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A soda can left in the bathroom of a burgled residence in Oceanside last January recently led to an arrest, according to detective Douglas Baxter of the Oceanside Police Department.

DNA collected from the can of Dr Pepper soda (which the burglar allegedly took from the refrigerator) was matched to “a known offender” named Gilbert Guillermo Vasquez, 34, according to papers filed in court.

The owner of the house on Silver Birch Way said he does not know Vasquez and that he didn’t give Vasquez permission to enter his home, according to the detective.

Vasquez is scheduled to appear at the Vista courthouse on June 16.

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