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Burglary Interrupted in Unincorporated Lafayette

Updated: Two suspects in custody in Tuesday afternoon incident, police say.

Update, 8:35 a.m. Thursday, one suspect named.

A resident came home at 2:20 p.m. Wednesday to La Playa Court in the unincorporated area along the Lafayette-Pleasant Hill border and saw two burglars fleeing from the back of his house, police said.

Lafayette police, Pleasant Hill police and sheriff's officers responded and set up a perimeter for the suspects in an area just east of Taylor Boulevard. A police canine unit was employed.

One suspect was found at about 2:50 p.m. on a hillside, Contra Costa Sheriff's Office spokesman Jimmy Lee said. The second suspect was located near Taylor Boulevard at 3:36 p.m. Most of the stolen items were recovered, Lee said.

Both were arrested on charges of burglary and conspiracy, Lee said:

Sean James, 20, of Walnut Creek, booked into county jail on bail of $100,000.

A 17-year-old male was booked into juvenile hall.

c5 November 15, 2012 at 08:23 PM
does anyone know the address?
c5 November 15, 2012 at 08:27 PM
oops, didn't read thoroughly enough...we saw a police car on our street last night (not la playa ct), wasn't sure if it happened on our street or not. happy it did not, glad they got the bad boy.
Fritz 'Congodog' Stoop November 16, 2012 at 04:47 PM
Well done!

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