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.READ MORE: LA Film Production Sees Boom In 2021
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.READ MORE: Health Officials Urge Residents To Exercise Caution Against COVID-19 While Watching Games
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.
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