortega-Ramos, 24, of Redwood City on suspicion of possessing stolen property.

Deputies said they also recovered property allegedly associated with other burglaries on the Peninsula.

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