Chico burglars caught red-handed

Jul 22, 2014 3:43 PM by News Staff

Chico Police arrested two men early Tuesday afternoon after a man reportedly caught the suspects stealing from him.

Police responded to a call reporting a burglary in progress at the 1600 block of Greenwhich Drive around 12:15 p.m. The suspects were allegedly stealing items from a boat parked in the victim's driveway.

The neighbor making the call told police the victim of the burglary was chasing one of the suspects down the street. The victim caught and held one of the suspects until police could arrive and take him into custody.

The second suspect, later identified as Dave McClain, was arrested a few minutes later after fleeing on his bike.

All of the stolen property was returned to the vicitm.


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