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.READ MORE: 12-Year-Old Arrested For Setting Fires In Tinder-Dry Berkeley Hills
The resident locked himself in a closet and waited for police, who found a suspect exiting the home’s front door, police said.READ MORE: Vallejo Police Investigating Fourth Homicide Of The Year
Jason Gerrard, 45, of Scotts Valley, was arrested on suspicion of burglary.MORE NEWS: California Drought: Healdsburg Bans Sprinklers; Sets Personal Water Use To 74 Gallons A Day
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.