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: UPDATE: Cal Fire Crews Reach 80% Containment on Fremont Fire Near Napa-Sonoma County Line
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: NHL Clears Evander Kane In Gambling Probe; Faces New Allegations Of Spousal Abuse
Jason Gerrard, 45, of Scotts Valley, was arrested on suspicion of burglary.MORE NEWS: Posey, Bryant Lead Giants Past Padres, Increase NL West Lead To 2 Games
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.