Police arrest San Carlos home burglar suspect, another still at large

SAN CARLOS (KRON) — Police arrested a suspect in connection with an alleged home burglary Sunday evening in San Carlos, San Mateo County sheriff’s officials said.

Police are still searching for another suspect who remains at large.

Deputies arrested Cesar Garcia, 18, of Redwood City at about 5:45 p.m. Sunday in the 100 block of G Street in Redwood City, according to sheriff’s officials.

Garcia was arrested on suspicion of resisting arrest, conspiracy home burglary and on a warrant for a felony burglary.

Deputies responded at about 5 p.m. to the alleged burglary at a home near White Oak Way and Walnut Street, sheriff’s officials said.

Witnesses told deputies that the suspects were last seen fleeing south on Laurel Street toward Eaton Avenue, according to sheriff’s officials.

Deputies and Redwood City police set up a perimeter in the area and used K-9 units to try to find the suspects.

A sheriff’s K-9 unit allegedly found Garcia in a gardening shed at the rear of a home, according to sheriff’s officials.

The other suspect was allegedly last seen fleeing north on Walnut Street toward Belmont Avenue, sheriff’s officials said.

Deputies are describing suspect still at large as a Hispanic male in his late teens or early 20s.

He was last seen wearing a gray “Giants” sweatshirt, blue jeans and a gray baseball cap with a red bill.

Anyone with information about the alleged burglary is being asked to get in touch with sheriff’s Detective Scott Berberian at (650) 363-4051 or at sberberian@smcgov.org. Callers can also leave anonymous tips at (800) 547-2700.

Bay City News contributes to this article

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