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Home surveillance video leads to arrest in North Natomas burglary

Joseph Green
Joseph Green Photo provided by Sacramento Police Department

Sacramento police say a homeowner’s surveillance video led to the arrest of one of two men suspected of burglarizing a North Natomas residence in October.

The burglary occurred Oct. 20 in the area of Lyman Circle and North Bend Drive. Two men were captured on the victim’s surveillance video during the burglary. One wore a red T-shirt and had a Mohawk-type haircut. On Wednesday, 43-year-old Joseph Green was arrested after he was identified as one of the men in the video, according to a Police Department news release. Police said he had been connected to similar crimes in the city.

Investigators continue working to identify the other man.

Anyone with information about the burglary is asked to call the Sacramento Police Department dispatch center at 916-264-5471 or Crime Alert at 916-443-4357, or text a tip to 274637. Enter SACTIP followed by the tip information. Callers may remain anonymous and could be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

Cathy Locke: 916-321-5287, @lockecathy