HUNTINGTON BEACH (CBSLA.com) — Authorities say a Pomona resident has been booked on suspicion of burglary after officers responded to a burglary alarm at a supermarket in Orange County.
At around 1:23 a.m. Sunday, officers with the Huntington Beach Police Department responded to the alarm at an Albertsons located on Atlanta Avenue and Magnolia Street.
With the ground level secure, police say officers in an air unit located a “heat source on the roof.”
The man, according to police, was hiding underneath an air duct.
Police say he initially refused to come out of hiding, but eventually surrendered.
The Huntington Beach Fire Department helped safely secure the suspect by providing a ladder and rescue basket.
The suspect, identified by police as Dewayne Lee Contreras, 52, was booked into city jail on suspicion of burglary.
No further information was available.