Crime

Oceano teen arrested after items stolen from home while family slept

Grover Beach police have arrested a 16-year-old boy on suspicion of burglarizing a home while the family slept inside, police say.

Authorities responded to a call about 6:20 a.m. Tuesday after a homeowner on the 700 block of Naples Street in Grover Beach reported that a person had entered the house and stole several electronic items, including phones and computers, a news release said.

Through electronic tracking, police say they found the stolen items in the possession of a 16-year-old boy in the 1400 block of 16th Street in Oceano. All stolen items were recovered.

The teen was booked into San Luis Obispo County Juvenile Services Center on suspicion of burglary and possession of stolen property, the release said.

Anyone with additional information on the burglary can call Detective Brad Carey at 805-473-4511 or Crime Stoppers at 805-549-7867.

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