Juvenile burglar caught in SLO
March 27, 2014
San Luis Obispo police officers arrested a juvenile burglar early Thursday morning for breaking into cars parked in a residential neighborhood.
Over the past several nights, police received reports of vehicle burglaries in neighborhoods near Madonna Road. Around 3:30 a.m. Thursday, officers were patrolling in the area of Pereira Drive and Madonna Road when they noticed several parked vehicles had lights on.
The officers noticed a male walking in front of them on Pereira Road. When the suspect saw the police car, he ran away.
Police caught the suspect, a juvenile, in the 11000 block of Los Osos Valley Road. The suspect had fled with property stolen from vehicles in the area.
Officers searched the suspect’s home and found more stolen property. They charged him with possession of stolen property and theft and booked him into the San Luis Obispo County Juvenile Services Center.
An investigation into the case is ongoing.