CONCORD (CBS SF) — A 30-year-old Pleasant Hill man was arrested after allegedly trying to burglarize homes in Concord’s Dana Farms neighborhood early Wednesday morning, a police lieutenant said.
Raymond Allen was arrested after a resident in the area of Lewis and Ironwood ways called police just after 12:30 a.m. to report that an unknown man with a backpack was in her backyard, Concord police Lt. Ivan Menchaca said.READ MORE: UPDATE: Wind-Whipped Wildfire Near Big Sur Grows To 1,500 Acres; Residents Forced To Evacuate; Highway 1 Shut Down
The same resident called police again moments later to report that the man was jumping residential fences in the area.
As officers arrived, police received another call from a resident on nearby Merritt Court saying that a man was in their backyard, Menchaca said.READ MORE: UPDATE: High Winds Topple Trees; Downs Power Lines; Leave Path Of Destruction In San Jose Neighborhood
Officers were able to locate the suspect a short time later on Merritt Court.
The suspect, later identified as Allen, was arrested on suspicion of attempted residential burglary, prowling and narcotics possession and taken to county jail in Martinez.MORE NEWS: Pipeline Of Illegal Weapons Shutdown; Four Arrested In San Mateo, Alameda County Raids
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