SCOTTS VALLEY (CBS SF) — A burglary suspect was arrested Friday afternoon in Scotts Valley after a resident told 911 dispatchers that he was home alone and heard someone inside.

The burglary was reported at about 3:00 p.m. in the 600 block of Bean Creek Road, according to police.

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The resident locked himself in a closet and waited for police, who found a suspect exiting the home’s front door, police said.

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Jason Gerrard, 45, of Scotts Valley, was arrested on suspicion of burglary.

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Police are advising residents to lock their doors and windows, be aware of people or vehicles near their home and report suspicious activity in their neighborhood.