Burglar Cornered in Car
Police arrested a man for attempted auto burglary after the owner of the car and his friends trapped the suspected burglar inside the car. According to police, someone forced through a window of a car parked on the 2500 block of Etna Street Wednesday at 9:46 p.m. The owner heard someone outside, saw the man inside the car and the owner and his friends surrounded the car, holding him until police arrived. Police arrested Daniel Kiehn, 20, of Berkeley.
Police arrested a 44-year-old man and a 13-year-old boy Sept. 29 after a purse was reported stolen from a home on the 900 block of Hearst. According to police, the resident couldn’t find her purse, which she had left near a sliding glass back door that she found open. As she continued to search, she heard her car alarm go off and spotted two people standing by her car. She called the police and started following the pair as they casually walked away. When she pointed them out to police, officers arrested the pair on suspicion of burglary. The purse was eventually found near the car where the pair was standing.
The resident of a home in the 1500 block of Oxford Street was sitting in his back yard last Wednesday afternoon while a robber entered the dwelling through the front, making off with a laptop computer and cash. According to police, the victim said he then saw a suspicious looking man walking past him on Oxford and when he went back inside his home, he found the front door pried open and his computer and $700 cash missing. Police have no suspects.