Latest Burglary News

The Latest: 3 in custody after police pursuit in Los Angeles

Jul. 19, 2019 2:58 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on police pursuit in Los Angeles that ended at the parking structure of a large mall (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Los Angeles police say they have all three burglary suspects in custody after a high-speed pursuit ended at the parking structure of large shopping mall. The area...

Burglars rob Puerto Rico police station of guns, ammunition

Jul. 18, 2019 10:32 AM EDT

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's police department says somebody has broken into a police station and stolen weapons on the southern part of the U.S. territory. Police Commissioner Henry Escalera Rivera says in a department statement Thursday that the break-in occurred in the town of Guayama. A...

Woman shoots burglary suspect

Jul. 18, 2019 9:49 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A burglary suspect is in serious condition after a homeowner shot him in the shoulder from the roof of her house. KOMO-TV reports the shooting happened before 1 a.m. Thursday. The woman called 911 to report she had shot an armed man as he tried to break into her home. Police found the...

Judge won't toss charges in Vietnamese tour leaders killing

Jul. 17, 2019 2:41 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Criminal charges will stand against a convicted felon facing a death penalty trial in the killings of two Vietnamese tour leaders at a Las Vegas Strip hotel, a judge said Wednesday. Clark County District Court Judge Michelle Leavitt upheld the indictment against Julius Damiano Deangilo...

The Latest: Judge won't toss charges in tour leaders slaying

Jul. 17, 2019 2:28 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on a convicted felon's bid to have charges dismissed against him in the killing of two Vietnamese tour leaders at a Las Vegas Strip hotel (all times local): 10:20 a.m. A judge rejected a bid to throw out a criminal indictment against a convicted felon facing a death penalty...

Man passes out after breaking into bank, officer says

Jul. 17, 2019 1:11 PM EDT

BOONVILLE, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say an apparently drunken man fell asleep for nearly three hours inside a Missouri bank after breaking a window to get inside. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports that 35-year-old Eric Preston Miller, of Boonville, was charged this week with second-degree burglary in the...

Wichita man sentenced for burglary, shooting at police

Jul. 16, 2019 2:14 PM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 22-year-old Wichita man who exchanged gunfire with police during a chase has been sentenced to more than 23 years in prison. KAKE-TV reports Elijah Martinez was sentenced Tuesday to 280 months for intentional second-degree attempted murder and three counts of burglary after the...

2 charged, 4 sought in beating of motorist caught on video

Jul. 16, 2019 10:45 AM EDT

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Jersey City police have arrested two women and are seeking four more people in connection with the beating of a motorist following a fender-bender that was caught on video. Bria Exum and Shirley Burrows both face aggravated assault counts, while Exum is also charged with burglary...

Break-ins target 4 west Michigan gun shops in less than week

Jul. 16, 2019 8:39 AM EDT

CASCADE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say at least four gun shops in western Michigan have been targeted by break-ins during less than a week. The latest break-ins took place early Sunday, when five guns were taken from Armory Valentine in Kentwood. Other break-ins were reported that morning at...

S. Carolina man trafficking fentanyl gets 15-year sentence

Jul. 16, 2019 8:08 AM EDT

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man has been sentenced to 15 years for trafficking fentanyl and other crimes. News outlets report 38-year-old Troy Carlisle Watt pleaded guilty Monday to trafficking fentanyl, burglary, failure to stop for blue light, assault and battery. A news release from...