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Witnesses Help Nab Would-Be Burglar

Reported resident of trailer park allegedly attempted to break into a nearby residence.

A man was behind bars Tuesday after a witness reported the suspect attempted to break into a nearby residence.

Arrested was David Chaparro, 33, on suspicion of burglary in the first degree and on an outstanding warrant. Chaparro was held in lieu of $20,560 bail.

responded to the , 1630 South Barranca Avenue, before 1:30 p.m. after someone reportedly witnessed Chaparro attempting to break in to a trailer, police said. The suspect allegedly fled after being seen by someone.

After interviewing several others, officers eventually located Chaparro in a neighboring trailer. It appears it was an attempted burglary and that Chaparro never made it in, police said.

Chaparro is due at West Covina Superior Court June 28.

Lorraine Terpening June 27, 2012 at 02:33 PM
Good catch! Those of us who are home all day need to watch out for our neighbors!
Reviews June 27, 2012 at 03:29 PM
And those of us who are gone all day greatly appreciate that!
Concerned June 29, 2012 at 01:13 PM
Please note we live in a Mobile Home Park and Not a Trailer Homes. There is a difference. On any note, thank you for writing this article to keep people aware. However, I cannot understand why bail was set so low. What if this person had of harmed someone.

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