Sheriff’s deputies arrested a man in Sacramento County on Thursday for allegedly breaking through a wall between businesses while committing a burglary.
Deputies responded about 3 a.m. Thursday to a burglar alarm activation at a business in the 6000 block of Franklin Boulevard. Deputies who first responded could see a man taking money from a cash register of a restaurant.
When more deputies arrived, the burglar fled on foot. He was found hiding under a car parked at a nearby apartment complex.
Robert Demetrio Chavez, 47, of Sacramento was booked into the Sacramento County jail on suspicion of burglary. Deputies recovered cash and stolen property.
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Upon further investigation, it was discovered that the burglar had broken into a mini-mart and then created a hole in a common wall to enter the adjacent restaurant.