Burglar caught in Arroyo Grande
May 7, 2015
Arroyo Grande police caught a suspected thief Tuesday morning standing on a neighboring property of a home he allegedly just burglarized.
The victim of the burglary woke up to find Arroyo Grande resident Stephen Onaga in his house, according to the Arroyo Grande Police Department. When confronted, Onaga, 30, fled the house with some of the victim’s property.
Officers responded to the 200 block of Alder Street at 9:33 a.m. Upon arriving at the scene, they found Onaga standing in the yard of a neighboring home near an open door.
Onaga had the stolen property in his possession when officers located him. The officers arrested Onaga and booked him in San Luis Obispo County Jail.
Onaga is charged with burglary and possession of stolen property. His bail is set at $50,000, according to the county jail website.