Grover Beach woman wakes up to find a burglar in her bedroom, police say

A Grover Beach woman was startled awake late one night this week to find a burglar standing in her bedroom.

Police say that Esteban Zuniga entered a home in the 700 block of Trouville Avenue at 11:36 p.m. Wednesday and went into the woman’s bedroom. When she awoke, he confronted her and kept her from leaving.

Her sister overhead the commotion and called police, causing the 29-year-old Zuniga started to run away from the house.

Grover Beach officers who had been called saw Zuniga and were able to give chase and catch him.

Zuniga was arrested on suspicion of burglary, false imprisonment and resisting arrest. He was booked into County Jail.