Chico burglar caught in the act, arrested moments later

Jun 7, 2015 2:03 PM by News Staff

A Chico man was able to scare off a burglar he caught rummaging through his home early Sunday morning.

The resident called police just before 3 a.m. Sunday reporting that a man had just broken into his home through a locked door.

The resident scared off the suspect, and was able to give police a detailed description of the burglar.

Officers began a search, and found a suspect matching the description at West 4th Street and Hazel Street.

The suspect, who was identified as Xavier Roland, was taken into custody and has been booked into the Butte County Jail on suspicion of residential burglary.


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