Local Man Arrested over Hotel Room Burglary
KUTA ~ Rudi Prasetyo, from Sidoarjo, was arrested over suspicion of theft, police said.
Prasetyo allegedly confessed to police that he had broken into six hotels in Kuta and had robbed approximately 12 rooms, including rooms at the Tunjung Bali Hotel on Jl. Padma, the Gora Inn an on Jl. Poppies II and the Benesri Hotel, also on Jl Poppies II.
Police said that Prasetyo admitted to entering rooms 209, 210 and 211 at the Tunjung Bali Hotel and stealing Rp1 million (US$107), a cellphone and a digital camera.
At Benesari, he allegedly stole Rp1.2 million, another cellphone and another camera from rooms 422 and 411.
Prasetyo was suspected of having also stolen a cellphone from room 14 at the Dua Dara Hotel on Jl. Legian and a mobile phone and DVD player from rooms 114 and 118 at the Lusa Inn Hotel on Jl. Melasti, police stated.
The goods were supposedly sold in Denpasar and Surabaya, they said.
â€œWe already had photos of the thief. We were just developing the case against him. He had also Allegedly broken into a Radisson hotel room,â€ a police spokesman said.Filed under: The Island