A man who allegedly burglarized two homes in Palo Alto’s College Terrace neighborhood was arrested on Wednesday morning, Nov. 11, police said in a statement released on Friday afternoon, Nov. 13. Detectives are investigating whether he and another man are connected to a series of early-morning burglaries in the city that occurred in October while residents were at home. The second person remains at large, police said.
On Tuesday, police responded to a residential burglary call at about 7:54 a.m. A woman in her 30s discovered two bicycles missing from her garage in the 2300 block of Cornell Street. Home surveillance cameras captured two males attempting to pry open her garage door at 4:07 a.m. When they were unsuccessful, they pried open a side door leading into the garage and stole the bicycles. The woman had been asleep at the time. The men did not enter the main residence.
Officers discovered video footage captured on a neighbor’s surveillance camera of the men arriving and leaving in a white pickup truck. Police located two bicycles abandoned on the sidewalk a few houses away. One of the bicycles belonged to the woman and the other bicycle had been stolen from the Stanford University campus earlier in the day.
Police also responded to a second call at about 8:10 a.m. regarding a white 2010 GMC Sierra C1500 truck, which had been stolen overnight between midnight and 6:40 a.m. in the 2000 block of Amherst Street. The stolen truck matched the one seen on the surveillance…