SAN PABLO (BCN) — Police on Sunday recovered turtles and baby chicks stolen last week in a burglary at a San Pablo pet supply store.

A suspect in the burglary Sept. 7 at El Granero Feed & Pet Supplies at 2228 Church Lane was identified via surveillance video and officers saw and detained the person on Sunday.

Officer Nelson with the recovered turtles (CBS SF)

In the suspect’s backpack were “some baby chicks stuffed in a plastic box” and three turtles.

“Luckily the turtles and some of the chicks were unharmed,” the San Pablo Police Department said on its Facebook page.

An officer contacted the owner of the pet store, who retrieved the stolen animals.

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