Burglary

Long Beach Police Chief Jim McDonnell leads a news conference Thursday, July 24, 2014, in Long Beach, Calif. Police said they're deciding whether to arrest an 80-year-old man who shot a fleeing, unarmed burglar despite her telling him she was pregnant, but they have arrested the woman's accomplice on suspicion of murder for taking part in a crime that led to her death. Photos at left show the surviving suspect, Gus Adams, and the Andrea Miller, who was killed. (AP Photo/The Press-Telegram, Gregory Yee)

Prosecutors consider charges after burglar killed

  LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors deciding whether to charge a California man who says he fatally shot a violent burglar in the back in an alley as she fled his home face a […]

07/25/2014

During a news conference Thursday, July 24, 2014, in Long Beach, Calif., police display photos of Gus Adams and Andrea Miller. Police said they're deciding whether to arrest an 80-year-old man who shot a fleeing, unarmed burglar--Miller--despite her telling him she was pregnant, but they have arrested the woman's accomplice--Adams--on suspicion of murder for taking part in a crime that led to her death. (AP Photo/Long Beach Press-Telegram, Sean Hiller)

Coroner: Burglar killed by homeowner not pregnant

  LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Officials say a burglar who was fatally shot by an 80-year-old Long Beach homeowner was not pregnant as she had claimed moments before her death as she fled the […]

07/25/2014

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80-year-old kills burglar in Long Beach

LONG BEACH (CNS) – Authorities today pondered the future of an 80-year- old man who says he shot to death a woman who was running away after ransacking his home in Bixby Knolls even though […]

07/24/2014

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Long Beach man, 80, fatally shoots burglar

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An 80-year-old Long Beach man says he shot and killed a woman he caught burglarizing his home, despite her plea that she was pregnant. Tom Greer tells KNBC-TV that he confronted […]

07/24/2014

File-This April 5, 2014, file photo shows singer Miley Cyrus performing at the Barclays Center in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

Car, jewelry taken in burglary of Miley Cyrus home

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police are searching for a pair of burglars they say broke into Miley Cyrus’ San Fernando Valley home and got away with jewelry and a luxury car. The LAPD […]

06/01/2014

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Suspected burglar nabbed after he napped

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Police in Northern California say a burglary suspect might have gotten away if he hadn’t gotten sleepy. The Sacramento Bee reports 68-year-old Daniel Chaconas was arrested Saturday after napping in a […]

09/30/2013

Burglary suspect falls through ceiling

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A burglar who tried to break into an ATM at a bank in San Francisco was arrested Friday after he hopped onto the roof of a nearby building to escape and […]

09/20/2013

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Braggart burglar sentenced to 105 years to life

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A career criminal has been sentenced to 105 years to life in prison after boasting to authorities that he had a master’s degree in burglary. The Orange County Register reports […]

06/08/2013

Female boxer gets championship belts back

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two stolen championship belts have been returned to a female boxer after Los Angeles police linked a fingerprint to the suspected burglar.

02/19/2013

6 charged in $3.2M Santa Monica art, Porsche theft

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) – Los Angeles County prosecutors have charged six people in the theft of $3.2 million worth of paintings, wine, jewelry and a Porsche from a Santa Monica home.

01/05/2013

Burglary suspect's GPS bracelet leads to arrest

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Los Angeles police have arrested a burglary suspect after tracing his movements from a GPS monitor he wore while allegedly commiting the crime. A police statement says 48-year-old Wilbert Matheney was […]

10/08/2012

Burglary shooting in Garden Grove

GARDEN GROVE (CNS) – A suspected burglar trying to break into a Garden Grove home was shot by the resident today, police said. A man was attempting to break into a home about 9 a.m. […]

09/26/2012

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