After a home invasion in which robbery suspects threatened a man with a gun and fired the weapons into a bedroom where his wife was sleeping, police traced the suspects through a cell phone that was stolen along with other items from the home. The robbery occurred about 1:30 in the morning with the homeowner, his wife and their small child in the residence.Police said the resident was approached by two suspects as he left his garage. One of the perpetrators pointed the gun at him and told him to lay on the ground. The two ransacked the man's garage and allegedly fired a shot through the wall that entered the bedroom where the suspect's wife lay sleeping. The suspects fled with several items, including the man's cell phone.
A man suspected of burglary in Templeton was arrested when police found him hiding in a riverbed after investigating reports of burglary involving a man wearing camouflage and carrying a machete. Authorities discovered that a local home had been burglarized and began a search for the suspect. The California Highway Patrol helicopter provided support while the San Luis Obispo Sheriff's deputies, assisted by K-9 units, conducted the search.He was found in a riverbed at the side of Highway 101 in Atascadero and was armed with a hunting knife. He surrendered the weapon after police gave him a command to drop it. The suspect was arrested for being under the influence. Police are continuing their investigation to determine if the burglary was also perpetrated by the suspect. Charges have not been filed.
A traffic stop in Fountain Valley for speeding led to the arrest of three men on theft charges. Early in the morning, a policeman saw the men leaving a Fullerton business complex in a car. No businesses in the complex were open at that time, and there had been recent burglaries in the area.