ANTIOCH, Calif. (KRON) — A suspect was arrested after an overnight burglary on Friday at a Walgreens, the Antioch Police Department announced in a Facebook post. Officers were alerted that around 2:14 a.m. there was a burglary in progress.
The suspect — who was not identified by police — was stealing tobacco products and medications. Among the stolen products were packs of Marlboro cigarettes.
Photos show the glass door of the store’s entrance was shattered.
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When police arrived at the scene, the male suspect almost got away, police said. However, an officer found him hiding in a dumpster and then detained him.
The suspect was booked into county jail on charges of felony burglary, being a prohibited person in possession of ammunition and prohibition violation. The Walgreens is located at 3416 Deer Valley Road.