A San Luis Obispo man was arrested early Wednesday morning after allegedly burglarizing two apartments in the city.
At 3 a.m., a resident on Cortez Court called police after hearing someone walking in her backyard, according to a news release from the San Luis Obispo Police Department.
Officers arrived and found Zachery D. Leland, 23, according to the news release.
Leland was wearing a backpack that contained a stolen computer and textbook, according to police. Leland reportedly admitted to stealing the items just before he was caught.
He told police the items had come from two apartments in the 11000 block of Los Osos Valley Road. Both apartments he entered had been unlocked, according to police, and the residents had been at home and asleep as he entered and stole the items. None had any idea Leland had been inside.
The stolen property was returned to the owners.
Leland was arrested on suspicion of first-degree burglary of an occupied dwelling, prowling and a warrant for possession of stolen property. He was booked into County Jail, where bail was set at $50,000.