Homeowners detain burglar until police arrive
January 22, 2013
Homeowners detained a burglar Jan. 20 until police arrived and arrested the woman.
Issaquah police responded to a burglary in progress in the 100 block of Northwest Alder Place at about 9:45 p.m.
The homeowners discovered the burglar, a 30-year-old Seattle woman, inside the home and called 911. The burglar attempted to flee, and a resident detained the kicking, struggling woman until officers arrived.
Police discovered the woman held numerous items belonging to the homeowners and taken from inside the residence.
Officers booked the woman into the King County Jail on first-degree burglary charges.
The case is under investigation by the Issaquah Police Department Patrol Division. People with questions about the case can call the on-duty supervisor at 837-3200.