Release Date/Time: 3/7/2016 8:12 PM
Incident: Burglary of Occupied Home
Report #: 16 03 0315
Date: Monday, 3/7/2016
Time: 01:47 PM
Location: 18000 Block of Lohman Street
A 19 year-old male was home alone upstairs in his residence on the 18000 block of Lohman Street when he heard strange sounds downstairs. He investigated the sounds and saw two people breaking into his home. The victim hid under his bed and contacted family members who then called police. Nearby family arrived at the home before officers and chased the suspects away. A Responding officer captured one of the suspects a couple of blocks away and found him in possession of property taken from the home. The second suspect was seen by a family member on a nearby street and was stopped and detained by officers. Both suspects, a 16 and 17 year-old male, were arrested and transported to the Police Department. The suspects were issued citations for Burglary and released to their parents pending a court date. The stolen property was recovered.
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Release Authorized by: Cmdr. John C. Murray
Telephone: (831) 758-7250