Security officer interrupts burglary in progress www.privateofficer.com
By: Brett Davis/Staff
PRIVATE OFFICER NEWS
A security officer on patrol of a shopping center discovered an active burglary and notified police.
Police were immediately dispatched and responded to the burglary on the 4900 block of Stevenson Boulevard on Thursday at about 12:30 a.m.
A security officer told police that he found the front door to the old Albertson’s supermarket open and a white utility truck parked to the rear of the business near an open roll up door, police said.
Arriving officers found copper piping in the back of the truck and more copper pipes stacked near the rollup door.
The shopping center was surrounded and an extensive search using police dogs was conducted, but yielded no suspects, police said.
The truck, a 1986 Chevrolet, was towed for evidence.
The case is being investigated, police said.