Suspected burglar caught red-handed by owner

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Ramon Carreno Ochoa By Alicia Barron Ramon Carreno Ochoa By Alicia Barron

CHANDLER, Ariz. – Police arrested an alleged car burglar after the car’s owner reportedly caught the suspect in the act.

A homeowner says he caught a man burglarizing his car at 4 a.m. Friday in the 1200 block of East Boston Street in Chandler.

When police arrived on scene, the victim was able to provide officers with a detailed description of the suspect’s vehicle.

Officers were able to locate the alleged thief’s getaway car a short distance away.

The suspect, identified as Ramon Carreno-Ochoa, 42, tried to run from officers but was quickly arrested.

He now faces three counts of burglary as well as possession of drug paraphernalia.

Chandler police remind you to never leave valuables in your car and try to park them in well-lit areas or in a garage if possible.